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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 and prepare for senior leadership.

We take a strategic approach to your candidacy for promotion or job change and support you with a three-part career development system, taking you from early assessment of your value proposition through the development of a branded narrative and professionally developed Executive Bio, LinkedIn profile, and Executive Resume.

Our Executive Career Development curriculum includes:
•    Facilitated Career Seminars
•    Executive Career Coaching
•    Executive Alumni Events
•    Annual Executive Bio Book Publication

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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.

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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.