At a Glance

The MIT Executive MBA Program: The Basics

What distinguishes the MIT EMBA Program

  • An elite mid-career cohort
  • A scientific approach to management
  • Applied learning through in-company projects
  • General management core curriculum
  • Specialization through 3 elective periods
  • A global brand and network
  • A schedule designed to complement your professional and personal priorities
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Degree earned

  • Master of Business Administration (MBA)

Schedule

  • 20 months: September 2018 to May 2020
  • 26 weekend sessions (Friday/Saturday)
  • 4 weeklong executive modules
  • 1 weeklong international Action Learning project trip

Review the complete program schedule.

Cohort (Class of 2020)

  • 126 global executives
  • Broad range of industries and sectors
  • Average years of work experience: 17
  • Average age: 41
  • Students with advanced degrees: 59%
  • Director-level and above: 83%
  • International origin: 48%
  • Non-local (outside of driving radius): 66%
  • Employed full time: 100%

Admissions

  • Minimum of 10 years professional work experience
  • Fluent English
  • 2 recommendations; a 3rd is optional (at least one should come from your organization, preferably a supervisor/superior)
  • Distinguished work history

Dates and Deadlines for Class of 2021 (Matriculating October 2019)

Next steps

“It’s exhilarating to learn something on Friday that you know can transform your organization on Monday."

Shawn Atlow, ’13
Director
Los Angeles Unified School District