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Argyros School of Business and Economics

» Executive MBA

The Executive MBA (EMBA) is offered to ambitious mid-career managers and executives. Students will gain the skills and intellectual confidence to lead in a competitive marketplace with a structured curriculum designed to immediately benefit their organization. The EMBA program offers opportunities to network with top executives inside and outside the classroom, cultivate lifelong friendships and business partners, and gain first-hand knowledge and experience in a global market. 

Program highlights include: 

  • Three residential courses 
  • 21-month program
  • Textbooks and case studies for all classes
  • Private sessions with an executive coach
  • Meals before class
  • Tutors for quantitative courses

+ - Application Requirements

  • Submit the online application at Apply Now
  • Resume
  • Official academic transcript from undergraduate degree granting institution 
    • Send electronically to admtranscript@chapman.edu
    • Send via mail to:
      Chapman University
      Office of Graduate Admissions
      One University Drive
      Orange, CA 92866
  • Official GMAT or GRE score waived based on work experience and interview 
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Interview
  • International applicants must also submit the following:

+ - Sample Program Plan

Classes meet weekly on Thursday evening and Saturday morning



Fall Creating and Sustaining Competitive Advantage (San Diego travel course)
Economic Analysis and Policy
Financial Information Systems
Winter Applied Statistics 
Spring Marketing Management
Managerial Finance
Summer Operations and Technology
Management in a Global Environment (Asia travel course)
Fall Year 2  Managing Effective Organizations
Spring Year 2 Strategic Management
Business and Public Policy (Washington, D.C. travel course) 

+ - Tuition

Executive MBA Fall 2017: $102,225 for entire program

Cost includes:

  • Tuition
  • Textbooks and case studies
  • Sessions with an executive coach
  • Meals and accommodations for three residential courses
  • Pre-class meals
  • Tutors for quantitative courses

For more information, please visit Financing Options

Application Deadlines

Applications are accepted year round. Students are encouraged to submit by the recommended deadlines for priority consideration.   


Round 1: April 1

Round 2: Aug 1