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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.

  • ~Georgetown McDonough School of Business Faculty-Led Research Centers ~

    The research entities at Georgetown’s McDonough School of Business leverage their location in Washington, D.C., to study the intersection of business and public policy, international affairs, financial markets and policy, and markets and ethics. Georgetown McDonough faculty members excel at solving critical business issues and defining best practices across a range of industries that will transform the world of business.


    Georgetown University's McDonough Business School offers world-class executive degrees, including the Executive MBA, Executive Master’s in Leadership, the Georgetown-ESADE Global Executive MBA, Corporate International Master’s and the Master of Science in Finance. Curricula focus on business, leadership and strategy from a global perspective. Georgetown McDonough executive degree programs help shape world leaders, who benefit from a distinguished educational experience at one of the world’s top business schools.

  • ~About Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business ~

    Founded in 1957, Georgetown McDonough is home to some 1,400 undergraduates, 1,000 MBA students, and 1,200 participants in executive degree and open enrollment programs.

  • ~MBA Career Center ~

    The MBA Career Center offers a variety of career services to current MBA students and alumni. They provide students career guidance through career courses, career counseling, and hosting recruiting on campus, ultimately resulting in students securing the MBA internships and job placements they are seeking. Whether entering business school to learn how to change jobs, to advance within a particular industry, or to become an entrepreneur, Georgetown MBA students are prepared to achieve their career goals.