10 Best Executive MBA Programs Under $100K

Katz Graduate School of Business, ranked No. 32 on our latest ranking, has an EMBA program costing about $95,000.

Katz Graduate School of Business, ranked No. 32 on our latest ranking, has an EMBA program costing about $95,000.

4. University of Florida Warrington College of Business

Tuition: $62,807
P&Q Rank: 23

In its 21-month program, the Warrington executive MBA requires four weekend sessions per term, with classes on Saturdays and Sundays. While it is designed for professionals with a minimum of eight years of management and leadership experience, the average work experience of its latest cohort is 13 years. Students have the chance to build powerful networks with classmates and a large network of alumni.

Warrington also trains prospective students in garnering the support – both in time and in financial aid – from their current employers. U.S. News & World Report ranked it No. 9 for public university EMBA programs.

5. Marquette University

Tuition: $79,500
P&Q Rank: 30

Marquette’s newly redesigned executive MBA focuses on global applied learning, and students who complete the program earn a degree with a specialization in international business. As such, a 10- to 12-day international trip is required, with costs included in the tuition price.

Over 17 months, students attend classes every other Saturday on the Milwaukee campus, completing the rest of their coursework online. The EMBA has a GMAT/GRE waiver policy for executives with advanced degrees or quantitative experience. Students average 12 years of work experience to promote collaboration and interactive learning.

Students work in teams of four to six, with different backgrounds and talents, throughout the experience.

6. University of Pittsburgh Joseph M. Katz Graduate School of Business

Tuition: $95,000
P&Q Rank: 32

Katz offers both a generalized Executive MBA and an Executive MBA in Healthcare. The traditional EMBA augments its core MBA curriculum with a focus on issues transforming organizations such as data analytics and critical global challenges. Both programs take 19 months and instruction is delivered with a mix of in-class and distance learning. Campus instruction required one weekend (Friday and Saturday) per month.

The EMBA in Healthcare is designed for established healthcare executives and physicians in leadership positions. Students get the opportunity to work on real problems from their organizations.

The traditional EMBA was ranked No. 8 among public universities and No. 24 in the United States in the Financial Times 2021 ranking.

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