Executive MBA

Make an impact on your organization and your career. Finish in 20 months.

Get an Executive MBA Degree from University of Connecticut

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
  • 42 Credits
  • $95,000 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 Months

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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
  • Directors
  • Managers
  • Doctors
  • Lawyers
  • Engineers
  • Operations Executives
  • Marketing
  • Entrepreneurs
  • Consulting

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Learning Format

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.

Elite Faculty

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.

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Executive MBA All-Inclusive Fees

The all-inclusive fee for the EMBA is $95,000. 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 emba@business.uconn.edu

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Learn about the EMBA Impact Scholarship:

A one-time award for incoming students. Apply to the EMBA program and the scholarship by June 30, 2024.

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International Trip

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 launching a new business venture.

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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
  • Fintech
  • Healthcare Analytics
  • Healthcare Finance & Insurance
  • Human Resources Management
  • Project Management
  • Supply Chain

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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 EMBA 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

Year One


  • Core Financial Statements
  • Using Statistics in Business
  • Managing Teams and Organization Culture
  • Financial Statement Analysis
  • Fundamentals of Financial Management
  • Customer Insights


  • Capital Budgeting and Corporate Financial Policy
  • Financial Controls
  • Value Creation and Competition
  • Performance Evaluation
  • Strategic Fit and Coordination
  • Microeconomic Incentives


  • Domestic and Global Macroeconomics
  • Driving Market Demand
  • Global Business Issues
  • Leveraging Digital Technologies
  • Domestic and International Legal Structures
Year two


  • Sustainable Competitive Strategy
  • Managing Brand Value
  • Managing Information Technology
  • Operational Analytics and Improvement
  • Alternative Investments and Risk Management


  • Executive Project
  • Employment Law
  • Leadership

Class Schedule

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

Contact Us

For more information about the UConn Online MBA program contact:

Jessica Baker
Executive MBA Program Manager
860 728 2408

Campus Location:
UConn School of Business
Graduate Business Learning Center
100 Constitution Plaza
Hartford, CT 06103

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