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Executive MBA

A Transformational Experience

The Executive MBA 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.


The EMBA curriculum provides the core principles of business theory and practice. Students master decision-making, strategy, and quantitative analysis, with an emphasis on international business and globalization.

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Executive MBA candidates bring diverse professional backgrounds and experiences to the program. They display high leadership potential and have a deep interest in shaping the global business environment.

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Student Experience

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

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Your Career

The EMBA experience offers students the opportunity to recalibrate their career plans.

EMBA students work with certified career coaches who help them retool, maximize their high potential, and cultivate greater stature as business leaders.

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Executive Degree Brochure

At Georgetown University's McDonough School of Business, we design our Executive Education degree programs to give professionals a distinct career advantage and a worthwhile return on investment. Take a look at our Executive Degree Brochure to learn more about our executive degree programs.

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Executive MBA By the Numbers

Georgetown McDonough EMBA students are accomplished professionals from diverse locations and industries in the United States and around the world.

  • 13


    Students in a typical Executive MBA cohort have an average of 13 years experience in a range of industries.

  • 30%


    On average, 30% of Executive MBA students have international citizenship and bring rich global perspectives to the classroom.

  • 37

    Average Age

    A typical EMBA cohort has an average age of 37 years.

  • ~Executive Master’s in Leadership ~

    The distinctive Executive Master’s in Leadership Program is designed to help executives advance their leadership skills and gain a deeper understanding of management strategy. The program integrates practical management skills and advanced leadership theory to enable executives to effect change within their organizations. Students learn how to anticipate how the future is likely to unfold, identify an organization’s desired position in that future, implement steps to place the organization at the forefront, and influence others to join them in advancing toward successful outcomes.