Eastern Michigan University is accepting applicants for its Executive MBA program; cohort will start in January 2024

Program is designed for experienced managers who are ready to advance their careers

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YPSILANTI, Mich. – Eastern Michigan University has opened enrollment for its new Executive MBA program set to begin in January 2024. Designed for managerial-level professionals, EMU’s Executive MBA provides a flexible learning environment for experienced managers ready to advance their careers. 

Applicants must have a minimum of five years of professional experience to join this small, cohort-based program. The Executive MBA is offered in an online intensive format where students will meet in person only two weekends (Friday evening and Saturday) over the course of each semester. There is no GMAT or GRE requirement, and degree completion takes 18 months. 

Classes begin Jan. 8, 2024.

“The Executive MBA is an excellent addition to our portfolio of prestigious, globally-ranked graduate programs in business," said Kenneth Lord, dean of Eastern’s College of Business. “This new offering positions EMU to help fill the growing demand for established and emerging leaders in Southeast Michigan." 

EMU was recently one of two universities in Michigan ranked by Fortune magazine for having one of the best part-time MBA programs. Additionally, several MBA specializations have received notable high rankings from national organizations like Entrepreneur magazine, Intelligent.com, The Princeton Review, and U.S. News & World Report. 

Interested candidates can visit the Executive MBA website or email cob.graduate@emich.edu to learn more about the program and set up a time to talk to a program advisor. 

About Eastern Michigan University
Founded in 1849, Eastern is the second oldest public university in Michigan. It currently serves more than 16,000 students pursuing undergraduate, graduate, specialist, doctoral and certificate degrees in the arts, sciences and professions. In all, more than 300 majors, minors and concentrations are delivered through the University's Colleges of Arts and Sciences; Business; Education; Engineering and Technology; Health and Human Services; and, its graduate school. EMU is regularly recognized by national publications for its excellence, diversity, and commitment to applied education. For more information about Eastern Michigan University, visit the University's website.

November 10, 2023

Written by:
Darcy Gifford

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