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Eli Broad College of Business – Michigan State University - Executive MBA

Cornell Johnson Executive MBA Americas Program Structure

The Broad Executive MBA Program offers two formats: Traditional and Flex. Traditional EMBA classes meet on-campus every other Friday evening (6 p.m.-10 p.m.) and all-day Saturday (8 a.m.-5 p.m.) The Flex EMBA is a hybrid format where students meet on-campus one weekend per month and complete the balance of their courses online on their own time.

Curriculum and Experience

The 45-credit-hour Master of Business Administration (MBA) includes approximately 30 Executive MBA courses. The rigorous curriculum is designed to sharpen your business expertise and give you a competitive edge in your career. Throughout dynamic executive MBA courses, you’ll obtain the essential business knowledge, real-world skills, and insights you need to excel in the workplace and contribute to your company’s bottom line.

The Broad Executive MBA’s diverse set of courses focus on a wide range of subject matters, from strategy, leadership and management, to marketing, accounting, finance and supply chain management. Courses on information systems, business law and global perspectives are also incorporated into the comprehensive business curriculum.

Class Profile

The Executive MBA Americas class at Broad features 118 students with an average age of 35.  The class is made up of 72% male and 38% female. The class is made up of 19% international and minority students.  Students in the traditional EMBA have an average of 5 years work experience, while the Flex EMBA have and average of 3 years of work experience.

Tuition, Scholarships, and Financial Aid

The current tuition for the Michigan State University Broad Executive MBA is $85,000. The program offers a no-hassle, no-surprises, inclusive tuition package that include all tuition required course materials, hotel accommodations for orientation and residencies, and meals while on campus. Tuition will be established by the MSU’s Board of Trustees in June. Please visit the schools official website for up-to-date information.

The following is required in order to apply:

1.) Attend a Program Preview (virtually or in-person)

2.) Request transcripts from all previous college/university coursework. Applicants with degrees from non-U.S. institutions: please arrange for ONE official/certified/attested university or professional school records of subjects and mark sheets, transcripts, diplomas, and/or degree certificates to be sent to the address noted below from the principal or registrar of each school you have attended, or by the Ministry of Education in your country in a sealed envelope. The names of all certificates, diplomas, degree(s) earned, and dates received should be noted. Photocopies or notarized copies are not acceptable. Official translations must be furnished when originals are not in English. You must provide official transcripts. This process could take several months, so plan accordingly.

Send transcripts directly to:

Sarah Ellis | Admissions & Academic Services Coordinator
MSU Broad Executive MBA
The James B. Henry Center for Executive Development
3535 Forest Road, Suite A180, Lansing, MI 48910-3831

3.) Identify, notify and enter two professional recommenders. These individuals will be automatically notified to provide their recommendations through a simple online form.

4.) Update and upload your professional resume.

5.) Complete the two online essays.

6.) Contact your campus of choice to schedule an interview:
For Lansing and Flex: 517-355-7603
For Troy: 248-879-2725

A GMAT or GRE score is not required. While quantitative ability is a necessary skill, the Broad Executive MBA seeks evidence of each candidate’s ability through a variety of means such as previous course work, professional work experience, professional certifications, etc. The Broad College Executive MBA is designed for working professionals. To be accepted into the program, quality candidates must have 3+ years of significant work experience for the flex format and 5+ years for the traditional format.

Application Deadlines for the Michigan State Broad Executive MBA

Round 1: December 1, 2020
Round 2: February 1, 2021
Round 3: April 1, 2021
Round 4: May 17, 2021
Round 5: June 14, 2021 (Domestic Applicants only)

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