Executive MBA Admissions

Kellogg Executive MBA Program for experienced professionals

Applying to Kellogg

A rigorous program for seasoned executives, the Executive MBA Program looks for candidates with rich work experience and demonstrated career growth. Applicants typically have at least eight years of work experience and are fully employed at the time of application and throughout the program. Most admitted students have an average of 14 years of work experience.

Candidates may apply to one of four program intakes (January or September, in Miami or Evanston).

How to Apply

A complete application includes:

  • Application
  • Résumé
  • Two letters of recommendation (one of which should be from your immediate supervisor)
  • Time sponsorship letter from your organization
  • Official transcripts
  • Honor code agreement
  • Interview


When making admissions decisions, the EMBA admissions committee takes a holistic approach and considers candidates’ work experience, academic history, recommendations, company sponsorship, interview and application. Candidates are admitted on a rolling basis and notified once the decision has been made.

Class Profile

Our students are high-achieving team players and collaborative leaders. They come from different countries, states, ethnic backgrounds, industries and fields of study, contributing to a diverse and dynamic classroom environment.

Student Blog

Discover more about the Kellogg EMBA experience.

Application Deadlines for Miami and Evanston

Sept. 2022 (R1): April 20, 2022

Sept. 2022 (R2): June 1, 2022

Jan. 2023 (R1): Aug. 17, 2022

Jan. 2023 (R2): Oct. 5, 2022