George Mason UniversitySchool of Business
Executive MBA Admissions

Executive MBA Admissions Information

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.

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.

Fall Application Deadlines

Round One November 15 February 1 March 1
Round Two February 1* March 15 April 15
Round Three April 1 May 15 June 1

*International applicants are required to apply and have all necessary application documents in to the University by February 1. Even if final deadlines are extended, international applicants will still be required to apply and have all necessary application documents in to the University by February 1 due to visa processing timelines.

Complete applications must be submitted by the application deadline dates indicated above. Following the April 1 deadline, there is no guarantee that you will receive a decision. Decisions will be made on a space available basis. To formally accept an offer of admission, the online enrollment form must be completed by the date listed above.

Early application is encouraged as enrollment is limited and qualified applicants are accepted on a first-come, first-served basis.

Please note that the deadline to apply for George Mason University Scholarships is April 30, 2018.

Please remember that it is your responsibility to ensure that your application is complete, including all references, transcripts, the application fee, test scores, and international documentation if applicable. Please note that we will acknowledge documents which are posted/emailed to us when they are processed rather than when they are received. All documents are non-returnable.

Our Personal Invitation

The graduate School of Business is located in Founders Hall on the 4th floor, suite 402. Our address is 3351 Fairfax Drive, Arlington, VA 22201.

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 Julise Daniel (703-993-1857) or complete our inquiry form.