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Executive Master's in Leadership

A Rich Learning Experience

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. Executives graduate positioned for future growth and success with a wealth of practical knowledge and a personal leadership action plan.


The Executive Master’s in Leadership (EML) program is an intensive 13-month course of study that integrates leadership and management strategy. Executives graduate from the program with a competitive advantage and rich insights on how to effectively lead in their organizations.

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Executive Master’s in Leadership candidates bring diverse professional backgrounds and experiences to the program. They display high leadership potential and seek to shape the global business environment and lead in their organizations

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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 with an unforgettable educational experience.

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Your Career

Leadership is a key component of the EML program. Students have the opportunity to reflect on their individual leadership styles and identify strengths and areas for further development.

Expert coaches work one-on-one with students and serve as catalysts for positive change and professional growth.

Executive Masters In Leadership By the Numbers

Georgetown McDonough EML students are business leaders from diverse locations and industries in the United States and around the world. Their backgrounds help broaden their peers’ educational experience.

  • 39


    A typical EML cohort has an average age of 39 years.

  • 20%


    On average, 20% of EML students hold international citizenship.

  • 15


    Students in a typical EML cohort have an average of 15 years of experience in a range of industries.

  • ~Undergraduate Business Program ~

    The Georgetown McDonough undergraduate business program educates students in the Jesuit tradition, emphasizing superior teaching skills for distinguished professional performance, encouraging continued pursuit of knowledge, and fostering a commitment of service to others. The program combines a comprehensive liberal arts education with instruction in core business disciplines to prepare students for success in business careers, as well as for advanced graduate studies. The program also has a global emphasis, with opportunities for study abroad, global consulting projects, and internship and fellowship programs.