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You work in the real world of business. So should your MBA.

At a glance

  • The VCU Executive MBA offers the same degree as our full-time MBA program with the flexibility of an alternating weekend schedule.

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  • Program length: 20 months
    Schedule: Every other Friday and Saturday
    Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree, 5+ years' work experience
    Average cohort size: 45
    Application deadline: Round 1 - February 15 (early) 
The Experience
  • Student snapshot

    VCU Executive MBA students are high-caliber managers, executives and entrepreneurs from all backgrounds and industries.

    • Rising professionals averaging 14 years of work experience and a minimum of 5 years experience
    • Employees who want to manage instead of practice
    • Entrepreneurs who want to increase their success
    • Managers in fiercely competitive industries who can't afford to drop out of the workforce while pursuing higher education 
  • The curriculum

    Our dynamic, integrated curriculum evolves to stay ahead of the changing needs of global business. We approach issues by module topic, which better reflects the business world’s multidisciplinary demands.

    The program emphasizes collaborative learning. Each semester, cross-functional student teams complete realistic consulting projects that culminate in the capstone strategic dilemma project. Near the end of your first year, you’ll embark on an international business trip to gain a first-hand understanding of international business practices. 

    Curriculum Outline          


    Other opportunities


    Program and degree requirements 


    The faculty

    The VCU Executive MBA faculty includes top business scholars and industry executives who are recognized nationally and internationally for their expertise. Our professors bring their unique business experience and insights to the classroom to ensure that students receive innovative, creative, relevant and dynamic course content.

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Program overview



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For Prospects - Executive MBA Webinar with Alumni Panel Q&A

Date: Tuesday, February 2 – Tuesday, February 2
Time: 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Open to:Business community Prospective graduate students

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Admissions and cost
  • Apply now

    We make it easy to get started — just view our application checklist for everything you’ll need, including transcripts, tests scores and references.


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  • Tuition 

    We offer a competitive tuition of $61,500, billed in four separate semester payments.

    For billing and payment questions, visit VCU Student Accounting.

    Our comprehensive tuition covers:

    • Course materials and software
    • Parking
    • Simulations, assessments, and field exercises
    • International trip (including airfare and hotels)
    • Socials and networking events
    • Meals during on-campus sessions


    Financial Aid

    Federal loans are available to Executive MBA students. Visit VCU Financial Aid for information.

Class schedule

Fridays 12:30 p.m.-6:15 p.m.

Saturdays 8 a.m-2:15 p.m.


Classes meet every other Friday and Saturday.

Summer and winter breaks are included.

Each semester starts with a three-day immersion weekend.

International business trip is slated near the end of the first year.

EMBA Class of 2023 Calendar    


Contact us

Get your questions answered and start receiving emails about program details, updates, event invites and more.

Bill Miller
Executive Director of Business and Alumni Development, Executive Programs

Butch Sarma
Director, Executive MBA Program

Brittany Gracik
Program Manager, Executive MBA Program

Contact Us

Snead Hall, Suite B3106
(804) 828-3622

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