UConn’s Executive MBA Program is where high-performing managers become high-impact leaders. The Executive MBA program is specifically tailored for experienced managers and other professionals who are seeking leadership positions. The 42-credit EMBA program is completed over 20 months in a small cohort, allowing for close collaboration and networking. This part-time program meets in person every other Saturday and one Friday every six weeks in Hartford, CT.
Executive MBA at a Glance
- Scholarships Available: Fall 2023
- 42 Credits
- $90,000 for the full program
- Classes are held every other Saturday and one Friday every 6 weeks
- Location: Hartford, CT
- Start Term: Fall
- Completion Time: 20 Month
Who Should Apply
The Executive MBA program is specifically tailored for experienced managers and other professionals who are seeking leadership positions or further advancement at their organizations. The typical EMBA student has an average of 10 years of professional work experience. Students will have the opportunity to build their business acumen and enhance their leadership skills, empowering them to have an increased impact on their organizations immediately and into the future.
UConn EMBA students’ careers span a variety of executive/management roles and diverse industries, including:
- Senior level administrators
- Operations Executives
- Professionals serving in active-duty military or veterans
As an EMBA student, you will enjoy highly collaborative classes where you will actively engage with everyone in the program. You will begin and finish the EMBA program with the same cohort of 25-30 like-minded, highly experienced, mid-career professionals. Our program fosters a high-level of interactivity with these individuals, creating a rich, lifelong professional network.
The most prominent UConn MBA faculty and leading industry experts teach in the Executive MBA program. The EMBA faculty carefully crafts the curriculum to meet AACSB accreditation standards and the needs of the business community. It represents a careful balance of technical rigor, management theory, practical applications, and integration in realistic business situations.
Executive MBA All-Inclusive Fees
The all-inclusive fee for the EMBA is $90,000. This includes a non-refundable deposit of $1,800 and is paid in six installments. This all-inclusive program fee covers all Course Credit Fees as well as Materials and Service fees, which include:
- All University fees
- All textbooks and materials
- Access to a laptop computer and all course relevant software
- Accommodations and meals during the In-Residence program
- Transportation, accommodations and meals during the international trip in June
- Breakfast, lunch and coffee breaks during class days
- Workshops, seminars and special events
- A range of administrative services and special functions
For further information, including current program cost and financial aid options, please call Jessica Baker at (860) 728-2408 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Executive MBA students will go on an international trip in the summer semester where they will learn about international business practices and immerse themselves in the culture for a holistic, global-business experience.
Executive Career & Communications Coaching
The executive coach offers students readily accessible support by delivering cohort-based workshops, small group and team coaching sessions, self-assessment tools and individualized executive coaching, all to help accelerate your career journey. Our executive coach is dedicated to supporting each student’s career growth and guides conversations to help students navigate career transitions, advancement within their current organization, or even launching a new business venture.
Complimentary Graduate Business Certificate
UConn offers numerous graduate certificates in specific business subjects.
Graduates of the Executive MBA Program may return to UConn at any time to deepen their knowledge in a specific subject by earning a complimentary graduate certificate of their choosing. Certificates are offered in the following areas:
- Accounting Analytics
- Business Analytics
- Corporate & Regulatory Compliance
- Digital Marketing Strategy
- Healthcare Analytics
- Healthcare Finance & Insurance
- Human Resources Management
- Project Management
- Supply Chain
How to Apply
Access your online application account
First-time users will create a new online account when they enter our application system via the "Apply Now" button. Returning users can use their designated email and password to log in.
Write your essay
We require a personal essay for the OMBA program. The prompt is located in the application itself. Don’t forget, you have access to log in and out of your application as many times as you need to in order to complete your application!
Contact your references
Request two letters of recommendation. It is important to reach out to your references as early as possible to give them enough time to complete your recommendations. In the system, you will be prompted to enter your references’ information. Once added, our system will contact your references directly via email, and provide a secure link for them to quickly and easily submit their letters. At no point should you be handling and submitting your letters of recommendation.
Upload your unofficial transcript
For application review purposes, we only require an unofficial copy of your transcript. If admitted, we will then need your official transcript sent directly from your institution.
Enter your professional experience
Upload your current resume in your online application so we can learn more about your background. We look for a minimum of two years of professional work experience.
Submit your application
Once you have completed all necessary fields and submitted all required documents, you are ready to submit your application, along with a $75 non-refundable application fee.
The EMBA Class Experience
- Core Financial Statements
- Using Statistics in Business
- Value Creation and Competition
- Financial Statement Analysis
- Fundamentals of Financial Management
- Customer Insights
- Managing Teams & Organizations
- Financial Controls
- Capital Budgeting and Corporate Financial Policy
- Performance Evaluation
- Driving Market Demand
- Global Business Issues
- Modeling Statistical and Qualitative Uncertainty
- Operational Analytics and Improvement
- Leveraging Digital Technologies
- Global Business Issues
- Domestic and International Legal Structures
- Supply Chain Management
- Strategic Fit and Coordination
- Managing Information Technology
- Managing Brand Value
- Domestic and Global Macroeconomics
- Alternative Investments and Risk Management
- Executive Project
- Strategic Fit and Coordination
- Microeconomic Incentives
- Employment Law
EMBA classes are held every other Saturday and one Friday every six weeks. A typical day is as follows
7:30am - 8:00am Breakfast
8:00am - 11:00am Class 1
11:00am - 11:15am Break
11:15pm - 12:30pm Class 2 (Part One)
12:30pm - 1:15pm Lunch
1:15pm - 3:00pm Class 2 (Part Two)
3:00pm - 3:15pm Break
3:15pm - 6:15pm Class 3
For more information about the UConn Online MBA program contact:
Executive MBA Program Manager
860 728 2408
UConn School of Business
Graduate Business Learning Center
100 Constitution Plaza
Hartford, CT 06103