Executive Master of Business Administration

The Executive MBA program is designed for experienced professionals and managers who would benefit from understanding business principles they need to be successful in either growing their own business or moving up in their company. Faculty and corporate mentors provide useful tools and a framework for people who need to craft a better business strategy as well as understand some key business tools and philosophies. The Executive MBA program is fast-paced and rigorous; students receive a lot of information and can apply it immediately in their business environment. 


The graduate degree programs are accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) International.

Executive MBA Admission Requirements

A student interested in the Executive MBA program must meet the general admission requirements outlined in the Graduate section of this catalog as well as meet College of Business requirements. In addition to meeting the minimum requirements outlined to be admitted to the Office of Graduate Studies, applicants to the Executive MBA program will need to have earned a bachelor's degree. In addition, applicants must have at least three years of professional work experience for program consideration.  Applicants must complete an application for the program, submit three reference letters, an essay, a resume and pay an application fee. Applicants will also have to go through an interview with a member of the Executive MBA admissions committee. Given the professional work experience requirement, there is no GMAT or GRE requirement for admission to this program.

Program Learning Goals

  • Program Goal 1: Mastery of Content: Graduates will demonstrate knowledge, cognizance, analysis, and solution for managing diverse organizational challenges.
  • Program Goal 2: Ethical Leadership: Graduates will be cognizant of ethical challenges and leadership issues pertaining to a business environment.
  • Program Goal 3: Global Perspective: Graduates will develop knowledge regarding the global issues, practices, challenges to be successful leaders in a global economy.
  • Program Goal 4: Communications: Graduates will be effective rhetorical savvy to be compelling, persuasive, and influential in the management of modern corporations.

EMBA Program Requirements

EACC 5321Accounting for Executives3
EECO 5310Economics in the Global Environment3
EFIN 5310Topics in Corporate Finance3
EMCO 5320Executive Managerial Communication3
EMGM 5310Data Analysis for Managerial Decision Making3
EMGM 5311Executive Leadership3
EMGM 5330Executive Topics in Strategy and Policy3
EMGM 5340Operations and Supply Chain Management3
EMGM 5350Business Ethics and Law3
EMGM 5390Capstone Project3
EMIS 5351Information Technology and Organizational Value Creation3
EMRK 5343Marketing in a Global Environment3
Total Hours36