The UofL

Executive MBA

Walk the path alongside a network of influential and innovative executives in a program where you won’t just define your path, you’ll own it. 


Join the red carpet experience of the UofL Executive MBA

The program catered to your learning.

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 January 2024
Application Deadlines:
Round 1:  June 1st (benefits apply)
Round 2:  October 1st

  • • GMAT Optional
  • • High-touch concierge-level experience in a high level
  • • strategic learning environment


 12 Months
(January – December)
5 Terms Over 3 Semesters
On-campus + smart distance larning

  • • Kick-Off Residency
  • • 3-day on-campus residencies every four weeks (Thurs-Sat)
  • • International Study Immersion


 High-performing leaders with
7+ years of experience
Leaders across all industries who want to increase strategic leadership effectiveness and advance. 


Includes all books, software, lodging,
some meals, tablet computer, and
customized faculty project coaching


The UofL Executive MBA is not just a program, it is a transformational experience increasing your business acumen, elevating your leadership mindset, and building your reputation as a strategic driving force.

Not only will you learn from high-caliber faculty, alongside a cohort of high-performing, influential classmates; but you will have the opportunity to be transformed professionally and personally through strategic-level experiences in the classroom on UofL’s campus, on the iconic Kentucky Bourbon trail, and in manufacturing facilities and boardrooms in the UK during an international study trip to London and Scotland.

Beginning the moment you enter the program, you will be on a red carpet journey in this concierge-level experience.  We take care of the details—like registering you for your courses and purchasing your books—so that you can focus on, and maximize, your learning inside the classroom and beyond.

Why UofL?

Applied learning focus – The Customized Applied Project (CAP) allows you to applied what you are learning in the classroom directly to your job and your organization.

Different kind of ROI – The Executive MBA requires an investment of your time and your dollars.  At UofL, the return on your investment is calculated through a variety of ways that you—and your company—will benefit.

  • Return on Investment for you: EMBA council reports that, on average, executive MBA students making 14.1% more in compensation during their EMBA program and 35% of grads report earning a promotion during before graduation.
  • Return on Investment for your company: The Customized Applied Project provides expertise to help your company decrease costs or increase revenue, making an actual, viable impact on the business—and an opportunity to garner more support from your employer.
  • Preparation to thrive in uncertain times: Be better prepared to lead in the new, post-pandemic economy

Focus on iconic Kentucky, through a global lens – The distilled spirits and other Kentucky-centric industries provides a compelling backdrop to learn about business, both in the Commonwealth and abroad

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