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William and Mary School of Business

Why W&M Executive MBA?

Specifically designed for busy professionals ready to move to the C-suite, change industries, or launch their own ventures, the Mason School’s Executive MBA meets two weekends per month for 19 months while providing you a complete William & Mary MBA experience.

Top-Tier Faculty
Mason’s business faculty includes cutting-edge business scholars and in-the-know industry insiders, all of whom are deeply committed to teaching. That’s why the Executive MBA faculty is consistently ranked among the top 5 in the nation by The Princeton Review and get an A+ from Businessweek. And because Mason’s classes are small, you’ll have exceptional access to and attention from these leading thinkers.

World Class Classmates
Your Executive MBA classmates will include leaders of some of the regions most high profile companies, nonprofit organizations and government agencies. The experience and perspective they bring to class enhances every discussion and magnifies the impact of everything you learn. You’ll also get to know each other on a personal level and build powerful networks that will serve you for the rest of your career.

Convenient Location and Schedules
The College of William & Mary’s Mason School of Business is just an hour from Richmond, Norfolk, and Virginia Beach, and just over 2 hours from Washington, D.C., Charlottesville, and Durham.  It’s close enough to be an easy drive and just far enough to carry you away from your day to day routine into a stimulating, new environment.  The every-other week format is optimized for learning — no month-long breaks between classes. You are on campus about the same number of days as in longer, monthly programs. You can have a life and earn your MBA, too.

Executive Coaching
As an Executive MBA student, you may choose to work with one of Mason’s Executive Partners, a network of active and retired business leaders from more than 20 industries. Your Executive Partner will coach you through the next steps of your career, give you access to his or her own professional network, and be a resource for you even after you graduate.

International Immersion
You can’t be a truly effective executive or entrepreneur without a thorough grounding in international business practices and the cultural, economic and political forces that influence them. That’s why the William & Mary Executive MBA program includes two eight-day global immersion trips. The first will take you to China, the second to a business-relevant destination such as Brazil or South Africa.