Executive MBA (EMBA) Admissions

We strive to make the application process as easy as possible. Applications are considered on a rolling basis and will be assessed promptly. If you have questions or need assistance during the process, please feel free to contact us.

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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.

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)
  • Self-Assessment Essays

  • Which personal goals, conditions, or career aspirations motivate you to pursue an Executive MBA at Drexel?

  • What are your most important professional accomplishments?

  • What do you expect to achieve through this program?

  • Application Fee

  • The GMAT is not required for admission to the Drexel Executive MBA program.*

Important Deadline Dates

Admit Term Program Deadline
All Students Spring 2020 Executive MBA March 2, 2020
All Students Summer 2020 Executive MBA June 8, 2020
All Students Fall 2020 Executive MBA August 31, 2020

Our Admissions Process

We strive to make the application process as easy as possible. Applications are considered on a rolling basis and will be assessed promptly.

We recommend that interested professionals first attend one of the regularly scheduled information sessions where they can meet with current students, alumni, and faculty and tour the facilities. To schedule a one-on-one meeting to learn more about the Drexel EMBA, please contact  Mark Dierkes  at  med24@drexel.edu  or 215.571.3272. You can also  send us your resume for a quick resume review.

After submitting an application, the admissions committee will schedule an interview with the EMBA candidate.

Application documents may be submitted to:

Postal Mail
Drexel University
Application Processing
PO Box 34789
Philadelphia, PA 19101

By Express Courier
(DHL, FedEx, UPS, etc)
Drexel University
Application Processing
3141 Chestnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104-2876

Executive MBA Tuition Costs and Program Fees

Our executive MBA an inclusive, residency-based executive programs in the northeast. Financial aid and scholarships are available. Financial aid and scholarships are available.

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Executive MBA (EMBA) Admissions News

The benefits of an executive MBA program go beyond that of a general MBA by focusing more intently on the leadership and organizational development skills needed to thrive in top positions within a company.

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Meet one-on-one with the Director of Recruitment to discuss Drexel’s Executive MBA and DBA Programs and your eligibility for admission and scholarships.

Gerri C. LeBow Hall
4th Floor- Graduate Student Services Suite
3220 Market Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104