Take an Important Step in Your Future Career Growth

Explore the challenges and opportunities that Mason’s Executive MBA program has to offer. Admission is highly competitive and is based on a number of factors: your fit within the program and potential contribution to a collegial learning environment, relevant work experience, leadership potential, letters of recommendation and quantitative ability.

Our EMBA helps to meet the needs and busy schedules of executives across the globe. With the traditional EMBA offered in Arlington and the online EMBA, you can pick the format that is right for you!

Eligibility Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution
  • A minimum of seven years of full-time professional work experience, including significant experience at a management level
  • Currently in a position of executive responsibility within an organization. Professionals who exhibit expertise in project or budget management and entrepreneurs will also be taken under consideration, should they demonstrate significant leadership ability.
  • Employer support to participate and attend all classes

Learn more about the EMBA application requirements and application process.

Application Deadlines

Traditional EMBA: There is one start date per year (fall) with an application deadline of July 8.

Online EMBA: There are two start dates per year (fall and spring) with an application deadline of July 8 for the fall start date and an application deadline of October 15 for the January start date.

Enrollment is limited for both the traditional and online EMBA programs and qualified applicants are accepted on a first-come, first-served basis.

Our Personal Invitation

We encourage you to visit and sit in on our classes, attend one of our open receptions where you can speak directly with the director, staff, faculty, alumni, and current students, or make an appointment for an informal interview with the director. If you would like more information or would like to visit us or speak with the director or staff, please call our Executive MBA office at 703-993-4457, email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., or complete our pre-assessment form.

George Mason University School of Business

Ranked by U.S. News & World Report in the top 10 percent of all AACSB accredited business schools, the School of Business is one of only 25 percent of business schools accredited in both business and accounting by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) International.




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School of Business 
Enterprise Hall 
4400 University Drive, MS 1B1
Fairfax, VA 22030

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