Executive MBA program overview

Get the most out of your career. Ranked No. 23 in the world by The Economist, the W. P. Carey Executive MBA is designed for senior leaders with increasing responsibility managing people, projects, and budgets.

The objective of the W. P. Carey Executive MBA is to broaden and refine your management skills and thinking, enabling you to contribute more substantively to your organization and society. Our comprehensive approach equips you with:

  • Business fundamentals, proficiency, and confidence
  • Analytical, data-driven problem-solving skills
  • Strategic leadership skills and exposure
  • Competitive advantage through unique understanding of public policy process here and abroad

What sets W. P. Carey apart

Breadth and depth of experience

Industry-experienced professors bring real-world examples and insights into your classes. Significant professional experience among your diverse peers means richer understanding of concepts, immediate application of learning, and a high-caliber network.

Exposure to latest management thinking

Gain deeper insights into management strategy through exclusive industry exposure. Off-site company visits, guest speakers from government and industry, alumni feedback panels, and a comprehensive curriculum provide you with incredible depth of management exposure.

Leverage policy for competitive advantage

Sarbanes-Oxley and the Affordable Care Act, significantly impacting the way organizations operate and compete, it is important to have the knowledge and foresight to navigate the political landscape. Our program framework will help you understand the public policy process, experience what it’s like to work within it, and offer you the unique opportunity to connect with legislators and lobbyists.

Personalized insights for optimum development

Each Executive MBA student is different in their professional background, experience, and goals. W. P. Carey is where business is personal® — and that commitment is exemplified by our approach to your career development. Dedicated career services coaches, experienced in addressing the needs of executive students, as well as external executive coaches will work one-on-one with you to plan and address your career and professional development.

STEM-designated program

The W. P. Carey Executive MBA program has been designated by the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency within the Department of Homeland Security as a STEM eligible degree program (CIP code 52.1301). The STEM designation allows eligible graduates on student visas access to an Optional Practical Training (OPT) extension, up to 36 months, as compared to 12 months for non-STEM degrees.

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Phone: 480-965-3332