The Fox Executive MBA program is exclusively for experienced business professionals who want to sharpen their management and decision-making skills. The average EMBA student has nearly 20 years of business experience and 12 years of management experience, ensuring a rich and diverse class environment. Still have questions? We encourage you to review what other prospective Fox Executive MBA (EMBA) candidates have wanted to know about our program. If you still need additional information, please contact us at 215-204-5890.
About The Fox EMBA
How does the Fox EMBA program differ from other Fox programs?
The Fox Executive MBA program is exclusively for experienced business professionals who want to sharpen their management and decision-making skills. The average EMBA student has nearly 20 years of business experience and 12 years of management experience, ensuring a rich and diverse class environment.
Is there an overnight residency requirement?
Overnight stays are required only at the beginning of the program. However, there are two residencies during the duration of the 16-month program. Students are strongly encouraged to attend all residencies – in fact Fox will pay for overnight stays.
Does the program offer a global component?
Yes, the program includes an international field study – a week-long educational experience that provides second-year EMBA students with the opportunity to immerse themselves in the business and culture of a foreign country. This is an integral component of the EMBA curriculum and takes place in the spring semester of the second year of the program in conjunction with the global strategy course. In addition, students may take courses at any of our Global EMBA programs.
What qualifications does the admission committee look for in a candidate?
Befitting a program of its caliber, admission to the EMBA program at the Fox School of Business is very competitive. A number of factors are taken into account when choosing our students, including professional experience, ability to contribute in the classroom, unique skills, aptitude, potential, and managerial skills.
Is a GMAT required?
Yes, a GMAT is required for admission to the program. The GMAT can be waived for students with sufficient experience. The GMAT will be waived for students who have taken an advanced graduate test such as the LSAT or MEDCAT.
How do I know if I’m a good candidate for the Fox EMBA program?
Prior to submitting a formal application to the EMBA program at the Fox School of Business, many individuals take the opportunity to complete a free preliminary application. This confidential form helps us get to know you and your professional background. In return, we will contact you to further discuss your interest in the EMBA program and your qualifications for admission.
What funding and financial aid options are available to offset tuition costs?
Fox Executive MBA students are eligible for up to $20,500 in Federal Stafford Loan funding. Temple University’s Office of Student Financial Services can assist you with these loans. In addition, there is also an alumni rewards program that offers a 5% tuition scholarship to any Temple University undergraduate alumnus who is accepted into one of Fox’s MBA programs. For more information about the Alumni Rewards Program, call 215-204-5890. In select cases, exemplary EMBA students at the Fox School of Business may be considered for merit-based scholarships.
EMBA Career & Alumni
What support do I need from my employer?
Your employer should understand the significance of this commitment in terms of time and financial investment. In addition, your employer must agree to allow you to attend classes on scheduled Fridays.
Is there an advantage to being a Temple alumnus?
Graduates of Temple are part of a global community that is more than 250,000 people strong. These alumni hold positions in virtually every industry and can be found in nearly every country, ensuring that no matter where you are, chances are good that there’s a Temple graduate nearby.