David Eccles School of Business, University of Utah
Salt Lake City, Utah, USA
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In today's business world, change is the only constant. If individuals want to keep pace, both locally and globally, they need to be a part of that change.
When a person makes the decision to build on his/her business experience, the University of Utah, David Eccles School of Business, Executive MBA Program offers you the "gold standard" of Executive MBAs in Utah. Our finely-tuned Executive Program provides the general management essentials needed to engineer one's success in the face of the shifting tides of the business world, from best practices to technology.
For 21 months, program participants have a unique opportunity to interact and study with their peers' seasoned business professionals with a desire to keep moving forward. They include senior-level executives in a variety of fields, such as finance, healthcare, information technology, and manufacturing. Students learn from renowned professors at one of the best business schools in the western United States and gain an international perspective.
A high-level general management program designed for experienced managers, the Executive MBA curriculum is a cohort program, with all participants taking the same courses throughout the 21-month program.
The courses deliver in-depth knowledge of business fundamentals, analytical skills, creative solutions, and vision that extends beyond current employment, industry, and region.
The faculty teaches how to apply analytical methods and conceptual tools from finance, statistics, behavioral sciences, and other academic disciplines to solve complex business problems and improve leadership skills.
Students balance problem-solving with broad perspectives and conceptual skills. In the end, they will be prepared to create solutions and implement them within the context of an organization with confidence.
Our faculty continually update their courses to reflect the latest thinking in their fields and the critical issues facing the marketplace.
An Integrated Curriculum
Through our unique system of two one-week intensive sessions and weekly Friday or Saturday classes on campus, plus an International Field Study, students continue their career uninterrupted while enhancing their day-to-day performance.
While making a substantial time commitment to the Executive MBA program; students average 15 to 20 hours a week outside of class on some combination of computer, team, and individual projects and course assignments; our staff is committed to streamlining all outside administrative concerns.
EMBA Admissions / Apply
The Executive MBA program, a nationally accredited graduate degree, requires participants to have a strong academic background to be considered for admittance.
The applicant's cumulative and last two year's grade point average (GPA) will be evaluated to establish an academic track record. In addition, the Executive MBA program requires six years of full time significant work experience.
Supervision of employees or influence in the decision making process with an organization are just a few examples of significant work experience.
The program encourages those with unique and distinguished backgrounds to apply to create an ideal learning environment for all of our students.
The program has a target size of 50-60 students per year and admission is competitive.
A complete application includes the following:
- Graduate Admissions Application/College Transcripts
- Executive MBA Application
- Current Resume
- Executive MBA Recommendation Form
- Nomination Letter
- GMAT (waiver is granted in certain cases)
- Interview with the Program Director
Program Admission Requirements
Demonstrate your commitment and readiness to succeed in business school by taking the GMAT exam – the most widely used exam for admissions that measures your critical thinking and reasoning skills.
Download the GMAT mini quiz to get a flavour of the questions you’ll find in the exam.