Georgetown EMBA Incoming Students Bring Diverse Perspectives to the Program
The Executive MBA (EMBA) program at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business recently welcomed one of its largest classes to date, maintaining a strong representation of women, U.S. diversity, and international students, as well as those with military experience.
“Our EMBA program is enhanced by the experiences and perspectives that our students bring to the program, and we were pleased to increase the size of our incoming class while maintaining the diversity our program is known for across a range of metrics,” said Nita Swinsick, associate dean for graduate and executive program admissions. “This class also represents a variety of industries and prior fields of study, which further strengthens their learning experience as a cohort and creates new pathways for career opportunities.”
This year’s incoming class of 60 students is 32% female and 33% underrepresented U.S. minorities. In a program known for building global business perspectives, 65% of the class has worked or traveled abroad for business, and 17% hold international citizenship, representing 10 countries. The program continues to have a strong military presence with 30% of students entering the program with a military background.
The new students also have more academic experience, with 43% already holding a postgraduate degree, up from 35% last year, and enrolling with an average of 14 years of work experience. They represent a variety of undergraduate fields of study, including social and behavioral sciences, business, engineering, art and humanities, and mathematics/computer science, among others. The most common industries represented include government, consulting, education, technology and new media, nonprofit/social impact, and healthcare.
View all of EMBA class profile information at msb.georgetown.edu/executive-mba/student-experience/class-profile
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