A. The EMBA program is completed in four academic semesters. Classes meet Fridays and Saturdays from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. approximately every three weeks. There is one full week of classes in the final semester to complete the international residency requirement. View the entire 20-month schedule. [PDF]
A. Classes are cohort based and your cohort will be scheduled in a set classroom in the Alfiero Center. Faculty now come to you—no more changing classrooms.
A. You can expect to spend 15-20 hours per week studying, preparing presentations, meeting with your group and attending tutoring sessions in the EMBA program. This is in addition to your time in class.
A. Students in the EMBA program are required to have five years of full-time work experience. However, the average student in the program has 14 years of experience.
A. The GMAT is not required for EMBA applicants. However, EMBA applicants are required to demonstrate their career progression, level of responsibility in their current position and potential for future professional advancement as part of the application process. Your success in the workplace is the best predictor of success in the EMBA program.
A. EMBA tuition is $12,500 per semester for student beginning the program in fall 2014. You will be considered a full-time student and financial aid is available. The fall 2015 tuition will be determined in early 2015.
A. As an incentive, there is an early admission option. If you apply and are accepted prior to the April 1 deadline, you are eligible for tuition discounts and course enhancements.
A. EMBA program costs include tuition, fees, books, meals on class days and land costs associated with the International residency. It also includes networking, camaraderie and relationships that last a lifetime.
A. Yes. Most EMBA students bring laptop computers to class with them. Many of your courses will require familiarity with word processing, spreadsheet and presentation software.