Emory University Online Master of Business Administration

Why Emory University? 

Emory University recruits applicants for its online Master of Business Administration program. This large private research university in Atlanta, Georgia administers the program through its Goizueta Business School.

Mid-career and senior-level professionals are encouraged to apply for this program. There is no needed grade point average, but applicants’ demonstrated ability and past accomplishments will be taken into account.

Program Snapshot

University Name Emory University
Location Atlanta
State Georgia
Niche.com Grade A+
Name of Degree Master of Business Administration
School or Department Administering Program Goizueta Business School
Credits 51
Cost per credit $2,156.00
Tuition for Entire Program $109,956.00
Test Requirements none
Minimum GPA none
Prerequisite Courses and Skills mid- to senior-level professional eager to take the next step?
Campus Visit Required? yes
Typical Time to Complete 18 months
When Can Students Start the Program? Fall
Program Concentrations Strategy; Finance; Healthcare; Information Systems and Operations Management;
Synchronous classes yes
Required Courses
  • Data & Decision Analytics
  • Financial Reporting & Analysis
  • Global Business Practices
  • Goizueta IMPACT
  • Goizueta Plus
  • Managerial Economics
  • Managerial Finance
  • Marketing Management
  • Organizational Behavior & Leadership
  • Process & Systems Management
  • Strategic Management
Does the Program Include a Capstone? no
Does the program include a practicum or internship? yes
Other Features that Make the Program Unique Students can take electives from other Goizueta MBA programs (not online) or from other professional schools at the university; take up to three more electives within 3 years of graduating; collaborative cohort structure; required orientation; numerous extracurricular events; Global Classroom interactive online classroom technology, developing holographic classrooms
Program Description This degree requires 51 credits of coursework. Students complete a required cornerstone professional development course and a consulting-based practicum. Most students complete the program within 18 months. 4 concentration areas are offered: Strategy, Finance, Healthcare, Information Systems and Operations Management.


What will I Learn?

The curriculum of the Goizueta MBA at Emory is based on a collaborative cohort structure in which all students move through the curriculum together, completing applied projects and learning from one another. Foundational courses begin with Data & Decision Analytics, Financial Reporting & Analysis and Global Business Practices. Students also take Managerial Economics, Managerial Finance, Marketing Management, Organizational Behavior & Leadership, Process & Systems Management and Strategic Management. 

Students then take two courses unique to the Emory MBA: Goizueta Plus and Goizueta IMPACT. Goizueta Plus is a “cornerstone” course that builds students career skills through units on presentation skills, professional development, and teamwork. The Goizueta IMPACT course is a consulting-based practicum experience in which students are paired with Atlanta-area corporations and nonprofits.

Students can choose to specialize in one of the following concentrations: Strategy, Finance, Healthcare, Information Systems and Operations Management.

How much will the program cost?

The program costs $2,156.00 per credit, and 51 credits are required. The total cost of the degree is just under $110,000.00 for the entire degree. Most students take 18 months to finish their studies.

Students may be able to finance their studies through financial aid and scholarships.

How does the program fit into my life?

All classes require weekly synchronous class meetings, conducted through videoconferencing at a scheduled time. The program also requires at least one on-campus visit for the required orientation, and additional visits may be required for experiential learning. Students can start the program in the Fall semester.

Students complete the program within 18 months. The program is designed to be completed at an accelerated pace, and students should expect to focus intensely on their studies during their degree program.  Emory employs an innovative interactive online classroom structure for its synchronous classes, and is starting to develop virtual holographic classroom environments for online learning.


Students have access to electives from the Full-Time MBA and Evening MBA programs at Goizueta, as well as those from the university’s other professional schools. During three years after graduation, Goizueta Executive MBA alums may pursue up to three electives. The program also has excellent employment services, an active alumni network, and comprehensive onboarding. Extracurricular activities abound, and cutting-edge virtual classrooms are also available.