Drexel University

LeBow College of Business

Executive MBA Program

Address:

3001 Market Street

Philadelphia, PA 19104

United States

Phone:

1-800-2-DREXEL

Fax:

1-215-895-5939

Program Information

Degree Offered:

MBA

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The Drexel LeBow MBA is accredited and highly regarded for its cross-disciplinary elective courses, practical insights and entrepreneurial thinking that form the basis of a rigorous and comprehensive learning experience that will help you advance your career and achieve success in life. The MBA is offered in full-time, part-time, online and executive formats. Most programs take advantage of Drexel’s 10-week quarters to streamline introductory accounting, finance and economics courses, while offering cross-disciplinary electives on topics such as corporate governance, reputation management, and entrepreneurship. International residencies and other integrated experiences provide practical meaning and context to academic lessons, and a Drexel LeBow advisor helps each student develop a personal career-advancement plan based on his or her experience, strengths and goals. This customized, co-curricular skills training also connects MBA students with a prominent guest speakers and visitors, as well as with LeBow’s far-reaching network of alumni and other business leaders. In addition, LeBow College recognizes that being an entrepreneur is a way of thinking, and the MBA curriculum encourages innovative thought leadership that helps students and alumni stand apart from the crowd. Ninety percent of the Drexel LeBow full-time faculty are tenure-track academics who conduct path-breaking research; 10 percent are clinical faculty who bring first-hand lessons from business. Most have consulted or worked full-time for Fortune 500 companies, government agencies and other organizations. Many have international experience. Students in most of the Drexel LeBow MBA programs begin by taking accelerated and intensive introductory courses in accounting, finance and economics. That is followed by a core that consists of nine required classes in fields such as marketing, management, statistics, organizational behavior and other subjects. Students then choose from elective courses offered by our Centers of Excellence in corporate governance, corporate reputation management, entrepreneurship and strategic leadership. Students also select classes offered by the concentration of their choice: finance, entrepreneurship and innovation management, marketing or business analytics. The Drexel LeBow MBA is accredited and highly regarded for its cross-disciplinary elective courses, practical insights and entrepreneurial thinking that form the basis of a rigorous and comprehensive learning experience that will help you advance your career and achieve success in life. The Executive MBA program in particular has been cited as one of the leading programs worldwide. . Earn your Drexel EMBA by attending classes only three days per month -- one Friday and two Saturdays -- completing in 20 months. Classes are taught by nationally prominent faculty and are supplemented by comprehensive online lectures and discussion groups. The program also features: • Exclusive Individual and Group Communications Coaching customized to your individual needs. • Industry Perspectives Speaker Series, which integrates real-world knowledge into the classroom experience. • International Residency that is a unique capstone experience that breaks new ground for the fusion of higher education and leadership development. Individualized coaching is also an integral component of the program. Students have an opportunity to work with a coach on their personal career objectives and address challenges they are facing in their current workplace. Drexel LeBow is seeking mid-career professionals with managerial experience who are looking to advance their career to the next level. Applicants need to demonstrate that their work experience includes leadership responsibilities. A minimum of eight years of work experience is required for the EMBA program with at least half of it in a managerial position. The EMBA does not require a GMAT or GRE score. EMBA candidates seeking scholarship opportunities are required to submit a GMAT score.

Accreditation:

AACSB

International Student Requirements:

TOEFL

Facts & Figures

# of Credits Required: 51

In State Tuition (per year): 74000 USD

Out State Tuition (per year): 74000 USD

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Intensive

Locale: Large City