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: October 2015 to May 2017
  • 26 
weekend sessions (Friday/Saturday)
  • 4 weeklong executive modules

  • 1 weeklong international Action Learning project trip

Review the complete program schedule.

Cohort (Class of 2016)


  • 120 global executives

  • Broad range of industries and sectors
  • Average years of work experience: 17
  • Average age: 40
  • Students with advanced degrees: 48%

  • Director-level and above: 81%

  • International origin: 53%

  • Non-local (outside of driving radius): 54%

  • Employed full time: 100%

Admissions


  • Minimum of 10 years professional work experience (8 – 9 in exceptional cases) 

  • 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 2017 (Matriculating October 2015)

  • Application Open: November 14, 2014
  • Round 1 Application Deadline: February 17, 2015 at 11:59 p.m. EST
  • Round 2 Application Deadline: June 1, 2015 at 11:59 p.m. EST

Next steps

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