Executive MBA (EMBA)


The #1 Choice in Florida!


Take the next step and become a global business leader with Florida Atlantic University’s 23-month AACSB-Accredited Executive MBA designed for busy working professionals.

The EMBA program was recently ranked among the best in the world by Bloomberg BusinessWeek. Also ranked #1 in Florida and #5 in the U.S. in terms of a student’s return on investment (ROI) (SoFi), FAU’s EMBA is one of the nation’s highest average salary-to-debt ratios after getting an MBA.

The Executive MBA degree program begins each fall and spring semester.

The Fall 2021 Executive MBA degree program begins Saturday, August 21, 2021. 

COVID -19 Message

The On-campus Executive Master of Business Administration (EMBA) program is delivered through live synchronous sessions during scheduled class days and times on Saturdays and Sundays.  Additionally, asynchronous class lectures and mini-lectures are recorded and accessible on demand to enhance class study in our digital learning management system, Canvas.

Florida Atlantic University campuses are now open for physical attendance—following guidelines determined by the State University System. Executive Education has resumed on-campus classroom attendance according to established regulations. Students may attend in person as well as access classes virtually or through a hybrid format combining in-person and virtual attendance.


Hybrid format – both in-class and/or virtual
Attend class in person while following social distancing protocols and/or chose to attend virtually from location of choice.

Virtual format – entirely virtual
Attend class virtually from location of choice.

Classes are designed to facilitate live interactive collaboration between faculty, in-person students and virtual students

The Executive Graduate Programs office in the College of Business at Florida Atlantic University is home to the 23-month Executive MBA program. FAU's EMBA is specially designed for those whose work week is filled with personal and professional commitments as well as for those who prefer the convenience of weekend classes just once every three weeks.

  • College of Business AACSB Accreditation
  • Program starts August and January of each year
  • Complete the EMBA in 23 months without work interruption
  • Meet every third weekend on Saturday and Sunday from 8:00 AM - 3:15 PM
  • No business prerequisites required prior to entry

EMBA Program Features/Highlights

  • Individual Leadership Profile and Assessment
  • Private, Executive Coaching Sessions
  • Optional International Business Trip
  • Network with over 200 EMBA students on class days every third weekend
  • World Class Faculty
  • VIP Concierge Service
  • Dedicated State-of-the-Art Executive Education Facility
  • Average Class Size: 35
  • Average Work Experience: 12 years

EMBA Facts

  • The program allows participants to continue their professional responsibilities while earning a regionally-accredited MBA degree as full-time graduate students. Each class begins and progresses through the program as a group, sharing the same sequence of classes and educational experiences.
  • The goal of the Executive MBA is to prepare participating professionals to assume leadership roles so that they and their organizations can maximize their investments in Executive Education.
  • Upon graduation, you will have achieved and conferred upon you the degree, Master of Business Administration.

Please contact our office for individual information/advising appointments.


Executive MBA participants may pick from a myriad of elective* classes in accordance to their career objectives, or chose an MBA concentration in the following areas:

*Some elective classes offered at different days/times or online.

Accreditation & Rankings

AACSB Accredited

AACSB Accreditation

Proud member of AACSB, the premier accreditation agency for business schools.

Princeton Review Entrepreneur

Top-50 in Entrepreneurship

Ranked #37 (ugrad.) and #41 (grad.) in 2021 according to The Princeton Review.

FT Executive Education Rankings

FT Executive Education Rankings

#11 (U.S.) and #1 (Florida) in the Financial Times rankings.

Best International Business

Best International Business

#22 for Best International Business Ugrad. Program by U.S. News & World Report in 2021.

Best Undergraduate Business

Best Undergraduate Business

Ranked Among the Best Undergraduate Business Programs in 2021.

Best Online Bachelor's in Business

Best Online Bachelor's in Business

#27 for Best Online Bachelor's in Business Programs in 2021.

Online Grad Programs

Best Online Grad. Business

Ranked Among the Best Online Master's Business Programs (non-MBA) in 2021.

Online MBA programs

Best Online MBA

Ranked Among the Best Online MBA Programs in 2021.

Online Veterans MBA

Best Online MBA - Veterans

Ranked Among the Best Online MBA Programs for Veterans in 2021.

Online Veterans

Best Online Grad Veterans

#19 for Best Online Master's in Business Programs for Veterans (Excluding MBA) in 2020.

Sport Interantional Ranking

Best MBA in Sport Management Program

Top-20 in the world according to SportBusiness.