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Considering an Executive MBA?

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Time to Move Forward!

Taking on additional commitments is a challenge for professionals. Committing to a rigorous 21-month Exec MBA program is significant. Investing in yourself, however, will pay dividends long into the future. Here are key benefits to earning an Exec MBA.

Add Professional Value

An Executive MBA allows professionals to increase their organizational value and upgrade their resumes. In a competitive business climate, it makes sense to invest in yourself, ensuring you have the talent and skills needed to take on new opportunities.

The UT Dallas Global Executive MBA is ranked by CEO Magazine as the top option in Texas and among the top 20 worldwide. UT Dallas is ranked the No. 1 university nationally among those less than 50 years old, by Times Higher Education. These rankings confirm that your degree will have value and merit.

Expand Your Career Path

If you are considering an Executive MBA at UT Dallas, chances are you are already working hard in your career. Executive MBA students at UT Dallas are typically about 39 years, and most have about 14 years of professional experience. At this point in their careers, the Exec MBA is particularly meaningful. It’s also a difficult time to peel away from career, family and life responsibilities to pursue an education. The Exec MBA is designed to fit as seamlessly as possible into your already busy life. Classes are Saturdays-only and the degree is completed in 21 months. This means you can continue working hard in your current position even while pursuing your desired future.

A benefit of the class structure is lessons learned on Saturday can be applied when you return to work on Monday. In this way, you immediately start adding value in your existing role.

Prepare for C-Suite Status

The Executive MBA program focuses on preparing business professionals to be effective in C-Suite executive roles. If you are looking to your future career, you’ll see that the strategies learned in an Executive MBA will serve you as you transition into new roles. This degree also will allow you to position yourself for a C-Suite role, if that’s a vision of yourself in the future.

Transitioning for Growth

Earning an Exec MBA may help you transition into a new career, industry, role or even help you move to a part of the country you’ve longed to experience. Because the Exec MBA program includes executive coaching, you’ll be able to learn the soft skills, overall business presence and personal self-awareness needed to make such a transition.

Grow Your Network

UT Dallas will allow you to grow your network among successful classmates, accomplished professors, corporate representatives, professional coaches and international executives. A robust network combined with a rigorous education is an invaluable tool as you create your future.


Pamela Foster Brady

Pamela serves as the director of Executive MBA programs at UT Dallas. She previously served as a vice president, senior business development director, for Atkins, an international civil engineering firm. She has more than 25 years of experience managing large domestic and international projects. Pamela received her undergraduate degree in civil engineering from the University of Tennessee and her MBA from The University of Texas at Dallas. Read more articles

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