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Weekend investment. Lifelong returns.

The application for fall semester 2024 is closed.

Fall semester 2025 application will open in August.

In just 20 months you can transform your high potential into high performance with an Executive MBA from the MSU’s Broad College of Business. Whether you want to rise to the C-suite or explore new horizons, our convenient, part-time MBA program is designed for working professionals and gives you the tools, knowledge and connections you need to advance your career.

Which MSU EMBA is right for you?

  • Executive MBA: In-person every other Friday evening and Saturday in East Lansing or Troy.
  • Executive MBA Flex: Hybrid – in East Lansing one Friday evening and Saturday each month + online on your own schedule.

With MSU’s Executive MBA you get a high quality Big 10 degree, convenient schedule and services, and excellent networking opportunities. You’ll learn with and through talented classmates, gaining what you need to move your career forward.  

  • 2
  • Salary Growth by One Year Post-Graduation
  • in the Big Ten.
  • (Economist, 2020)
  • 6
  • Career Growth among U.S. Public Programs
  • Percentage of alumni who have been promoted or grown their companies since graduation.
  • (Economist, 2020)
  • 13
  • U.S. Public Program
  • (Financial Times, 2023)

The Broad Executive MBA weekend format is built for working professionals.

Outstanding return on investment

High-caliber network

Convenient schedule

Team-based learning

Michigan State Broad College Executive MBA alumnae Carolina Fuentes poses with arms crossed inside the lobby of the Henry Center for Executive Development
Business leaders seek me out, not just because I have an MBA, but because the Executive MBA at MSU prepared me to have the courage to lead global strategic projects, the accountability to deliver on results and the passion to continue moving forward.
Carolina Fuentes
EMBA ’16
Kevin Day EMBA '19

Hear from EMBA grads.

You don’t need to quit your day job to get an MBA. With the Executive MBA from MSU, you continue working during the week while learning on the weekends – it’s an education that integrates with your busy life. Hear from EMBA alumni on their experiences in the program and how it made an impact on their careers.

Executive MBA Overview

Rachel Gonzalez '18

Ali Syed ’16

Spiros Assimacopoulos ’18

Milinda Ysasi ’19

Kevin Day ’19

LeMark Payne ’11

“From a financial return, I’ve practically doubled my salary from the time I began the program in 2016. My responsibilities have increased. I’m managing a much larger team, so I’m able to utilize the leadership skills that I developed throughout the program and apply them in my day-to-day position.”

Rachel Gonzalez (EMBA ’18)

"Being a part of the Executive MBA program at Michigan State allowed me to think a lot more broadly. I’m helping shape how we serve our customers and our market."

Kevin Day (EMBA ’19)

"The advantage that the Broad College of Business has over other programs is definitely the culture. From the moment you step foot into orientation, it's very clear that you are now a part of the Spartan community."

Spiros Assimacopoulos (EMBA ’18)

"The Executive MBA program really enhanced my critical thinking skills and to me, critical thinking is one of the top competencies that employers are looking for today."

Milinda Ysasi (EMBA ’19)

“I always knew I wanted an MBA to advance my career. Michigan State University weekend MBA format let me balance being a father, working and going back to school. My degree gave me the confidence, ability and credibility when interviewing for my current position.”

Lemark Payne (EMBA ’11)

Jumpstart your career progression.

20 Months
Meet in person every other Friday evening/Saturday or choose the Flex option and meet just one weekend/month + online. A week-long mandatory residency each September provides intense learning and added networking.

3 Options
East Lansing, Troy and Flex (East Lansing + online).

30 Courses
Team-oriented and collaboration focused.

received a promotion during the program.
five-year average

of Broad EMBA graduates would recommend the program.
five-year average

average salary increase 3 years post-grad.
five-year average

MSU EMBA alum Peter Gillen walks through well-lit office with two colleagues

Admission to the Executive MBA program requires the submission of the online application as well as other supporting materials, including recommendations and essays.

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With classes held every other Friday evening and Saturday, the Executive MBA offers a rigorous, integrated curriculum across all business disciplines paired with a flexible schedule that fits your life.

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Unlike other MBA programs, the Executive MBA offers a no-hassle, no-surprises, all-inclusive tuition package.

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The Executive MBA is all about teamwork. Before the program begins, we carefully organize collaborative teams, building diverse groups that will work together from start to finish. The cohort experience with like-minded professionals is richly rewarding.

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Whether you’re looking to enhance your role in your current company or explore new professional horizons, the Executive MBA will help unlock future success.

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Executive MBA students at Michigan State sit in rows across from each other at orientation.

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Let’s get started.

For additional details on the Executive MBA program at Michigan State University, complete our brief request form. It would be our pleasure to answer any questions you may have.

Contact us.

Schedule a one-on-one meeting, attend drop in hours, or ask a question/talk with a member of our team to learn how an Executive MBA from Michigan State can help you achieve your career goals.

  • Open Q&A hours | Wednesdays 12:30 – 1:30PM EST | Zoom Link
  • Executive MBA | East Lansing
  • Henry Center for Executive Development
  • 3535 Forest Rd Rm A180
  • Lansing, MI 48910
  • Phone: (517) 355-7603
  • Fax: (517) 432-0466
  • Executive MBA | Troy
  • Management Education Center
  • 811 W Square Lake Rd
  • Troy, MI 48098
  • Phone: (248) 879-2725