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EMBA-New York’s Friday/Saturday option has a curriculum identical to the Full-Time MBA Program and requires the same number of hours in the classroom. The return on investment begins immediately and lasts a lifetime.

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“Like most EMBA students, I’m fully engaged in my career and on a trajectory of growth and advancement. I didn’t want to step off that track completely. The program also allows me to take what I learn in the classroom and apply it immediately on the job.”
—Nicole Smith '13

 

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Key Features

  • Meets biweekly on Friday and Saturdays, except holidays and breaks.
  • Employer sponsorship of time is required; financial sponsorship is welcomed, though not required.
  • Runs for five terms over 20 months, beginning in August.
  • Upon entering the program, students are grouped into clusters and learning teams, providing a holistic, real-world, and lasting education.
  • The Career Management Center features a team focused exclusively on EMBA students, providing access to live and online seminars, one-on-one coaching, and job listings specific for an experienced-level executive.
  • EMBA students select from one of the largest slates of electives, including biweekly classes, intensive weeklong courses, and international seminars held around the world. Students also have access to full-time MBA courses and courses at Columbia’s other top graduate schools.

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Application Deadlines

EMBA-NY: Saturday >

May 2014 Entry
Early Decision: Jan. 15, 2014
Regular Decision: Feb. 26, 2014

 

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August 2014 Entry
Early Decision: Mar. 19, 2014
Regular Decision: Jun. 4, 2014

 

All deadlines are 11:59 p.m. EST on the date listed.

 

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MBA
Entry: August '14
Merit Fellowship Deadline: 1/8/14
Final: 4/9/14

EMBA: Saturday
Early: 1/15/14
Final: 2/26/14

EMBA: Friday/Saturday
Early: 3/19/14
Final: 6/4/14

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