​​​​Is the WashU EMBA Right for You?

videoThe path to reach your personal destination is unique. 

Ensure you’re taking the right first steps with our EMBA Explorer Tool. Learn from perspectives of alumni like Roshelle Scott, Director of Brand Strategy and Creative Development at Caleres. Then start your journey.

When you answer five simple questions, the Executive MBA Explorer shows you the advantages – personalized for YOU – of choosing Washington University for your EMBA. Our students have diverse educational and professional backgrounds, and unique goals and reasons to pursue an EMBA. The EMBA Explorer provides information relevant to your professional journey.

If applicable, you can provide more than one response to most of the questions. Click “reset selections” to change any responses before you submit them.

  • Profession

    What is your current professional area?

    (choose only one response)

    • Business/Management
    • Engineering/IT/Science/R&D
    • Professional Services/Consulting
    • Marketing/PR/Sales
    • Entrepreneur/Business Owner
    • Law
    • Medicine/Health Care
    • Military
    • Nonprofit Agency
    • Other
  • Objectives

    Which of the following best describes your reason/reasons for pursuing an EMBA degree?

    • Become a More Effective Leader
    • Prepare for a Promotion
    • Become a More Strategic Problem-Solver
    • Become C-suite Literate
    • Build Sustainable Growth and Competitive Advantage
    • Change Careers
    • Commercialize a Business Idea/Start my Own Business
    • Compete More Effectively in the Global Marketplace
    • Create a Culture of Creativity and Innovation
    • Grow my Family/Private Business
    • Professional Development/Expand Career Options
    • Transition Specialist Skills to Executive Setting
  • Challenges

    What are your biggest concerns about enrolling in Olin’s Executive MBA program?

    • Company support
    • Frequent work travel
    • Rusty academic skills/tough quantitative curriculum
    • Time commitment
    • Life balance
    • Cost and funding
    • Requirements/standardized tests
  • Program Features

    What other information would help you make your decision?

    • Alumni network
    • Global focus and partnerships
    • Washington University's reputation
    • Classroom experience
    • Curriculum
    • Faculty
    • Financial aid
    • Program format and timing
    • Residencies (weeklong learning experiences)
    • Student demographics

The following topics are based on your responses and will inform your EMBA decision. Click on any selection to read more. Questions? Call 314-935-7301 or email