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 2013 to May 2015
  • 4 weeklong executive modules

  • 1 weeklong international action learning project trip
  • 26 
weekend sessions (Friday/Saturday)

Review the complete program schedule.

Cohort (Class of 2014)


  • 114 global executives

  • Broad range of industries and sectors
  • Average years of work experience: 16
  • Average age: 40
  • Students with advanced degrees: 41%

  • Director-level and above: 82%

  • International origin: 37%

  • Non-local (outside of driving radius): 55%

  • Employed full time: 100%

Admissions


  • Minimum 8 years professional work experience (10+ preferred) 

  • Fluent English

  • 2-3 recommendations (at least one should come from your organization, preferably a supervisor/superior)
  • Distinguished work history 

  • Application deadline for Class of 2015: May 30, 2013

Next steps

“You will learn from some of the most brilliant minds on the planet, collaborate with a cohort of proven leaders motivated to improve the world, and suddenly realize how much you have to gain.”

Matt Graziano ’13
Senior Program Manager
General Dynamics C4 Systems