Weatherhead’s Executive MBA Philosophy of Recruitment
The Weatherhead School of Management Executive MBA admissions team is committed to recruiting diverse and motivated students who are dedicated to their professional growth as leaders and global influencers. We look for professionals who are critical thinkers, possess open mindsets, and exude a range of educational, professional and life experiences. These experiences, along with an internal drive to innovate and create positive change, enrich the dialogue and teamwork in the classroom.
Executive MBA Application Process Overview
- Create an application, or log in using your username and password to continue your application.
- Upload the required documents. Only unofficial documents are needed for the review process.
- When your application is finished, click “submit” to pay your non-refundable application fee
- After clicking “submit,” you will not be able to make any changes to your application form, resume or essays, but you will be able to log back in later to upload transcripts and test scores. All required documents must be submitted in order to be considered.
- Once your application is complete, you may receive an invitation to interview. Interviews are by invitation only.
- Any application that remains incomplete at the end of the admissions period will be denied.
Executive MBA Application Requirements
- Most candidates have 10 or more years of relevant work experience, along with managerial and supervisory responsibilities
- Potential for career advancement to a senior managerial position
- Ability to participate in and contribute to an intensive learning environment
- Time and willingness to make a two-year commitment to attend classes, study group meetings and other required activities
- Evidence of the ability to complete graduate-level coursework
When reviewing your profile for admission consideration, the Weatherhead admissions team requires the following:
- Two essays
- Current resume
- Two letters of recommendation
- Application fee: $100 (non-refundable)
Detailed instructions are available in our online application.
*If you do not have an undergraduate degree from an accredited institution, you will be required to take the GMAT (Code is WTJ-F1-47) or GRE (Code is 1105). The GMAT is preferred.
Executive MBA Application Deadlines
Admissions is rolling during the summer, for candidates applying to enter the EMBA in September 2016. Applications are accepted until program start.
Deadlines for September 2017 Entry
Deadline:November 18, 2016
Notification Date:December 19, 2016
Deadline:January 11, 2017
Notification Date:February 17, 2017
Deadline:February 22, 2017
Notification Date:March 24, 2017
Deadline:March 29, 2017
Notification Date:April 28, 2017
Deadline:May 3, 2017
Notification Date:June 16, 2017
* After round 5, EMBA admissions is rolling until program start.
Executive MBA Program Start Dates
All students are required to attend an orientation session on September 7. The first residency for 2016 is September 8-10 (view the schedule for upcoming residencies).