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.
17 months (20 calendar months, 3 month summer break)
Bachelor’s degree, 5+ years work experience preferred
Average cohort size:
Round two: April 15
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
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.