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CU Executive MBA Class Profile


Average age: 38 years

Average work experience: 16 years

Masters degree or above: 17%

CU Executive MBA Class Profile (pt.2)


Undergraduate Degree:

36% technical/engineering

33% liberal arts

31% business

National Recognition


The University of Colorado has a national reputation for excellence and is the largest university in the Rocky Mountain region.

National Recognition (pt.2)


The program is offered by CU's three business schools, which are ranked among the nation's top 20 percent. All three schools have earned AACSB accreditation – the most rigorous available.

Alumni Network


Executive MBA graduates belong to a special alumni group that sponsors continuing education and social programs.

Alumni Network (pt.2)


The Executive MBA alumni network provides an invaluable group of advisors and contacts throughout your career.

Executive-Level Service and Convenience


Program staff handle all the details so you can focus on academics. Downtown Denver classroom facilities resemble a technologically advanced boardroom.

Executive-Level Service and Convenience (pt.2)


You can complete the Executive MBA in less than two years. Class schedules minimize work disruption by meeting one full day a week, on alternating Fridays and Saturdays.

International Component


CU's Executive MBA Program recognizes the imperative of global business understanding by integrating global ceconomy issues throughout the second-year curriculum

International Component (pt.2)


Because there is no substitute for first-hand experience, the program also includes a nine-day educational trip to an international business center

Sponsorship Cost Data


Paid by participant's organization: 45%

Shared by participant and the organization: 30%

Paid by participant: 25%

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Why choose the CU EMBA Program?

In today's business world, leaders are increasingly relied upon to interpret critical information in order to make important long-term decisions for their organizations. While traditional MBA programs focus primarily on the day-to-day operations of business, the Executive MBA is a program specifically designed to meet the needs of strategic decision makers.

If you're an experienced working professional, you can obtain your MBA in less than two years—while you continue to work. The CU Executive MBA Program is specifically designed for working business professionals, decision makers, entrepreneurs, and professionals working in engineering, medical, legal, and scientific fields who want to:

All classes in the three-campus University of Colorado Executive MBA Program are held at the CU Executive Education Center. The Center is centrally located in Downtown Denver, convenient to I-25, Auraria Parkway, and Speer Blvd. The Center is at the west end of Larimer Square in LoDo, giving Executive MBA students the additional after-class benefits of all the amenities downtown Denver offers.

The facilities are designed specifically for the executive-level student and the classrooms resemble a technologically advanced boardroom more than a classroom.

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Cindy Brown
I literally in class would pull up my business' QuickBooks accounting system ... so I was applying it instantaneously.

— Cindy Brown

CEO, Blue Moon Works

Executive MBA Class of 2005

I will, from personal experience, tell you that it's one of the best things that you can do not only personally but career wise. You'll come out of this with more options than you ever imagined.

— A.J. Workman

VP Sales, Blue Moon Works

Executive MBA Class of 2005