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Business Administration, Executive M.B.A. (EMBA)

Seidman's dynamic graduate programs offer an education of exceptional value and impact for individuals aspiring to transform their careers and lead the businesses transforming our region.

The Executive MBA (EMBA) program offers an intentional learning opportunity in the context of everyday business situations for experienced professionals. The program is designed for organizational leaders who have set their sights on an executive leadership role.


Specialized Accreditation

GVSU's business programs receive accreditation from AACSB International.

Top Ranked Part-Time M.B.A. Programs

GVSU's part-time M.B.A. programs are ranked among the top in the nation by U.S. News and World Report.

Cohort Learning and Strong Support

Students benefit from a strong peer support system through cohort-style learning.


Program Overview

Learning experience. Individual and team-based learning, classroom and online instruction, exceptional networking with class cohort members, and applied learning and project-based opportunities. EMBA students meet on Friday and Saturday every other week at the GVSU Pew Campus downtown Grand Rapids over four semesters.

Cohort structure. All classes taken with the same group of students; enables strong peer learning and professional connections.

Executive MBA highlights. Individualized feedback based on a personalized leadership style assessment; corporate input to ensure relevance; individual coaching; international trip; two-semester capstone project with a local company.

Why Study Business Administration at Grand Valley?


Program Details