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»Executive MBA Program

The Executive MBA (EMBA) is designed for ambitious mid-career managers and executives. This carefully structured, sequential course of study allows graduate students to gain a MBA degree in just 21 months. The program combines innovative business theories and cutting-edge practices within a personalized setting unmatched by other programs.

The program is highlighted by three off-campus residential experiences, which include unforgettable travel course trips to Asia, Washington, D.C., and San Diego.

In addition to course fees, the following items are covered by your program fee to make your EMBA experience as productive as possible:

  • Textbooks and case studies for all classes
  • Laptop/Tablet
  • Private sessions with an executive coach
  • Meals before each class
  • Tutors for quantitative courses
  • Meals and accommodations at all three off-campus residential courses
  • Parking and other school-associated services

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+-How to Apply to the EMBA Program

  • Submit the on-line application
  • Upload resume
  • Upload Personal Statement Essay (prompt is available by accessing the on-line application)
  • Mail official academic transcript from undergraduate degree granting institution to:

Chapman University
Office of Graduate Admissions
One University Drive
Orange, CA 92866

  • Request to have official Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) or Graduate Record Examinations (GRE) score reported. (This can be waived based on undergraduate GPA and job responsibility.)
  • Upload contact information for two recommenders. A recommender should be someone familiar with the applicant's academic or professional abilities
  • Interviews required for Executive MBA program.


Spring Semester

There is no spring semester matriculation for the Full-Time and Executive MBA programs.

Fall Semester

Executive MBA

Early Action Application Deadline: April 1
Regular Admission Deadline: June 1

Please note that for all programs, applications received after the above dates will be considered on a space available basis until the class fills.

+-International Applicants

In addition to the steps above:
  • Submit score on the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) or the International English Language Testing System (IELTS) or the Pearson Test of English (PTE)
  • Submit copy of your diploma
  • Complete the financial statement form required for the student visa
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