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.

Curriculum

Beginning with a four day residency, Temple University Executive MBA students complete a series of 16 courses during the 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 38 years of age and 15 years of work experience upon matriculation. The average number of years of work experience for members of the most recent graduating class was fifteen at the time of application. Finally, 37 percent of the EMBA class identifies as female. Around 20 percent of the 2016 class received corporate scholarships. While class size fluctuates year to year, the program reported 43 students.

Careers

According to surveys completed by recent Temple University Executive MBA graduates, members of the class received average increases in salary of $26,000 plus bonuses while enrolled in the program, and a 48 percent increase over pre-program salary. 86 percent of alumni surveyed reported that they made an impact on their companies as a result of their degree.

The program emphasizes hands-on experiences across all courses. With such features as the C-Suite Speaker Series, students receive access to high-level networking opportunities and practical advice from the region’s leading executives. Post-course workshops allow for students to directly apply their knowledge in the workplace.

Tuition & Financial Aid

The cost of tuition for the 16-month Executive MBA is $1,999 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. Additionally, Temple undergrad alumni receive a 5 percent tuition scholarship. 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

To be eligible for an EMBA, candidates must possess five years or more of management experience in a full-time position. In addition, applicants must submit a current résumé, two letters of recommendation, and college transcripts.

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.

Application Deadlines

Spring Semester

October 1 – Priority Scholarship
November 15 – Final Application

Fall Semester

March 31 – Priority Scholarship
May 15 – Final Application