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Executive Education Degree Programs

World Leaders

Today’s most successful and influential leaders have a deep appreciation for global perspectives. At Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business, we design our Executive Education degree programs with this in mind. Students graduate with a rich understanding of business and strategy in the global context and an unforgettable educational experience that positions them to be successful world leaders.

Executive MBA

The Executive MBA (EMBA) program at Georgetown McDonough is a personal and professional transformational experience. Students engage in a dynamic 20-month curriculum that combines insightful classroom instruction, international and domestic residencies, and executive development programs.

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Executive Master's in Leadership

The Executive Master’s in Leadership program is a rich learning experience, designed for professionals who want to lead strategy and change in their organizations. In this 13-month program, students explore the business principles of leadership, which can be applied immediately in the workplace.

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Student Experience

Executives graduate from our programs with a rich understanding of business and strategy in a global context, lifetime access to some of the world’s most respected leaders, and an unforgettable educational experience.

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Additional Programs

In addition to Executive MBA and Executive Master’s in Leadership programs, Georgetown McDonough offers degree programs with partner schools and online.

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Georgetown McDonough’s executive degree programs rank among the top business schools in the world.

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    The Georgetown-ESADE Global Executive MBA and the McDonough Executive MBA rank third in the world for international exposure during the course of study.

  • 1st


    McDonough Executive MBA graduates reported the highest percentage in salary increase 3 years after graduation in 2013, according to the Financial Times.

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    In the Financial Times 2013 Executive MBA rankings, the EMBA program at Georgetown McDonough ranked 5th among standalone programs in the United States.

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    Georgetown offers a top-ranked Executive MBA Program designed with today’s fast-paced executive in mind. Students learn from expert faculty through two international and two domestic residencies, and by engaging with classmates in cohorts characterized by strong personal and professional bonds. The program culminates with the Global Capstone Residency, during which teams of students travel the world to study the impact of globalization at the country, industry, and firm levels.