Masters in Business AdministrationExecutive MBA in Leadership Development

JU's MBA program ranked Best in Florida and 25th in the world.

Why Choose Our Program?

If you are preparing to join an executive leadership team, are working towards becoming a CEO, want to be a rising star in an organiztion, or want to launch a significant new venture, then the Executive Master of Business Administration (EMBA) program​ is designed for you.

  • Past graduates of the JU EMBA have or now hold titles such as Chief Executive Officer, President, Vice President, Chief of Staff, or Founder. 
  • There is a long history of over 30 years of EMBA education at Jacksonville University (JU).  Therefore, you can join a large network of successful JU EMBA graduates that are currently leading organizations. 
  • 40% of EMBA graduates report receiving a promotion nationally.
  • The JU EMBA program was recognized by CEO magazine in their 2020 Global ranking as a premier global EMBA program worldwide.
  • The JU EMBA is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business International (AACSB) and Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS).
  • Tuition includes classes, an international trip and other immersion experiences, books for the 5 specialized leadership classes, supplies, flex bucks towards meals while on campus, customized advising, and IT support.
  • We appreciate your real-world experience so we waived the GMAT/GRE.

Virtual Information Session

Attendees will have the opportunity to meet the program director and advisor to ask questions. If you can't make it to the below date, check out our other upcoming virtual information sessions.

Thursday, October 22, 2020

12 p.m. EST

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Invest in YouExecutive MBA classes your way

Choose to attend class in-person or online. Classes meet one Friday and Saturday each month on JU's beautiful Florida riverside campus. But if you can’t make it, we’ve got you covered. You can always stream the class live or watch a video later. You never have to miss anything. Our program:

  • Focuses on executive leadership style and communication​
  • Promotes shared learning and networking using a cohort-based format
  • Promotes shared cultural and diversity immersions in the classroom and on an international trip
  • Emphasizes corporate social responsibility  through community engagement  ​
  • Provides concentrations in  Executive Accounting/Finance or Management ​Development

We are currently selecting high performing and seasoned professionals for our fall class. Don’t miss this opportunity for professional growth and career advancement. Apply now!

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EMBA students on their summer travel class.

Enhance Your Executive Skills Our Immersion Learning Program

  • Immersions allow our EMBA students to immediately apply classroom knowledge in real-world situations (local and international immersion).
  • Work with Jacksonville businesses and non-profits for applied projects and action-learning experiences.
  • International Immersion trip –- travel abroad for career-shaping experiences in international business operations. The International Immersion trip is included in the cost of tuition.
  • Pictured here, EMBA C/O 2020 in Budapest. Previous locations for our EMBA students were:
    • 2019 - Budapest
    • 2018 - Prague
    • 2017 - Chile
    • 2016 - Portugal
    • 2015 - Peru

Veterans and Military StudentsSupport for Military Members

Our university is proud to be one of the most military friendly campuses in the United States.  We value our military students not only for their service to our country, but also the leadership, life experience and maturity they bring to the educational environment on our campus. JU provides the Veterans and Military Resource Center to assist its veterans with admission, transition, academic success, and student involvement.

Veterans and Military Resource Center

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AdmissionsHow to Apply

Applicants must submit the following documents to be considered for admission:

  • Resume
  • Statement of Intent: This is an essay summarizing your background, goals, and interests in attending JU.
  • GRE or GMAT Score: Students graduating with a degree in business from an AACSB accredited business school who hold a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or higher are exempt from this requirement. Student's holding a master's or doctoral degree from a regionally accredited institution are exempt from this requirement.
    • GRE and application fees for all graduate programs have been waived.
  • Official transcripts from all colleges and universities attended. We will need a transcript for all courses that your degree institution accepted to confer your degree.* All education obtained outside of the U.S. will require a course by course evaluation with grade point average calculation from a NACES member

International Student Application Requirements
In addition to the above list, International students are required to submit additional documents:

  • TOEFL, IELTS, or PTE English Proficiency score

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Phone: (904) 256-7293

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