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Program Overview

Transform your high potential into high performance with an Executive MBA from the Eli Broad College of Business. Whether you want to rise to the C-suite in your current company or explore new horizons, our 20-month hybrid Executive MBA program will give you the tools, knowledge and connections you need to advance your career. The new EMBA Flex option combines personal and professional flexibility with in-person, team-oriented sessions. Students meet one weekend per month and complete the balance of their courses online, on their own time and schedule. The Flex option retains the value, impact, heritage and ROI of the traditional Broad Executive MBA while giving students more flexibility to achieve their goals.

Same great Weekend Investment with Lifelong Returns fewer weekends/more flexibility.

Program Outcomes

A Broad Executive MBA provides significant rewards and ROI across a variety of metrics. You'll learn on evenings/weekends, and instantly apply what you've learned to make a bigger, broader, deeper impact in your organization. You'll gain competency in all the major business functions, plus confidence in your ability to step up and make business happen. Perhaps most importantly, our students consistently report significant growth across multiple learning dimensions including decision making, leadership, critical thinking and team building.

Career Impact

Weekend Investment, Lifelong returns

57%: Average salary growth after completing the program (Financial Times, 2018).

45%: EMBA students that received a promotion during the program.

15.8%: Average salary increase from the time of program entry to exit.

98%: EMBA students that would recommend the program.

99%: Graduation rate.

*Source: MSU internal data, Financial Times Alumni Survey, and EMBAC annual student



  • PIM 800Managerial Skills2 Credits
  • PIM 801Organizational Analysis1 Credit
  • PIM 803Leadership Development 1 Credit
  • PIM 804Organizational Impact 1 Credit
  • PIM 811Financial Accounting Concepts 2 Credits
  • PIM 812Managerial Accounting 1.5 Credits
  • PIM 813Information Systems 1.5 Credits
  • PIM 814Financial Statement Analysis 1.5 Credits
  • PIM 814Financial Statement Analysis 1.5 Credits
  • PIM 821Managerial Economics 1.5 Credits
  • PIM 822Macroeconomics 1.5 Credits
  • PIM 831Legal Business 1.5 Credits
  • PIM 832Entrepreneurship 1.5 Credits
  • PIM 841Corporate Finance 1.5 Credits
  • PIM 842Managerial Finance 2 Credits
  • PIM 851Business Analytics 1.5 Credits
  • PIM 852Negotiation1.5 Credits
  • PIM 855Strategic Management I 1.5 Credits
  • PIM 862Customer & Competitor Analysis 1.5 Credits
  • PIM 863Marketing Systems 1.5 Credits
  • PIM 865Strategic Management II 1.5 Credits
  • PIM 870Supply Chain Management 1.5 Credits
  • PIM 872International Strategies 1.5 Credits
  • PIM 873FStrategic Decision Making 1.5 Credits
  • PIM 874The Global Marketplace 3 Credits
  • PIM 875Supply Chain Management II 1.5 Credits
  • PIM 876Ethics in the Workplace1.5 Credits
  • PIM 891Critical Thinking for Innovation 1.5 Credits
  • PIM845Mergers & Acquisitions 1.5 Credits

Admissions and Requirements

To be accepted to this program, you must have:

  1. A bachelor's degree

    A four-year bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university

  2. Previous work experience

    3+ years of professional work experience

  3. A written personal statement

    Two articulate, clear and compelling essays

  4. 2 letters of recommendation

    Must be professional recommendations

  5. Official transcripts from all previous schools

To apply to this program:

  1. A personal interview will be conducted as part of the application process.
  2. A GMAT or GRE score is not required to apply. While quantitative ability is a necessary skill, we seek evidence of each candidate’s ability through a variety of means such as previous academic coursework, work experience, professional certifications, etc.

Our admissions committee carefully reviews the comprehensive experience, ability, and aspirations of each applicant, selecting those students who will be most successful in the program.

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Key Dates

Completed applications are considered on a rolling basis September–June each year.

Application Deadline

June 15, 2021

Tuition & Fees

In State Tuition

  • $80,000
  • Total

Out of State Tuition

  • $80,000
  • Total


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