Executive Master of Business Administration (EMBA)

Students are admitted to the Master of Business Administration (MBA) program as majoring in General Management, Health Sector Management, or Social Impact. MBA students may also choose to pursue concentrations.

Learning Outcomes

The EMBA curriculum has the following learning goals:

  • Ethical leadership
  • Global perspective
  • Leadership
  • Collaborative teamwork
  • Understanding and application of core business disciplines

EMBA Curriculum—64 cr

The Executive MBA Program (EMBA) is an accelerated MBA in general management for mid-career professionals with eight or more years of experience. The curriculum format is designed so that executives earn their degree in 22 months while continuing to work full time. The integrated modules provide fluency in the academic disciplines of business and students benefit from the powerful community of peers, program-wide focus on leadership, collaboration, and immediately applicable knowledge.

The following are content descriptions of the EMBA modules and residence weeks:

First Year

  • EM 705 Introduction to EMBA (2 cr). Content: Leadership and Collaboration, Establishing Community.
  • EM 700 Residence Week 1: Leadership Challenges and Competencies I (4 cr). Content: Leadership, Transition from Management to Leadership.
  • EM 710 Quantitative Toolkit: Financial Accounting and Data Analysis Fundamentals (2 cr).
  • EM 840 Leadership and Collaboration (4 cr). Content: Leadership Principles and Practices, Self-Awareness, Collaboration Skills.
  • EM 715 Module 1: Comprehending the Environment (8 cr). Content: Strategy of Industry Analysis, Financial Markets, Macroeconomics/Public Policy, Marketing Strategy, Leadership, and Collaboration.
  • EM 745 Module 2: Understanding Organizations (8 cr). Content: Managerial and Financial Accounting, Operations, HR Structure and Culture, Leadership and Collaboration.
  • EM 740 Law and Ethics (4 cr). Content: Business Law Fundamentals and Ethics.
  • EM 765 Global Perspectives (2 cr). Content: International Management, Country Analysis.

Second Year

  • EM 755 Module 3: Creating Value in the Market (10 cr). Content: Corporate Finance, Investments, Corporate and Competitive Strategy, Economics, Collaboration Skills.
  • EM 810 Innovation and Change (4 cr). Content: Perspectives on Theory, Strategy and Design of Innovation and Change.
  • EM 830 The Global Environment: International Field Seminar (4 cr). Content: International Management, Country Analysis, Exploration of International Collaboration Initiatives.
  • EM 775 Module 4: Entrepreneurship (8 cr). Content: Entrepreneurship, Leading Change, Value Delivery (Marketing).
  • EM 800 Residence Week 2: Leadership Challenges and Competencies II (4 cr). Content: Leadership, Leading Change