Executive MBA

Wharton delivers our undiluted MBA curriculum to working professionals through our executive MBA program in Philadelphia and San Francisco. Wharton emphasizes an intensive core in general management and an unmatched selection of electives in a residential every-other-weekend format tailored for working professionals. Wharton’s EMBA curriculum offers rigorous learning in a collaborative environment. The intensive, cross-functional core curriculum provides business fundamentals and the leadership, communication and analytical skills that are critical to your success. Through electives in the second year, you may then develop one or more areas of expertise or continue to develop a breadth of knowledge. Options to study globally help students become global citizens.


A minimum of 19 course units is required for graduation.

Students are required to complete the core EMBA curriculum and may complete the rest of the required course units with electives. Majors are not required in the executive MBA program but add another option for study.

EMBA Core Requirements9.5
Electives or Optional Major9.5
Students may complete any combination of electives and/or a major.
Total Course Units19

EMBA Core Requirements

ACCT 613Fundamentals of Financial and Managerial Accounting1.0
FNCE 613Macroeconomics and the Global Economic Environment1.0
Select 1 of the following:0.5-1
Corporate Finance
Corporate Finance (Half CU)
Legal Studies
LGST 611Responsibility in Global Management0.5
or LGST 612 Responsibility in Business
MGEC 611Microeconomics for Managers: Foundations0.5
MGEC 612Microeconomics for Managers: Advanced Applications0.5
MGMT 610Foundations of Teamwork and Leadership0.5
MGMT 613Managing the Enterprise1.0
MKTG 611Marketing Management0.5
MKTG 613Strategic Marketing Simulation0.5
OIDD 611Quality and Productivity0.5
Select 1 of the following: 10.5
Business Analytics
Operations Strategy
STAT 613Regression Analysis for Business1.0
Management Communication
WHCP 614Management Communication0.25
WHCP 619Management Communication: Advanced Persuasion0.25
Total Course Units9.5

The degree and major requirements displayed are intended as a guide for students entering in the Fall of 2021 and later. Students should consult with their academic program regarding final certifications and requirements for graduation.