What is Wharton’s MBA Program for Executives?
Wharton delivers an undiluted MBA curriculum to working professionals through the MBA Program for Executives, comprised of three cohorts who each represent a diverse pool of experienced professionals. Wharton emphasizes an intensive core in general management and an unmatched selection of electives in a format tailored for working professionals. See the two-year class calendar.
|Length||24 months for the Philadelphia and San Francisco cohorts, and 22 months for the Global cohort.|
|Class Session Length||Philadelphia and San Francisco cohorts: Year 1: May – May
Year 2: June – May
Global cohort: Year 1: May-April.
Year 2: May-March.
|Weekly Schedule||Alternate Friday/Saturday weekends with several extended sessions, plus a a Global Business Week experience|
|Total Credit Units||19.0|
|Majors and Program Customization||You are not required to have a major, but you have the option to pursue one of our formal majors. Elective requirements are increased to offer you better individualized study options.|
|Faculty||Classes taught by Wharton standing and associated faculty|
|Global Experience||The one week Global Business Week is required, chosen from a selection of destinations that mix San Francisco, Philadelphia, and Global students. You can also take part in Global Modular Courses when schedule and availability permit.|
|Entering Class Size||122 in Philadelphia, 112 in San Francisco|
|Average GMAT||680 – 750 with 710 as the mean
(Range includes mid 80% of test scores)
|Average Work Experience||12 years|
|Tuition and Fees (Two years)||$223, 500 (class entering in 2023)|
|Housing and Meals||Tuition and fees include some course materials and all required program-related housing and meals. Transportation, airfare for the required Global Business Week, and parking are not included.|
|Executive Career Coaching||You have access to career coaching, workshops, and resources through dedicated EMBA Career Advancement Office. Internships are not available and only eligible students are permitted to participate in on-campus recruiting alongside the Full Time MBAs.|
|Company Support/Sponsorship||An endorsement from your company is required for time away from work. Financial support from your company is also required for Fellows applicants and is encouraged for others. Please call our office to discuss the Fellows application option with a member of our admissions team.|
|Campus Locations||Philadelphia and San Francisco and Global|