Overview: The EMBA program with UC Irvine is for working professionals on a specific executive career path. The program offers real-world knowledge, provides students with the skills needed for effective business acumen, and allows students to network and make valuable connections and earn prestigious credentials.
Program Format: The program is taught on UC Irvine’s campus in Irvine, California. Lecture and discussion, as well as group-work and case study methods are used.
Program Schedule: The program meets on alternating Fridays and Saturdays starting at 8:30 A.M. The program can be completed within 21 months.
Curriculum: The program has 12 required courses (core courses), 2 non-core courses, and 3 offsite residential learning experiences.
Management of Complex Organizations (Residential)
Organizational Analysis for Management
Microeconomics for Management
Management Science or Operations Management
Information Technology for Management
Statistics for Management
Financial Accounting for Management
Macroeconomics for Management
Managerial Accounting for Management
Marketing Principals in Management
Managerial Finance, Global Business I
Global Business II (International Residential)
Class Profile: Participants are typically 39.8 years of age with an average of 15 years of professional experience prior to entering the program.
Admission Requirements: To be considered for admission applicants must submit:
An official college transcript from all accredited colleges and universities attended. The Admissions Committee prefers an undergraduate GPA of 3.0 or better.
The GMAT or GRE may or may not be required depending on if the Admissions Committee deems the score necessary. Applicants will be notified if scores are needed upon initial review of their application.
Two letters of recommendation must be sent in.
An interview must be conducted.
Self-Evaluation Essays must be written and submitted.
TOEFL scores if applicable.
Fall 2012 Application Deadlines
March 5, 2012 Application Deadline – 2nd round
May 7, 2012 Application Deadline – 3rd round
July 9, 2012 Application Deadline – 4th round
Essays: The self-evaluation essays prompts are specifically explained and detailed in the online application process.