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Program at a Glance

Our Executive MBA delivers a comprehensive curriculum in a collaborative learning environment where faculty and cohort members each play a central role in developing the whole leader.

Distinguishing Characteristics
  • Cohort learning model. Cross-functional learning and highly engaged classroom discussion.
  • Cohort size limited to 40 students
  • Executive leadership development & coaching 
  • International residency - associated with Global Systems course, students take a 10-day trip abroad to learn how business works in different markets, completing a compare & contrast analysis with doing business in Minnesota.
  • Network of more than 13,000 graduate business alumni.
Degree Earned

Master of Business Administration

Cohort Profile (based on 2015 incoming class data)
  • Age range: 30-55 (average age: 38)
  • 48% men, 52% women
  • 17 years average work experience
  • 9 years average management experience
  • 90% of student are non-business undergraduate majors
  • All major industries represented from private, public and non-profit sectors.
Admissions Requirements
  • Bachelor’s degree in any subject
  • Application form and essays
  • 5 years of significant management or leadership experience
  • Letters of recommendation

Program Schedule Curriculum

21-month program beginning in September meets one weekend per month.

15 courses taught by experienced faculty with strong industry ties

Classes meet Friday 8 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. and Saturday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Detailed program calendar provided with enrollment.

Expect to commit 15-20 hours per week

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