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Learning designed for leaders

As a seasoned executive, you need an MBA program that builds on your functional expertise and strengthens your acumen across all areas of an organization. As an Executive MBA (EMBA) student, you will expand your general management foundation to augment your skills as a strategic thinker and leader. You will have access to a wide range of electives that meet your professional interests or introduce you to new topics. Throughout this process, you learn from world-renowned leaders and practitioners and study alongside widely accomplished leaders.

Customizable curriculum

Our core courses in general management help you grow beyond your functional area and develop into a well-rounded manager with leadership strengths across all aspects of your organization. At the same time, our electives invite a deep dive into topics that support your professional goals while connecting academic theory to real-world practice. 

Leading-edge certificates

Next academic year, our Healthcare Leadership and Product Management certificates will allow students to deepen their knowledge and expertise in fields increasingly important to the business landscape. To earn the Healthcare Leadership certificate, students must complete the Healthcare Deep Dive immersion course, taught by renowned Kellogg faculty and industry leaders. Our Product Management certificate is administered under the guidance of globally recognized scholars who lead students in a foundational course supplemented with electives of their choice.   

Engaging, prestigious faculty

At Kellogg, you learn from an esteemed group of scholars, teachers, researchers and practitioners who are globally renowned for their expertise. In addition to authoring some of the most highly regarded books in their field, these faculty members have served as consultants and thought leaders on behalf of governments and countless number of Fortune 500 companies. Both accessible and highly engaging, they are known for their enthusiasm for teaching, learning from and connecting with leading executives like you.

Highest caliber peers

Our Executive MBA Program attracts the highest caliber executives, with the vast majority of students serving at the C-suite, vice president or director level. Hailing from a variety of disciplines, industries and backgrounds, they create a diverse and dynamic classroom environment that enhances your learning experience. You will challenge, inspire and learn from one another.

Course requirements

Core Courses: 18.5 class units required

Advanced Courses: 3.5–5 class units required

Electives: 4–8 class units required

Total: 28 units

Contact us about the Executive MBA Program at Kellogg

Chicago and Miami Application Deadlines

January 24, 2024

April 3, 2024

June 5, 2024*

August 14, 2024

October 2, 2024**


  * Last deadline to apply for Fall 2024 start
** Last deadline to apply for Winter 2025 start