The Executive Master’s in Business Administration (EMBA) program of study offers an integrated blend of theory and practice and provides a general management emphasis that fosters the professional growth of mid- and upper-level career executives. It provides opportunities for integrating professional experiences with academic management curriculum.
The program is designed to provide a holistic educational experience. Courses are sequenced to assure continuity in learning. Through a lock-step format and an innovative curriculum, a group of highly motivated students are placed in a collaborative, proactive, integrative, and team oriented learning environment.
The students go through the program as a cohort, with the course schedule set at the beginning of the cohort’s program. Students complete the program in 18 months. Classes typically meet every other Friday and Saturday. All students complete the program as a group. This provides a unique cohort experience that enhances teamwork throughout the program.
Plan Admission Requirements
The student must satisfy the minimum requirements of the Graduate College and the EMBA program. The candidate must meet the following requirements:
- Submission of completed application form and the required $100 nonrefundable application fee.
- Submission of official transcripts of all college-level course work previously taken and evidence of having been awarded the equivalent of a U.S. bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with an overall undergraduate grade point average of at least 2.75 on the four-point scale.
- Official results of the GMAT test. Applicants may indicate test scores and date taken on the application or indicate the expected exam date; however, official copies of the GMAT scores must be submitted to the Lee Business School EMBA Program Office.
- Evidence of 5 or more years of work experience, preferably with increasingly higher levels of decision-making.
- Two letters of recommendation, at least one from the applicant’s current or previous employer and one from someone who can evaluate the applicant’s potential for success in a graduate degree program.
- Self-evaluation. The two-page, double-spaced self-evaluation should include a description of significant contributions you have made to your organization and a well-articulated career plan.
- A personal interview.
- All domestic and international applicants must review and follow the Graduate College Admission and Registration Requirements.
All entering students are required to have competency in two areas. First, the applicant must be skilled in the use of word processing and spreadsheet programs. Second, the applicant must possess strong mathematical skills through college algebra. It is the applicant’s responsibility to provide satisfactory evidence of these skills.