Executive MBA Program

High-Touch Immersive Learning

Suffolk’s Executive MBA (EMBA) program offers a high-touch experiential curriculum, based on strong collaboration between students, faculty, and industry clients.

Classes are interactive, with faculty and students sharing their experience and expertise, challenging assumptions, and generating ideas. Beyond engaging in simulations and case studies, you’ll take on the role as a consultant, developing innovative solutions for real-world problems, working with -international - clients in high-tech, finance, start-ups and biotech. Throughout the experience, you’ll develop new perspectives and apply business models and concepts to your client’s enterprise.

Conscious Leadership

Today’s volatile, complex, and ambiguous world requires advanced leadership skills and an unconventional approach to business that extends far beyond core functional competencies. Suffolk’s Executive MBA offers just that. You’ll develop critical leadership skills required to lead in a high-tech, data-driven business landscape with a focus on value creation for all stakeholders. You’ll develop clear sense of who you are as a leader, your style and purpose and sharpen your abilities to lead with impact and creating great places to work.

Entrepreneurial Mindset

Whether you work in a large corporation or a small start-up, seeing and leveraging opportunities and pitching your ideas, are crucial skills for business success. The Suffolk EMBA combines the development of solid business acumen with an entrepreneurial mindset to help you propel your career and business ideas.

Global Reach

While Suffolk has strong local roots in the Boston business community, the Suffolk EMBA has global reach, integrating global perspectives and multicultural viewpoints. You’ll enhance your cultural competence and understanding of global business while working with local companies, during a weeklong seminar in Madrid.

Individualized Capstone Project

Showcase your skills and competence with the EMBA capstone, getting internal and external exposure to propel your business or career. The capstone project is a customized project encompassing the design and development of a business opportunity or initiative of your choice. Throughout the program you’ll work with an industry mentor, faculty members, and your peers in completing this multi-faceted high-impact assignment.

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Ranked Among The Best

The Suffolk EMBA is highly ranked by QS Executive MBA Rankings 2021 as #41 in North America and #23 in North America for Career Outcomes.

Applying to Suffolk's EMBA Program

Application Deadlines

  • Fall Semester: July 15 (International Applicants), August 15 (Domestic Applicants), then rolling
  • Spring Semester: December 1 (International Applicants), January 4 (Domestic Applicants), then rolling

Learn about the advantages of priority applications.

Application Materials

  • Completed application
  • $50 Application Fee (waived for students who visit campus)
  • Resume
  • Unofficial transcripts of all post-secondary work. Admitted students enrolling in the program will need to have official transcripts, including proof of degree conferral, on file prior to their first class
  • Goal Statement (essay)
  • Letter of Recommendation (learn more)
  • GMAT/GRE not required with minimum 7 years of professional experience
  • Official TOEFL, IELTS, or PTE-Academic Scores (international students only)

EMBA (2022-2023)

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Financial Aid for Graduate Study

Suffolk University is pleased to offer both merit- and need-based financial aid to graduate students—these awards can be up to $36,000 for the entire EMBA program. Merit-based aid is awarded based on the applicant's academic and professional credentials presented on the admission application. No separate application is required for merit consideration.

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MBA or Executive MBA: Which is Right for You?

MBA Program Director Jodi Detjen and EMBA Program Director Tammy MacLean discuss the highlights, structure, real-world learning opportunities, and benefits of both programs. Learn which program is the right choice for you and your career goals.

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