New Cohort Starting in January 2021
Explore our program's new 18-month format
Explore the unique attributes of our Executive MBA program.
18-Month ProgramOur newly redesigned curriculum streamlines your academic journey to 18 months. With a focus on developing C-level executive skills the current market demands you'll undergo a transformative professional experience readying you for your next leadership role.
Enhanced Leadership Focus
Enhanced Leadership FocusWe offer professional development with an enhanced leadership focus that's threaded throughout the program. From academic courses to experiential learning opportunities, you'll engage and develop requisite skills alongside your classmates with the help of our career experts and Executive Partners.
Executive Partner Program
Executive Partner ProgramLearn from and network with 140+ active, semi-retired, and retired C-level executives through our exclusive Executive Partner Program. EPs provide invaluable insight and experience to help guide your development as an executive. You choose the level of engagement, and they will provide unparalleled access to the knowledge and markers of success necessary to navigate at senior levels of your organization.
Two International Immersions
Two International ImmersionsEarn real-world, international business experience through our two required international immersions. Study at Fudan University in China and meet with business, governmental, and policy leaders in Latin America or Europe. Each experience plays an integral role in the Capstone project you'll complete at the culmination of the program.
Two Domestic Residencies
Two Domestic ResidenciesImmerse yourself in the true William & Mary experience during your kick-off residency in Williamsburg. Your second domestic residency will be in Washington DC, where you'll have the opportunity to explore the city, network with classmates, faculty, and alumni while taking a deep dive into specialized topics and coursework.
World Class Faculty
World Class FacultyConsistently ranked as one of the top in the nation, our faculty are researchers and professionals in their field of expertise. They also care deeply about our students and will work closely with you throughout the program to ensure your success.
Work-Life-School BalanceWe know your time is valuable so we've specifically designed our program to accommodate the demands of a busy executive. Our inventive schedule promotes true work/life/school balance with flexible summers. Additionally, we encourage the inclusion of family throughout your experience, offering opportunities for them to join you during residency weekends and hosting special events like Spouse & Partner Day.
We encourage you to attend an Experience Day in Williamsburg. This "day in the life of an Executive MBA student" immersion is the very best way for you to really understand the overall program, the highly personalized attention provided by our professional team, and the transformative learning experience that takes place with our faculty in the classroom.
- Visit a class session, hosted by one of our current student ambassadors who are always excited to share their Executive MBA experiences with you.
- Enjoy lunch with current students and faculty, and witness the high-touch details that are hallmarks of the William & Mary Executive MBA experience.
- Attend a small roundtable discussion with the admissions team to talk about the application process and just how to set yourself up for success as you move forward.