Executive Master of Business Administration

Learn without putting your career on hold

Designed for experienced professionals, the Millsaps EMBA program offers immediate value from orientation onward. Through dynamic class discussions, faculty interaction, guest speakers and collaborative group studies, our program provides real-world experiences that deliver an instant return on investment. Rather than derailing your career, the Millsaps EMBA enhances its productivity from day one.

Featured Courses

Here is a sampling of a few courses that might pique your interest.

BUSI 712 Executive Communications
Enhance the skills executives need to successfully communicate their message to various stakeholders. The course will focus on constructing effective written messages and delivering compelling presentations.
MGMT 799 Developing People
You’ll gain insight into the distinct needs at each stage of a work group’s development and receive practical tools for aligning goals, roles and responsibilities. Examine strategies that move a group to high levels of performance and goal attainment.

Degree Options

Discover your degrees, minors, concentrations and certification options available for this field of study.

Executive Master of Business Administration, EMBA
The EMBA program prepares you to recognize organizational problems and opportunities, communicate effectively to determine a socially responsible course of action and to implement a strategy that seizes both internal and external opportunities.

Tailored to Executives

The EMBA program provides a high-quality education that fits a busy schedule and builds on your existing real-world experience.

AACSB International Accreditation

All Else School of Management at Millsaps College major programs are accredited by AACSB International.

EMBA Jumpstart Program

Get early access to the five required leveling courses. These online courses provide you with the foundation for the EMBA program.

Our distinctive strengths

Your career doesn’t get off track for our EMBA — it becomes immediately more productive. Areas of study include the details of managing a business organization, such as financial analysis, decision-making, marketing management, personnel management, micro- and macroeconomics, entrepreneurship, communication, negotiation, information technology and strategic management.
  • The Millsaps EMBA program is a 16-month lockstep program. The next cohort will begin in January 2025.
  • After participating in a 360-degree feedback tool, students work with executive coaches and management faculty to hone their leadership skills.
  • Roughly one year into the program, the cohort participates in an immersive international experience in Merida, Mexico.

Study Abroad

Issues in international business will be studied intensively through a required mini-session at Millsaps’ campus in Merida, Mexico.


Introductory courses in management, statistics, accounting and marketing as well as knowledge of Excel are required. Online leveling courses are available if prior coursework in these areas has not been met.

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