Terry College of Business – University of Georgia

University of Georgia Executive MBA Program Structure

The University of Georgia Executive MBA program at the Terry College of Business is an 18-month program that offers mid-to-senior-level managers an opportunity to develop their leadership and international business skills as well expanding their network of contacts over the course of 10 comprehensive modules. The program is broken down into weekend interaction sessions, distance learning and residency weeks.

Curriculum

The University of Georgia Executive MBA program consists of 48 credit hours (16 courses) taken over an 18-month period. The program is broken up in two week-long residencies at UGA’s Athens campus, 21 weekend sessions at the Atlanta campus and a 12-day international residency. Courses are delivered by a combination of in-class instruction and distance learning avenues. The EMBA focuses on strategic thinking and management skills to further one’s career.

Students participate in a cohort model and are personally assigned a professional executive mentor.

Class Profile

The typical University of Georgia Executive MBA class is approximately 80 percent male and 20 percent female. On average, students are 40-years old when they begin the program and have 16 years of professional experience. The current average experience of students with management is eight years. Thirty percent of current students have current or previous VP or C-level experience.

Careers

Terry College of Business offers students access to the MBA Career Management Center. This tool enables students, employers and alumni to connect and create relationships and other business opportunities. The MBA Career Management Center offers networking events, information sessions, interviews, market trends, company tours, job postings, national recruiting fairs and student club events.

Tuition & Financial Aid

The University of Georgia Executive MBA total degree tuition cost is $77,000 for both Georgia and non-Georgia residents. The cost of the program includes University of Georgia tuition and fees, books and course materials, executive coaching, leadership assessments, career management consulting and graduation apparel.

If the student’s company contributes to the cost of the EMBA program, UGA will bill the student’s company directly or provide tuition receipts or grade letters for company reimbursement.
Students in the executive MBA program can use services offered at the Office of Student Financial Aid to help capitalize on federal and/or private student loan programs.

The executive MBA program offers a limited number of scholarships for select candidates. The awards offered and requirements change each year.

Admissions Procedures

To apply to the University of Georgia Executive MBA, applicants must have a minimum of five years of work experience, a résumé showing the amount of responsibility and management experience the applicant has, two letters of recommendation delivered online, official transcripts from any institution attended for college credit, a personal essay of 500-750 words, GMAT or GRE scores and TOEFL or IELTS scores for any non-native English speaker. A nonrefundable application fee of $100 is required.

Application Deadlines

Fall 2017 Semester – June 30, 2017