At a Glance

The MIT Global Executive MBA: The Basics

What distinguishes MIT’s Global 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)


  • 20 months: September 2020 to May 2022
  • 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%


  • 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 2022 (Matriculating September 2020)

  • The Application for the Class of 2021 will open October, 2019.
  • Application for the Class of 2022:
      Deadline 1: January 2, 2020
      Deadline 2: March 12, 2020
      Deadline 3: May 28, 2020 (11:59pm ET)

Next steps

"We live in a world of interaction and complexity. To create a high-performing organization, we have to move the focus beyond just optimizing the pieces. That's why we've made systems thinking and organizational design key components of the MIT EMBA curriculum."

John Sterman
Jay W. Forrester Professor of Management
Director of the MIT System Dynamics Group
MIT Sloan School of Management