The online Executive Master of Business Administration (eMBA) Program is a two year program uniquely designed to meet the challenging needs of mid-career professionals who wish to pursue an MBA degree with the least possible disruption to their professional and personal lives. The program is offered online and combines the advanced business concepts of a Master of Business Administration curriculum and prepares candidates to lead and manage organizations in the private and energy sector.
The program is delivered entirely online and is administered through the Blackboard Academic Suites. These platforms include virtual classrooms, live chats, online lectures, and teleconferencing. The program provides a flexible course schedule to allow students to maintain a regular full-time work schedule. Geared towards the working professional, the e-MBA program does not require the regular graduate admission exams for admission; however, it does put emphasis on years of professional work experience as one of the major admissions criteria.
Veronica L. Weathers, eMBA Graduate, Fall 2018
Christine McMonagle, eMBA Graduate, Fall 2018
The program consists of 30 credit hours. Students are required to complete twelve courses. The program is based on a cohort model, in which a group of students moves through all classes and phases of the program together.
Two options of study tracks are available:
Graduates gain the necessary knowledge to become effective managers or owners in the business arena. We prepare our graduates for upper level management career opportunities in:
- Organizational leadership
- Human Resources
- Treasury Consultant
- Risk Analysis
- Business Operations
- Oil and Gas Business Systems
- Business Intelligence and Strategy
- Management Information Systems
- Supply Chain Management
- Management Consulting
Employment Outlook: According to Payscale.com, as of 2019, the average annual wage for holders of an eMBA degree is $112,000. It is possible to earn more than the average salary depending on the position and location of employment. The Executive MBA can often serve as a gateway to business leadership positions, management roles typically involve higher salaries than non-management jobs.