About Us

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The 18-month Virginia Tech Executive MBA Program provides the tools you need to be successful in the fast-paced, ever changing business marketplace. Students leave the program as well-rounded business leaders who are analytical, innovative, and agile.

In this global economy, companies need people who are innovative, who can work with big data, and can navigate the global marketplace. They need to have the knowledge and skills to be strategic and methodical thinkers, an ability to coach their staff, and create ethical environments.

We tailor the Virginia Tech Executive MBA Program for business leaders interested in taking their career to the next level. The Program focuses on strategic leadership while being mindful of ethical and global implications when making business decisions. It prepares managers to leverage trends and information in a rapidly changing world.

Why is the Virginia Tech EMBA program right for you?

GMAT: Not required

Convenient Schedule:

  • Length of Program - 18 months
  • Start date: August
  • Classes meet every other Friday (2 - 9 pm) and Saturday (8:30 am - 5:30 pm)
    (summer and winter breaks)


Convenient Location: Classes meet in the Virginia Tech Research Center, located at 900 North Glebe Road in Arlington near the Ballston Metro-MU Station.


  • The Program tuition is approximately 20% less than other EMBA programs in the DC metro area.
  • Tuition covers all required course materials
  • Catered meals and parking are provided on class days
  • 3 Residencies - (Two domestic residencies averaging 3-days each and a 10-day Study Abroad) - travel, some meals, and lodging (airfare abroad is not included in the tuition).


Military/Veteran: Virginia Tech is a military friendly institution. Veterans, the Post 9-11 GI bill covers a large percentage of the tuition.

ROI: In recent cohorts, over 60% either received a promotion or new job while in the Program or within 6 months of graduating.

Networking: With 55,000 plus alumni in the area, Virginia Tech has a strong presence in the DC Metro. Corporations and alumni speak on hot topics at the quarterly EMBA Lunch & Learn Series.

Reputation: Program accredited by the Association to Advance the Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB), the top MBA accreditation organization.

Faculty: Many of our faculty travel from the Virginia Tech Blacksburg campus to the Arlington Campus to teach on weekends.

Diversity: The program recruits and admits people with diverse backgrounds, work experience, gender, ethnicity, and industries to enhance learning in and outside of the classroom.