A Top MBA for Working Professionals

Earn a Cornell MBA through weekend classes from locations across the Americas, or online.


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Executive MBA Americas Program Features

Maximize your career potential and amplify your international network as you study management fundamentals, strategic thinking, leadership and more with a geographically and industry diverse cohort.

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Live, synchronous instruction

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Immersive team-based learning

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Saturday & Sunday classes, every other weekend

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Connect to peers from across the Americas

EMBA Americas Program

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Welcome to the Ivy League

Advance your career while earning an MBA degree from Cornell University. Our world-class faculty will inform, inspire, and challenge you as you enhance your skillset and complete your business toolkit.

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Weekend Classes

Through the connected power of state-of-the-art videoconferencing technology, work and study with your learning team, while connecting to classmates from across the Americas and faculty from campus.

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Residential Sessions

Throughout the program, grow and strengthen your network by attending four intensive residential sessions. These sessions are held on the Cornell campuses and at Queen’s University, our long-standing partner for the EMBA Americas program.

What Makes Us Different

Cohort Diversity

Learn with and from experienced professionals representing different industries, functional areas of expertise, and geographic perspectives. Your close-knit cohort will positively impact your learning, while expanding and diversifying your network.

Customizable Curriculum

Tailor your management education to meet your goals by selecting relevant electives. Individual and team project courses allow you to explore consulting, entrepreneurship, and global business challenges.

Collaborative Team-Based Learning

Become a better team leader and team member while working closely with other experienced professionals. Your diverse, high performing team will challenge you and enrich your academic experience.

Comprehensive Career Resources

Intensive career and leadership coaching will prepare you for the next level of your career. Whether you are looking to climb the ladder, make a career pivot, or start your own business, the Career Development team will partner with you to ensure your professional success.

Are You Ready?

Keep your career momentum moving.
Imagine where you can go with a Cornell MBA.

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Cornell Alumni

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“The EMBA Americas program expands your perspectives through a diverse cohort and team-oriented learning environment. It also enables you to advance your professional competitive advantage, build confidence, and grow your network.”

Susan Lin, ’21

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“The Executive MBA Americas program has allowed me to see business management through a more strategic lens. With this enhanced perspective, I can return value to my organization by using the concepts, tools, and skills gained in the program. The program has also bolstered my career trajectory, expanding growth opportunities in the short and long-term.”

Devon Ekpenyong, ’22

EMBA Americas Experience

Listen to graduates from across the Americas talk about the impact that the EMBA Americas has had on their careers and lives.

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Take the Next Steps

The next phase of your career begins today. Start your MBA journey.