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Entering Spring 2015

Notes: Mandatory orientation events on January 4, 2015 will start at 4pm after hotel check-in that day. Evening programming may also be scheduled on 2/2, 3/2, 4/12, 5/17, 6/15, 7/12, 8/9, 10/4, and 11/9 after hotel check-in.

Term One — Spring 2015*

January 5–10
February 3–7
March 3–7
April 13–18 (California)

Term Two — Summer 2015

May 18–22
June 16–20
July 13–18 (Toronto)
August 10–15

Term Three — Fall 2015**

September 9–13
October 5–10 (Mexico City)
November 10–14

Terms Four (Spring 2016) and Five (Summer 2016)

Students in terms four and five will complete a total of eight additional electives, choosing among global elective block week courses (typically Sunday–Thursday), international seminars^^, and EMBA Friday/Saturday or Saturday electives.

^^International seminars will be scheduled during terms two, three, four, and five. The cost of one international seminar, excluding flight costs, is included in the program tuition.

*Accommodations are included for term 1-3 program dates listed above. Check-in for each module is on the day prior.

**In addition to three courses scheduled during the term three program dates listed above, all students are required to enroll in either a global elective block week or international seminar during this term.


Upcoming Information Sessions

Saturday, April 4 - Uris Hall, Room 301
Special Event: EMBA Career Management >

Saturday, April 18 - Uris Hall, Room 303
EMBA Information Session >

For a full list of upcoming EMBA-Global information sessions, both for EMBA-Global Americas and Europe and EMBA-Global Asia, please visit the EMBA-Global website.

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Application Deadlines


EMBA-NY Saturday >

May 2015 Entry
Early Decision: January 12, 2015
Regular Decision: March 2, 2015


EMBA-NY Friday/Saturday >

August 2015 Entry
Early Decision: March 18, 2015
Regular Decision: June 3, 2015


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

Special Concentration in Business Management

Special Concentration in Business Management

Applications for the Special Concentration in Business Management is now closed. It will reopen Spring of 2016. 

If you are interested in learning more about the Special Concentration, please take time to carefully review the program details and FAQ.

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Entry: January '15
Final: 10/8/14

Entry: August '15
Early: 10/8/14
Merit Fellowship Deadline: 1/7/15
Final: 4/15/15

EMBA-New York Saturday
Early: 1/12/15
Final: 3/2/15

EMBA-New York Fri/Sat
Early: 3/18/15
Final: 6/3/15

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