Candidates can access the EMBA application online and continue to make changes until the application is submitted.
Resume – Your resume should provide a comprehensive list of all your professional and educational experiences to date. Work experience should include employer names, titles, and dates, starting with your most recent position. Education should include institutions, dates, and degrees earned.
One recommendation – Your chosen recommender should have firsthand knowledge of your professional skills, abilities, and performance. We strongly suggest that your recommendation come from a direct supervisor, if possible. See below for details.
Two required essays (and a third optional essay). See below for details.
Four-year U.S. bachelor's degree or equivalent – You will need to provide transcripts from each college and/or university from which you have earned a degree, including transfer credits applied toward a degree. You should also submit transcripts that show other relevant coursework even if not applied toward a degree. Our admissions committee can make a decision based upon your submission of an electronic transcript; however, please note that you will be required to submit unopened, official hard copy transcripts to the following address prior to your enrollment:
Executive MBA Program
Stephen M. Ross School of Business
University of Michigan
700 East University, Kresge Hall K1521
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1234
Our admissions committee reserves the right to review each applicant's academic records to determine whether the credentials presented from a non-U.S. institution qualify for consideration.
Corporate Support - It is critical that your employer fully support your attendance in the program. Use this guide to sponsoring an EMBA student to help your employer understand the program and organizational benefits. Your supervisor or human resources representative are required to complete the statement of corporate support. This form signifies that your employer recognizes the time commitment of the program and will release you to attend the monthly residencies as well as any extended residencies. Please submit this form to the EMBA Admissions Office prior to the first day of class. Self-employed applicants may request a waiver of this requirement.
Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) or Pearson Test of English (PTE) – Candidates are required to have a high level of proficiency in the English language. Language skills are assessed throughout the application process and are considered in an applicant's overall evaluation. Based on the evaluation, certain candidates may be asked to demonstrate fluency by taking the TOEFL or PTE exam.
GMAT – The GMAT is not a requirement for admission. Candidates whose backgrounds do not demonstrate proficiency in basic quantitative and analytic skills may be required to take a quantitative skills assessment test prior to admission. Please contact us for more information.