McDonough School of Business

Executive MBA (EMBA)

Community on campus. Flexibility at home.

Two McDonough School of Business Executive MBA students walking in front of Healy Hall on the Georgetown University Campus

Top-ranked in the D.C. region, our flexible Executive MBA delivers the skills, confidence, and knowledge you need to create meaningful change. Georgetown’s vibrant D.C. campus provides unrivaled access to global leaders across industries, plus opportunities to engage with our renowned faculty and research centers focused on areas important to the future of business.

4thin the U.S. for Career ProgressFinancial Times
7thin the U.S. for salary increase percentage of alumniFinancial Times
13thoverall among stand-alone U.S. programsFinancial Times

Why Georgetown EMBA?

Enrolling in the Georgetown Executive MBA program will bring unrivaled opportunities to you and your career growth. Building upon more than two centuries of global leadership and service to the common good at Georgetown, our EMBA will prepare you to solve the world’s most complex issues.

EMBA Students in construction outfits standing in the desert

Global-Ready Business

Global experiences are a hallmark of a Georgetown McDonough education. In the EMBA program, you will complete a global consulting project and a global capstone. Beyond that, the curriculum embraces Georgetown’s location in the global capital city of Washington, D.C., and draws from faculty expertise and connections at the intersection of business and policy.

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Unrivaled Access to DC and Campus Advantage

Georgetown University was founded in 1789 in Washington, D.C., to educate leaders for a new nation. Over time, we have developed unrivaled relationships to the business, government, policy, and diplomatic communities in the city. On our campus, you will find opportunities to engage with our numerous research centers, graduate students within the business school and across the university, as well as with world leaders and business executives that we regularly host on campus.

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Values-Based Approach

As the nation’s oldest Catholic, Jesuit university, Georgetown and the McDonough School of Business embrace a values-based approach to higher education. Here you will find the culture to be collaborative, with a focus on cura personalis, or care of the whole person. We also emphasize academic excellence and inquiry, being women and men in service to others, and being a community in diversity. We have embedded these traditions throughout the student experience, ensuring our graduates are prepared to both advance their careers and make a difference in the world.

Who is EMBA for?

Our hybrid format fits your goals and your schedule. The 21-month EMBA program is customizable, with a variety of electives aligned to your particular interests. The program’s hybrid format balances flexibility with the support of our collaborative community.

In-Person Class Weekends

Once per month Friday morning through early Sunday afternoon

Online Synchronous Saturdays

Once per month synchronous virtual classes

Signature Experiences

Five week-long experiences – three in Washington, D.C., and two global

Meet Our Alumni

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Aliz Agoston

“Aliz Agoston (EMBA’08)
Senior Director of Procurement and Business Administration

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AJ Jensen

“AJ Jensen (EMBA’21)
Vice President
McAllister & Quinn”

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Blake Barfield

“Blake Barfield (EMBA’23)
Director, Stakeholder Strategy
Atmos Energy”

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Cohort Details at a Glance

14 years

average years of experience




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Join Our August 2024 Intake

The next Executive MBA intake launches in August 2024. We welcome the opportunity to connect with you throughout the admissions process to learn more about your background and interests.

Questions? Contact our EMBA Program Admissions Team / +1 (202) 687-8863 / Frequently Asked Questions