If you have been searching for an Executive Master of Business Administration (EMBA) program, the Robert W. Plaster Graduate School of Business at University of the Cumberlands can help you achieve your career aspirations on a foundation of 130 years of teaching tomorrow’s business leaders.
What Is It?
Our online executive MBA program is a variation of our fully online program that includes a residency component. This hybrid accredited online MBA model is ideal for working professionals and business executives who want a part-time MBA program that works with their busy schedule but isn't completely online. Executive MBA programs also work well for international students with visas who have a CPT/OPT component to their degree.
EXECUTIVE MBA VS MBA
An executive MBA program awards the same exact degree as a normal MBA, just in a different format.
IS AN EXECUTIVE MBA WORTH IT?
This program leverages your critical-thinking and business decision-making skills to prepare you for leadership in areas such as marketing, advertising, sales, accounting, public relations, and more. University of the Cumberlands offers you the opportunity to earn your Executive MBA in Kentucky through a hybrid format combining online and on-site study. Course curriculum includes:
- Managerial Accounting
- Organizational Behavior
- Marketing Management
- Managerial Finance
- And more!
All students also take an Applied Learning Practicum, in which students apply what they are learning in their other two courses to the real world via work or internship experiences.
You’ll also have the opportunity throughout your EMBA program to interact face-to-face with faculty and their classmates. The residency class days include student presentations, group case studies, networking opportunities, and Q&A lectures by professors who bring extensive industry experience to the classroom.
What Careers Can I Do with an Online Executive MBA Program?
Those with aspirations for an organizational leadership career path, have the opportunity to take on the challenges of high-level oversight in areas such as strategy, planning, and personnel management. Graduates can pursue various administrative and management roles, including C-Suite level opportunities, including the following:
- Chief Human Resource Officer
- Chief Financial Officer
- Chief Operations Officer
- Chief Executive Officer
- Chief Sustainability Officer
Residency & Class Attendance Policy
Residency weekend sessions are mandatory. You must attend each session in full to receive credit. If you miss any part of the session, you will be counted absent for the entire session. No exceptions. If you miss a single class session, you may make it up at the end of the semester and be required to pay a make-up fee. Missing more than one residency session will result in dismissal from the University.
Costs for programs of study at University of the Cumberlands are competitive and affordable. Click here to view tuition rates and fees.
Click here to view University of the Cumberlands' accreditation information.
In addition to the overall institutional accreditation statement above, the Hutton School of Business at University of the Cumberlands has received specialized accreditations for its business programs through the International Accreditation Council for Business Education (IACBE) located at 11374 Strang Line Road in Lenexa, Kansas, USA. For a list of accredited programs please refer to our IACBE member status page. Please review our Public Disclosure of Student Achievement.
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A University of the Cumberlands degree prepares you for the rigors of the professional world. Click the button to learn more about the exciting career opportunities you can pursue with this program.