Curriculum & Schedule

The focus of the Executive MBA program at the University of Houston is on providing executives the leadership skills necessary to assume top level positions within corporations, the government, or non-profit organizations.

Students learn real-world problem solving and superior managerial skills that will help them gain a competitive edge in a global environment. The success of our program is reflected in the large number of CEOs who have graduated from our program since 1978.

Evening Executive MBA Program

Executive MBA Program I is a 22-month curriculum

  • Class Meets: 5:30 – 9:30 p.m.
  • Monday/Thursday
  • One course at a time (once a week)
  • Dinner is served
  • Curriculum: Leadership
  • International Business Residency

Classes held every
Monday and Thursday,
5:30 to 9:30 p.m.

Weekend Executive MBA Program

Executive MBA Program II is a 20-month curriculum

  • Class Meets: 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
  • Fridays/Saturdays (Alternating weekends)
  • Two courses at a time
  • Breakfast and lunch is served
  • Curriculum: Leadership
  • International Business Residency

Classes held
Friday and Saturday,
8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
on alternating weekends

EMBA Curriculum

There are 18 modules, 8 core modules and 10 specialized modules, consisting of 48 credit hours.

Organizational Behavior
Financial Accounting
Quantitative Analysis for Business
Marketing Administration
Managerial Analysis
Managerial Finance
Management Information Systems
Supply Chain Management
Effective Communication for Leaders
International Business
Leadership Development
Entrepreneurship/Intrepreneurship & Entrepreneurial Finance
Ethical Leadership & Critical Reasoning
Executive Coaching & Corporate Politics
Strategic Analysis
Business Modeling for Competitive Advantage
Functional Commercial Law
Financial Statement Analysis for MBA

NOTE: Students do not pick electives, electives are set based on track.


Application Deadlines

Fall 2024

International Application Deadline
Priority Scholarship Deadline
Final Domestic Application Deadline