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Executive MBA Admissions

Who Should Apply

Applicants to the Drexel Executive MBA program must meet critical professional criteria to be considered for the program. In addition to having a minimum of seven years of progressive professional experience, applicants must have increasing organizational responsibilities.

Drexel LeBow’s Executive MBA students have a wide range of experience from working in major corporations to small entrepreneurial ventures. Applicants may come from the private and public sectors as well as a broad range of industries such as pharmaceuticals, healthcare, medicine, financial services, IT, engineering, telecom, manufacturing and law. Having a diverse and multi-talented cohort enhances the Executive MBA experience.

Key factors analyzed are:

  • Current position within organization
  • Career progression and accomplishments
  • Potential to contribute effectively to the program
  • Commitment to the program

Application for Admission Checklist

  • Current resume or curricula vitae
  • College transcript(s) (undergraduate and graduate)
  • One professional letter of recommendation
  • Self-assessment essay
    • Which personal goals, conditions or career aspirations motivate you to pursue an Executive MBA at Drexel?
    • What do you expect to achieve through this program?
  • Application fee (waived if you register for and attend an Executive MBA Admissions Event)
  • The GMAT is not required for admission to the Drexel Executive MBA program


  • The Spring 2024 deadline is Friday March 8, 2024.
  • The Fall 2024 deadline is Wednesday September 4, 2024.

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Thank you for your interest in the Drexel LeBow Executive MBA. We look forward to connecting with you.

Mark Dierkes

Director of Recruitment

(215) 571-3272

Gerri C. LeBow Hall 424