MIT Executive MBA

The MIT Executive MBA application for the Class of 2026 is now open!

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The MIT Executive MBA Admissions Committee will consider applicants who are leaders in established organizations or in new ventures. A promising candidate fits the following criteria:

  • Has at least ten years of relevant, post-undergraduate work experience.
  • Is employed full time.
  • Combines strong leadership performance, global perspective, functional expertise, and innovation.
  • Possesses the aptitude to succeed in a rigorous academic program.
  • Communicates effectively in English—orally and in writing.
  • Holds an undergraduate degree (although in select cases, we consider exceptional achievements in lieu of a degree).
  • Taken prerequisite courses, specifically including
    • Statistics
    • Calculus

*note: While the GMAT test is not required, consider taking the exam if you feel your school transcripts do not adequately represent your academic abilities.

Application Deadlines for the Class of 2026 (Matriculating September 2024)
  Deadline Decision Date
Early Round December 7, 2023 February 26, 2024
Round I January 11, 2024 March 18, 2024
Round II February 8, 2024 April 15, 2024
Round III March 7, 2024 May 13, 2024
Round IV April 4, 2024* June 10, 2024
Final Deadline May 2, 2024** July 8, 2024

All deadlines are at 11:59 p.m. ET
*Recommended deadline for international applicants to allow time to finalize US student-visa.
**Late submissions will be accepted until June 1, 2024 and are considered as space permits.

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