Admissions - Executive MBA Programs

The EMBA Class of 2015, on their farewell dinner cruise, on the Bosphorus River, Istanbul, Turkey, April 2015.
Imraan Husain, GLEMBA Class of 2017
The GLEMBA Class of 2016 at Sultan’s Summer Palace, Bangalore, India, April 2016.

Early Admissions Discounts

If accepted to the EMBA program by February 15, 2018, the program tuition is discounted $7,500 to $77,500 tuition. Call 972-883-4600 to learn more about our early admissions discounts.

Acceptance into the Executive MBA Programs is not automatic. We seek candidates who can best complete the rigorous program and contribute to the quality of the class. Before beginning the application process, please review the admission requirements below.

  • EMBA – Eight years or more of professional business experience with international and management experience
  • GLEMBA – Six years or more of professional business experience with international and management experience
  • Completed four-year bachelor’s degree with a GPA of 3.0 or better from an accredited institution
  • Professional (not technical) resume.
  • Personal essay
  • Official transcripts from all colleges and universities you have attended
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • 3 professional letters of recommendations
  • Employer agreement (courtesy letter informing employer of your plans to enroll in an Executive MBA program)
  • Application fee
  • A successful interview with the Program Director.

The Graduate Management Admissions Test (GMAT) is not required. Instead, we are looking for your career progression and career potential and what unique contributions you bring to the cohort experience.

Application Process
Deliverables Description
Note: All application documents should be emailed directly to Connie Imhof.
Application Checklist Download the application submission checklist to ensure you have completed all of the requirements to be considered for admission.
Program Application* Apply for an Executive MBA program by completing the program application.
*If you do not have an unofficial transcript, please upload a word document indicating your university, degree, and undergraduate GPA.
Professional Resume Provide our admissions manager, Connie Imhof, with an updated professional resume no more than three pages, that demonstrates your relevant work experience in a managerial or senior professional position.
Personal Essay Provide our admissions manager, Connie Imhof, with a 3-5 page, double spaced personal essay that addresses the following:
  • Your professional objectives, both long and short-term and Indicate how your past experiences have contributed to the definition of those objectives.
  • Why do you want to pursue an MBA degree at this point in your career?
  • Why do you think an executive MBA would serve you well?
  • How would you strengthen the class, if accepted?
Letters of Recommendation Provide our admissions manager, Connie Imhof, with three (3) letters of recommendations. Provide the recommendation form to three (3) individuals for or with whom you work or have worked. Be sure that your immediate supervisor or the person who is most familiar with your performance completes one of the recommendations.
Employer Agreement and Sponsorship Provide the employer agreement and sponsorship form to your immediate supervisor or appropriate company representative for review and signature. Also, check with your employer for any tuition reimbursement program that might be available.
Official Transcripts Arrange for your official transcripts to be sent directly to our admissions manager, Connie Imhof, at the address below. Unless transcripts are electronic, they must be provided in a sealed envelope from every post-secondary academic institution you have attended. An undergraduate degree from a four-year accredited university or college with a grade point average of B or better (3.0 on a 4.0 scale) is required.
  • Note: Applicants with degrees conferred by a non-US University: The International Credentials Evaluators at The University of Texas at Dallas require official attested photocopy of transcripts/mark sheets and degree certificates/diplomas in their original language and in English in a sealed stamped envelope from the academic institution.
  • UTD will not accept a consolidated mark sheet or any document not in a sealed envelope from the educational institution. If the educational institution does not provide an English version of the transcript, the applicant will need to obtain a certified translation of their transcript from an educational translation service and submit in a sealed envelope.
Application Fee Submit the non-refundable application and processing fee in the amount of $100. Payable by check or money order to “The University of Texas at Dallas” or payable by credit card or e-check.
Tuition Payment Questionnaire Provide our admissions manager, Connie Imhof, a copy of your tuition payment questionnaire.
Admissions Interview Once you have completed the application process, our admissions manager, Connie Imhof, will schedule you an interview with the Program Director, Pamela Foster Brady.

Before you complete any forms, please review the UT Dallas policy statements related to submitting information to UT Dallas.

Additional Information

Mailing Address

Executive MBA Programs
Naveen Jindal School of Management
The University of Texas at Dallas
800 W. Campbell Rd SM10
Richardson, TX 75080

Telephone: (972) 883-4600
Fax: (972) 883-6164
Email: cimhof@utdallas.edu