Program Details

The Executive MBA degree program is an academically enriching, comprehensive and challenging professional education.

Program Features

Program features include:

  • Concentrated 20-month program
  • Comprehensive and participative approach to management study
  • An Executive MBA curriculum that emphasizes leadership skills and global issues
  • A three day Beginning Residency that develops communication and teamwork
  • International business experience (IBE) trip abroad for an international applied learning experience
  • Highly qualified and experienced graduate faculty
  • Limited class size with careful selection to ensure a wide variety of student background and experience
  • Saturday on-site classes supplemented with online classes
  • Tuition covers the international business trip, textbooks, instructional materials, registration, parking and scheduling of all courses to provide busy professionals with a "hassle free" learning environment
  • State of the art executive classrooms for effective communication and learning
  • Conveniently located on Kent campus with parking passes provided

Admission Requirements

The Executive MBA admission criteria includes:

  • A minimum of five years of professional business experience with increasing level of job responsibility
  • Undergraduate degree (not necessarily in business) from an accredited college or university
  • Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) scores for those with less than ten years of work experience
  • GMAT may be waived for those with ten or more years of experience after resume and transcripts are reviewed
  • Your 20 month commitment to the program
  • A basic knowledge of algebra and computer applications to include Excel, Word and Powerpoint

Tuition and Fees

One competitively priced inclusive fee of $43,900 (subject to board approval) includes:

  • Tuition
  • All textbooks and course materials
  • Parking permits
  • Beginning off-site residency expenses
  • International business trip (10-11 days abroad)
  • Breakfast and lunch on full class days
  • Graduation cap and gown

In addition, to accommodate the schedules of busy professionals, administrative functions such as ordering and delivering textbooks and course materials, scheduling and registering for courses, securing parking permits, and obtaining graduation caps/gowns are arranged for you

Course Sequence

See a class schedule for the courses in Kent State University’s Executive MBA degree program.


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