Executive MBA Frequently Asked Questions


1. When is the Executive MBA application deadline?

Admission to the Executive MBA Program is done on a rolling basis with early applications encouraged.


2. What is the tuition cost?

The 2014-16 program tuition is $58,780. This includes the cost of instruction, university tuition and fees, course materials, catered lunches, international study trip, professional development and residency weekend in Binghamton.


3. What are the requirements for admission to the Binghamton University Executive MBA program?

The application requirements include a completed Graduate School application, all collegiate transcripts, a current resume, two letters of recommendation, a personal statement, and scores from either the Graduate Management Admissions Test (GMAT) or the Graduate Record Examination (GRE).


4. Am I required to take the GMAT exam?

For applicants holding advanced degrees, the GMAT requirement may be waived on a case-by-case basis. The GMAT may also be waived based on the length and nature of the applicant's work experience. Applicants with fewer than seven years of post-bachelor's work experience are required to submit a GMAT score. The GMAT may also be recommended to strengthen an application. GMAT scores more than five years old will be considered only on a case-by-case basis. These conditions apply for the GRE as well.

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5. How much "outside of class" work should I expect each week while in the program?

Participants, on average, spend approximately 15-20 hours per week on "outside of classroom" program coursework. This number fluctuates throughout the duration of the program. Some of this time may be spent in team meetings, text study, and presentation preparation.

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6. Are concentrations offered in the Executive MBA program?

The program offers an MBA degree with a general management track and an MBA degree with a healthcare management focus.

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7. How can I get more information on the Executive MBA program?

Please contact:
Dina Skeffrey
Administrative Director
School of Management
Binghamton University
Phone: 607-777-6644 or 516-418-6921

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8. Will I need a laptop computer?

Students will need to bring a laptop equipped with the latest Microsoft Office software to a significant portion of the class sessions.

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Last Updated: 7/31/14