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Executive Master of Business Administration

Oakland University

21 months
21258 USD/year
21258 USD/year
15948 USD/year
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The Executive Master of Business Administration program at Oakland University is the go-to program for current and aspiring leaders at some of the world’s leading corporations. Widely recognized as one of the nation’s best part-time MBA programs, our executive MBA attracts management-track professionals from organizations such as General Motors, AT&T, Beaumont Health and Amazon.


Executive MBA: The Oakland University Advantage

In recent years, high-profile publications such as US News & World Report, CEO Magazine, and The Princeton Review have listed Oakland’s executive MBA among the nation’s best MBA programs. The rankings are based on a variety of criteria, including return on investment, GMAT scores, peer assessment scores and other factors.

The Executive Master of Business Administration program at Oakland University stands out from the pack for its:

  • Focus on leadership. The executive MBA’s leadership emphasis starts on day one and continues throughout the program. You’ll develop a suite of practical, proven tools and techniques to improve your effectiveness as a leader, including concepts such as one-on-one coaching, strategic management, 360-degree evaluation, ethical leadership and strategic management.
  • Topical relevance. Our executive MBA addresses the most current, dynamic issues in the global economy. In addition to studying leading theories, you’ll analyze real-world case studies and engage in problem-solving exercises that simulate the same challenges you’re facing in your regular job.
  • Global perspective. You’ll take courses that deepen your knowledge of the global economy’s challenges and opportunities, while learning how your organization can operate more effectively in an interconnected environment. Our executive MBA program includes an optional overseas trip that includes direct interaction with international business leaders and policymakers.
  • Tight-knit cohort. Oakland attracts extremely high-caliber professionals to the executive MBA program. Our MBA students average 15 years of professional experience, and about half hold advanced degrees. You’ll develop relationships that endure long after graduation, giving you a go-to network of fellow leaders from a range of different industries and professional backgrounds.  
  • High-caliber faculty. The executive MBA program is led by accomplished professors who’ve achieved prominence in business, academic research or both. Our business faculty come from all over the world and maintain active contacts with influential figures in industry and government policy.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Data Analytics for Executives
  • Financial Accounting and Disclosures
  • Managerial Accounting and Decision Making
  • Leading People and Organizations
  • Leadership Feedback and Development
  • Bargaining, Influencing, Negotiation and Communication

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 21 months

Start dates & application deadlines


39 SCH


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Academic requirements

GMAT admission requirements GMAT

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Curriculum Vitae or Resumé
  • Official Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) scores. The GMAT scores must be five years or less at the time of the applicant’s intended enrollment at Oakland University.
  • Applicants who have earned a master’s degree (or higher), have extensive management experience, or have earned additional certifications during their career may request a waiver of the GMAT score. To request a waiver, an applicant must include a GMAT waiver form for consideration as part of their admission packet. The request for waiver is subject to the approval of the Graduate Admissions Committee.
  • A minimum of seven years of professional experience.
  • A personal interview with the program director or a designated representative.
  • An undergraduate degree in any discipline.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    21258 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 21258 USD per year during 21 months.
  • National

    21258 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 21258 USD per year during 21 months.
  • In-State

    15948 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15948 USD per year during 21 months.

Living costs for Rochester Hills

1000 - 1500 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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