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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.

  • ~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.