Executive MBA (EMBA)


The #1 Choice in Florida!


Take the next step and become a global business leader with Florida Atlantic University’s Executive MBA, a 23-month AACSB-Accredited program 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.

Program Start Dates

The Spring 2024 Executive MBA degree program begins Saturday, January 13, 2024.

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

Executive MBA 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

Executive MBA 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.


Students may choose from a myriad of elective* courses to diversify their understanding of different industries and disciplines, or pursue an MBA concentration in one of the following areas:

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

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Accreditation & Rankings

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Financial Times Ranking

2023 Executive Education Professional Development Programs

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AACSB Accreditation

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

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Best Part-Time MBA

Ranked among the best part-time MBA programs

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Best Online Grad. Business

Selected among the best for online master's in business (non-MBA)

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Best Online MBA

Ranked for best online MBA programs

Online Veterans MBA

Best Online MBA for Veterans

Honored as a best online MBA program for veterans

Online Veterans Grad Business

Best Online Grad Business for Veterans

Selected as a best online grad business program for veterans

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Top-50 in Entrepreneurship

Third consecutive ranking from The Princeton Review

Best International Business Undergrad Program

Best International Business

#26 undergrad. by U.S. News & World Report

Best Online Bachelor's in Business

Best Online Bachelor's in Business

#44 for best online bachelor's in business

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Best MBA in Sport Management

Top-10 in the world according to SportBusiness

ACTA Oases of Excellence

ACTA Oases of Excellence

Phil Smith, Adams, and Madden Centers named ACTA Oases of Excellence

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