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What We Look For
Our Executive MBA Program looks for leaders who can share a unique perspective with their classmates. We value students who bring an expertise in a specific industry or functional area, demonstrating a career journey with continuous growth and increased responsibility.

Our curriculum is tailored for executives, managers, and senior professionals with a minimum eight years of work experience, including five years managing people and/or large projects. Building a class with a mix of students from small, medium, and large organizations is a priority, and global business experience is a strong consideration.

Across UCLA Anderson, we thrive with a student body that possesses a collaborative spirit, commitment to innovative thinking and the courage to make an impact in business and our society.
Be Part of an Incredibly Diverse Cohort
14 years
Average Work Experience
9 years
Average Management Experience

“Coming into the program as a finance executive with two kids at home, I found it hard to imagine how I would juggle everything. I soon realized my classmates and professors set a high bar for performance, while understanding that family and work had to take priority. We supported each other through our challenges, and learned from each others’ experiences.”

Tae Macias (’17)
CFO, National Operations at DermCare Management

Are You the Right Fit?

Schedule a 30-minute one-on-one phone call and receive individualized feedback on your candidacy for an MBA at UCLA Anderson. One-on-ones are offered year-round by phone.
Email Sarika With Your Resume

"I’m always happy to discuss the UCLA Executive MBA Program and how it may align with your professional goals."

Sarika Thakur
Executive Director of Admissions

Application Basics
Every year we accept applications from August to May for fall entrance only and have rolling admissions until the class is filled.
    Application Deadline
    Dec. 1, 2021
    Decision release date: January 31, 2022
    Application Deadline
    Feb. 1, 2022
    Decision release date: March 31, 2022
    Application Deadline
    May 1, 2022 
    Decision release date: June 30, 2022