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EMBA Admission

Admission Requirements

To be accepted into the program, you must have at least five years of full-time work experience and receive the endorsement of your company. Successful candidates exhibit progression in their career, advancement in their position and potential for future growth. Past EMBA students have a range of five to more than 20 years of work experience with an average of 14 years.

You'll benefit from the expertise of our faculty as well as interaction with your peers—drawing upon one another's talents and abilities.


The UB EMBA program has rolling admissions.

  • April 1: We offer an early admission discount to applicants who complete all items for their application package prior to this date. Early admission applicants qualify for a $500 per semester discount—a $2,000 savings.
  • July 1: International applicants are encouraged to apply by July 1 due to the additional time required to process international application packages.
  • August 1: The final deadline for fall admission.

Application Materials

You'll need to submit all of the following application materials before your application review and consideration for acceptance.

Application Review

Applicants who submit all application materials will be contacted for an interview. Applications are reviewed on an individual basis following the interview.