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Program Overview

The Executive MBA program at The University of Texas at Arlington is tailored for seasoned professionals who are looking to enhance their strategic leadership abilities, explore complex business environments, and gain effective managerial practices in an ever-changing, global marketplace. These skills are just a small sample of what you will gain through our EMBA program that features:

  • 17-month program with Saturday classes designed for working professionals who need to balance studies with professional and personal commitments.
  • Innovative curriculum that includes a Leadership Laboratory and Global Immersion Experience, so students benefit from real-world, hands-on business scenarios.
  • AACSB-accredited program that is well respected and has a proven track record of producing successful graduates.
  • Opportunity to network and build lasting relationships with other professionals who share your ambition and goals.


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Scholarships Available

Candidates who apply by May 31st are eligible to receive a scholarship toward the $75,900 program fee that includes tuition, books, fees, meals during Saturday classes, and the Global Immersion Study Abroad Experience. Take the next step today and schedule a call with our program director or apply now.


Curriculum Overview

The program curriculum is designed for business leaders who want to focus on current business trends, expand their leadership skills, and develop their executive persona. The curriculum focuses on:

  • Business models and concepts in the areas of accounting, finance, operations, marketing, business development, and management and leadership.
  • Practical skills and applications that students can apply immediately to add value at their workplace.
  • Leadership development that gives students space to explore and experiment with a variety of leadership paradigms.
  • Strategic decision-making to enhance a student’s ability to make informed decisions within complex business scenarios.
  • Global business acumen through a hands-on, immersion experience to study some of the most robust growth markets in the world.



The Leadership Laboratory is unique to UTA's Executive MBA program and consists of five courses (6 hours total) that are integrated throughout the entire program. The courses focus on:

  • Strategic leadership and decision making: Mastering complex business environments with strategic foresight and decisive action.
  • Economic frameworks for business strategy: Understanding and applying economic principles within diverse market contexts, a crucial skill for today's global leaders.
  • Strategic formulation and thinking: Enhancing skills in crafting robust business strategies, a key search term for aspiring executives.
  • Organizational mastery and managerial execution: Developing an acute understanding of organizational behavior and effective managerial practices.
  • Global economy leadership: Cultivating a global perspective, essential for leading in an international business landscape.
  • Technical business skills: Covering major business disciplines, aligning with targeted search queries in executive education.
  • Personalized leadership development: Fostering advanced skills in communication, presence, and presentation, key areas of interest for professionals seeking leadership growth.
  • Ethics, sustainability, and diversity: Addressing critical contemporary issues in business leadership.
  • Team dynamics and collaborative leadership: Building proficiency in leading and working effectively in team settings.
  • Cross-functional efficiency: Enhancing abilities to collaborate across different business functions, a sought-after skill in executive roles.



Career Management Tools

Our Executive MBA is a transformative experience that impacts the trajectory of your career and your life. To support your career growth, we offer an executive coaching program and individualized career management solutions as part of your experience. These services include:

  • Professional LinkedIn profile consulting and personal branding optimization
  • Executive resume services
  • Executive presence evaluation and etiquette coaching



Global Immersion

We live in a global economy and your future success will be influenced by your ability to navigate the international business environment. The global immersion experience is a one-of-a-kind opportunity to intimately understand and explore the nuances of international business with other program participants.

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EMBA International Business Trip

Experience the excitement and educational richness of the University of Texas at Arlington's Executive MBA international trip to Dubai and India.


Financing your Executive MBA

UTA’s Executive MBA program is a great value and very affordable compared to other AACSB-accredited programs. The program fee of $75,900 includes tuition, student fees, course materials, access to one-on-one leadership coaches, meals on class weekends, and the required Global Immersion Study Abroad Experience.

Scholarships Available

Candidates who apply by May 31st are eligible to receive a $10,000 leadership scholarship toward the $75,900 program fee that includes tuition, books, fees, meals during Saturday classes, and the Global Immersion Study Abroad Experience

Financial Aid and Loans

Executive MBA candidates seeking financial aid in the form of federal loans should first complete and submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) at University of Texas at Arlington school code is 003656.

Veterans' Educational Benefits

UTA accepts the educational benefits provided to veterans through the Post-9/11 GI Bill. The EMBA application fee is waived for all veterans. Call the UT Arlington Office of Veterans' Affairs at 817-272-3017 for more information. Note: Since the Executive MBA program does not receive state funding, Hazlewood Act benefits do not apply.


The Cohort Experience

As a program participant, you will work, study, and learn as a member of a collaborative cohort of successful experienced professionals who are driving growth and change within their organizations and industries.

The cohort model allows for group discussion and the sharing of experiences that magnifies the knowledge and skills of the individual into a powerful community of learners.


The Student Experience

Executive MBA Coaches

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Joseph Babcock


College of Business

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Nancy Fletcher

Program Coordinator

College of Business

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Program Highlights

  1. 17-Month Program Duration.
  2. Saturday Classes – Designed for busy professionals.
  3. Global Business Immersion Trip.
  4. Innovative “Leadership Laboratory”.
  5. Connections that count.