Fox School of Business – Temple University

Temple University Executive MBA Program Structure

The Temple University Executive MBA program at Fox School of Business begins in January with a four-day residency in City Center Philadelphia and lasts for 16 months. Classes are held for one three-day weekend each month at the Hub Commerce Square at 20th and Market Street. A weeklong international field trip in the spring term of the second year is also part of the EMBA program.


Temple University Executive MBA students complete a series of 16 courses during this 16-month program. Courses that are taught during the weekend sessions include contemporary corporate strategy, enterprise financial management, leading and managing teams and individuals, risk management and strategic cost analysis for enterprise management.

Class Profile

Members of the Temple University Executive MBA Class averaged 41 years of age and 17 years of work experience upon matriculation. The average number of years of managerial experience for members of the Class of 2012 was nine at the time of application. Finally, 35% of the EMBA class is female. While class size fluctuates year to year, the program aims to enroll roughly 30 students per year.


According to an exit survey completed by recent Temple University Executive MBA graduates, 41% received a promotion by graduation, 7% embarked on entrepreneurial ventures and, on average, members of the class received increases in salary of 18% while enrolled in the program. To assist EMBA candidates in building their careers, the school’s Center for Student Professional Development offers career coaching services. Fox has also partnered with Lee Hecht Harrison and Meridian Resources, Inc. to supplement their offerings with further support, including résumé review services and career management coaching, among other services. EMBA students enjoy numerous networking opportunities, such as speaker series and visits from industry experts.

Tuition & Financial Aid

The cost of tuition for the 16-month Executive MBA is $1,979 per credit hour. This includes the January residency, course materials, the international trip (excluding air fare), meals and hotel accommodations during class weekends. Any tuition and fee changes are updated in June of every year.

Temple University Executive MBA candidates are automatically considered for merit-based scholarships based on their application materials. The Corporate Partner Scholarship Program allows students to save money on tuition if their company sends more than one employee to the program. If two students from the same company attend, each is given a four-percent tuition break. For each additional student from the same company, Fox covers another two-percent of the cost of tuition for each student. Full-time graduate students, including EMBA students, and those registered at least half-time are eligible for federal loans of up to $20,500.

Admissions Procedures

Applicants to the MBA programs must have completed a four-year degree or its equivalent for admission.

Applicants to Temple’s executive MBA program must pay a nonrefundable application fee of $100 and may waive the GMAT requirement by demonstrated prior academic, technical, or professional experience. The other application requirements for the EMBA program are identical to those of the full- and part-time programs.

Application Deadlines

  • July 15 (Priority Scholarship Deadline)
  • October 1 (Final Scholarship Deadline)

November 15 (Final Deadline)