20 months
27000 USD/year
27000 USD/year
Tuition fee
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Executive Business Administration from The American University in Cairo offers you a practical and supportive environment to test out all the latest techniques and management styles in order to hone your leadership skills instead of taking potentially damaging risks in the actual market. 


Executive Business Administration from The American University in Cairo is designed for experienced executives. It focuses on integrating innovation, entrepreneurship and leadership in management education. This program develops leaders who can respond to complex business issues in a comprehensive and effective manner.


The EMBA is a professional degree designed for experienced executives with significant work experience (minimum 8 years) who are seeking to push their boundaries and limits with greater strategic vision, skills and leadership development that can immediately be applied to their current positions and have immediate effect on advancing to senior management positions in their organizations. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Managerial Economics 
  • Strategic Accounting 
  • Financial Management
  • Corporate Financial Management 
  • Talent Management, Coaching & Mentoring 
  • Managerial Decision Making and Operation Management 
  • Global Marketing Management

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 20 months

Start dates & application deadlines


48 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GMAT admission requirements GMAT

Student insurance

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  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • All applicants must satisfy the general university requirements for graduate programs and have a bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited college or university in any academic discipline with minimum GPA of 3.0 and minimum 8 years of experience in his field of work. 

  • The GMAT is recommended but not required as the case of the MBA.

  • A personal interview is a must to be accepted in the program.

  • In addition, minimum acceptable results for standardized test for English Language proficiency will be required as in line with university policies for admission i.e TOFEL, 2 recommendation letters, written essay, written letter of commitment from the organization, whether sponsoring or not its employees, to allow their employees off the job during the program. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    27000 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 45000 USD for the full programme during 20 months.
  • National

    27000 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 45000 USD for the full programme during 20 months.

paid in 4 installments (including two live-in weeks in the United States and China, excluding airfare)

Living costs for Cairo

5312 - 6846 EGP /month
Living costs

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


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