Executive MBA

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Description

The Bloch Executive M.B.A. provides the highest-quality graduate business education and student services with minimal disruption to your career.

We recognize that our students are employed full time and that many have family obligations. The program offers a convenient format and range of student services not found in traditional MBA programs to help manage the load - and to make the return to the classroom simpler.

Admissions Process

An early enrollment incentive of $5,000 off total tuition is available for those who apply by Friday, January 18. *All applications are subject to approval, applying does not guarantee acceptance.

Successful applicants have a minimum of six to eight years o…

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The Bloch Executive M.B.A. provides the highest-quality graduate business education and student services with minimal disruption to your career.

We recognize that our students are employed full time and that many have family obligations. The program offers a convenient format and range of student services not found in traditional MBA programs to help manage the load - and to make the return to the classroom simpler.

Admissions Process

An early enrollment incentive of $5,000 off total tuition is available for those who apply by Friday, January 18. *All applications are subject to approval, applying does not guarantee acceptance.

Successful applicants have a minimum of six to eight years of significant work experience coupled with a record of progressive management responsibilities.

Applications are accepted on a rolling basis. Class size is limited. The Bloch Executive M.B.A. Admissions Committee will only act on completed applications. (A completed application means our receipt of the seven application components listed below.)

1. Complete Bloch Executive M.B.A. Application Form

Download the application form (PDF).

2. Submit Current Resume
3. Obtain Transcripts

Official transcripts from each college or university attended must be sent directly from the college or university registrar to the Bloch Executive M.B.A. Program Office (address below). If you attended a college or university under a different name, ask the registrar to note the name change on your transcript or in a letter.

4. Request Letters of Recommendation

Your letters of recommendation are key in evaluating your application. You are required to submit two letters.

Please request one recommendation from a current business associate such as your manager, supervisor, CEO, or a member of your company’s Board of Directors. Your second letter should be from another business associate, such as a previous supervisor, a peer or subordinate, or an executive outside your company who knows your work well. Avoid letters from personal friends or former professors.Information from people who have worked with and for you is requested.

For your recommendations, ask those selected to comment on the following:

  • Length of time the respondent has known you and under what circumstance.
  • Detailed description of the effectiveness of your job performance.
  • Skills you have demonstrated on the job in projects and assignments.
  • Your potential as a manager.
  • Your leadership capabilities.
  • Qualities that you will bring to the program and the class.
  • Any additional comments about your potential for success in a rigorous graduate program of study.

All recommendations should be submitted on company letterhead and addressed "To Whom It May Concern". The letter should include the signature, as well as the phone, fax, or email address of the letter writer.

Recommendation letters should be sent directly from the letter writer to our office (address and fax below).

5. Write Candidate Admission Statement

Your essay (minimum 500 words) helps the Admissions Committee understand you and your motivation for applying. In that essay, please address:

  1. Your personal and professional goals and how the Bloch Executive M.B.A. program can help you achieve those objectives.
  2. The strengths and experience you bring to the program and how they will add value to the learning of your fellow students.

6. Submission

The required materials listed above can be submitted all at once or one at a time. Your application must be accompanied by $50.00 application fee. The fee can be paid online (link below), by check, or money order made out to “UMKC Bloch Executive M.B.A. Program.” The application fee is nonrefundable.

The application form and fee must be submitted in order to begin the formal admissions process.

Physical Address
Bloch Executive M.B.A. Program
Attention: Admissions Committee
University of Missouri-Kansas City
Henry W. Bloch School of Management
5110 Cherry Street, Suite 305
Kansas City, Missouri 64110-2499

Fax
(816) 235-2351

Email
emba@umkc.edu

Degree Requirements

We want the admissions process to be open and developmental, and we will help candidates prepare for program admission and success.

At a Glance: Year One and Year Two (PDF)

Bloch Executive M.B.A. Admissions Criteria and Process

The ideal Bloch Executive M.B.A. candidate has:

  • A minimum of six to eight years of significant work experience.
  • A career marked with,progressive increases in managerial responsibilities for people, projects, and/or budgets.
  • Openness to learning and a hunger for professional growth.
  • Capacities and persistence to complete a rigorous, graduate degree program.
  • An undergraduate degree from an accredited university.

Applications are accepted on a rolling basis. Class size varies from 30 to 45 students, depending on the strength of the applicant pool. The Bloch Executive M.B.A. Admissions Committee will only act on completed applications. Click here for more infomation about admissions.

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