The next class will begin in September 2014.
Requirements include a bachelor's degree from an approved academic institution, a minimum of 6 years of managerial or professional experience preferred, and a nomination from the employer. Prior coursework in business subjects is not required.
To ensure admission of a select group of high-potential managers, the EMBA Academic and Administrative Directors make admission recommendations based on individual criteria. Students are selected on the basis of academic and managerial achievements.
To get started on your on-line application, go to: https://apply.wisconsin.edu/.
- Bachelor's degree from an approved academic institution
- A minimum of six years of professional experience preferred, including significant management experience and nomination of employing organization.
- Admission recommendations are based upon:
- Academic achievement and ability to do intensive graduate-level work
- Nature of managerial experience
- Contribution to the varied skills of the class
- Ability and willingness of the individual and the employer to make a commitment to the program.
- Students must demonstrate proficiency in the following foundation areas: quantitative methods, accounting and macroeconomics. Class materials will be provided to students upon receipt of their $1,500.00 enrollment fee. In addition, a Success Residency will be held prior to the start of classes to supplement foundation learning.
DeadlinesThe priority application deadline for the Lubar EMBA program is August 1, 2014 for all application materials.
- Apply online to the UWM Graduate School at https://apply.wisconsin.edu/ and submit application fee of $56 (plus additional $40 if any college work is from non-US schools).
- Order original transcripts or academic credentials and send to:
UWM Graduate School
Attn: EMBA Admission
PO Box 340
Milwaukee, WI 53201-0340
- Submit a Supplementary Application to the Lubar School of Business which is reviewed by the EMBA Academic and Administrative Directors. The supplementary application, available at lubar.uwm.edu/emba, solicits information related to your management experience, level of commitment, and desire to do graduate-level work in an intensive program. Please submit the supplementary application electronically to firstname.lastname@example.org or mail to:
Lubar School of Business
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
PO Box 742
Milwaukee, WI 53201-0742
- Submit a letter of nomination to the Lubar School of Business from your employer. Instructions for the letter of nomination are located at the end of the Supplementary Application Data form.
- The UWM Graduate School will send you a letter when you are admitted to the EMBA program. After admission, the Lubar EMBA agreement and an invoice for your $1,500 enrollment fee will be mailed to you from the EMBA office. Your enrollment fee guarantees placement in the EMBA class and is applied toward your first program payment.
The sponsor (employing organization or self), pays the University fees and agrees to the purpose of the Executive MBA program, the use of funds, the timing of payments, termination arrangements, and other legal requirements.
Some employers pay a portion of the University fees, while others provide employee loans or reimbursement to students for some of the fees. If requested, the program director will discuss various employer/student payment plans. If students are self-sponsored, they are responsible for the program fees.
FeesThe total program cost is $62,000. A $1,500 non-refundable enrollment fee guarantees placement in the EMBA class and is due to the student's PAWS account after notice of acceptance has been received.
The fee covers costs for instruction and administration of the program, instructional materials, parking fees, airfare and hotel for the International Residency, program-sponsored meals, graduation fees and costs associated with the graduation dinner and reception. The fee also covers instructional materials needed to complete the EMBA foundation proficiency requirements.
Scholarships and Financial Aid
As a graduate student you are eligible to apply for federal funding. This funding consists of the William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan and PLUS for Graduate Student loans. The amounts and types of loans you may qualify for are determined by the information you submit on the FAFSA (federal application for financial aid). All students, regardless of income, can be considered for a student loan.
To apply for a student loan, you must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) at www.FAFSA.gov .
Award criteria include:
- Acceptance into the Executive MBA program - Class of 2016.
- A preferred minimum of 6 years of business or professional experience demonstrating progressive career advancement.
- Scholastic record.
- Professional and leadership accomplishments.
- Financial need.
For more information on loans and scholarships, including qualifying criteria and a scholarship application form, please contact Gene A. Wright, Program Director, at email@example.com.
The EMBA program office is under the direction of Gene A. Wright, Program Director, and Mary K. Alberti, Director of Operations. Please contact the EMBA office if you have any questions (414-229-6045 or firstname.lastname@example.org).
The Graduate SchoolGraduate degrees at UWM are conferred by the Graduate School. It has the ultimate authority in such matters as admission, registration, academic standards, course and credit loads, and curriculum standards. The Bulletin of the Graduate School, as supplemented by rules of the faculty of the Lubar School of Business, govern the Executive MBA Program.