At a glance


  • The VCU Executive MBA delivers a Real-World integrated experience that goes above and beyond the typical MBA. 

    This hybrid program follows an alternating weekend schedule. On the first class weekend of each month, students attend class in person on Friday and Saturday. Two weeks later, on the second class weekend of each month, synchronous online classes are on Saturday only. 

  • Program length: 17 months (20 calendar months, 3 month summer break)
  • Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree, 5+ years work experience preferred
  • Average cohort size: 40
  • Application deadline: Round 1 - February 15

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Student snapshot

VCU Executive MBA students are high-caliber managers, executives and entrepreneurs from all backgrounds and industries.

  • Rising professionals averaging 14 years of work experience and a minimum of 5 years experience
  • Employees who want to manage instead of practice
  • Entrepreneurs who want to increase their success
  • Managers in competitive industries who can't afford to drop out of the workforce while pursuing higher education 

The curriculum

Our dynamic, integrated curriculum stays ahead of the changing needs of global business. Our outstanding instructors deliver a curriculum that includes Leadership, Communications, Creativity, Project Management, and International Business. You will also learn from a highly experienced cohort that will be part of your network and friends for life.

The program emphasizes collaborative learning. Each semester, cross-functional student teams complete real consulting projects that culminate in the capstone strategic dilemma project. Near the end of your first year, you’ll embark on an international business trip to gain a first-hand understanding of international business practices.      

Other opportunities

Program and degree requirements


Program overview



Executive MBA Experience Day

Executive MBA Experience Day

Date: Friday, February 3
Time: 11:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Open to:Business community Prospective graduate students
Executive MBA Webinar with Alumni Panel Q&A

Executive MBA Webinar with Alumni Panel Q&A

Date: Tuesday, March 7
Time: 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Open to:Business community Prospective graduate students

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We offer a competitive tuition of $65,000, billed in four separate semester payments.

For billing and payment questions, visit VCU Student Accounting.

Our comprehensive tuition covers:

Course materials and software


Simulations, assessments, and field exercises

International trip (including airfare and hotels)

Socials and networking events

Meals during on-campus sessions

EMBA Billing Schedule - Class of 2025


Financial Aid

Federal loans are available to Executive MBA students. Visit VCU Financial Aid for information.



Contact us

Get your questions answered and start receiving emails about program details, updates, event invites and more.

Bill Miller
Executive Director of Business and Alumni Development, Executive Programs

Butch Sarma
Director, Executive MBA Program

Brittany Gracik
Associate Director, Executive MBA Program

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Snead Hall, Suite B3106
(804) 828-3622