Ag MBA for Executives (Ag EMBA)

The Craig School of Business is currently recruiting candidates for the next Ag MBA for Executives cohort. This program is beneficial for growers, processors, bankers, suppliers/buyers, marketers, nonprofit professionals, logistics/transportation industry professionals, and others connected to the agricultural industry. The Ag EMBA is designed to suit applicants who have a minimum of ten years of professional experience and at least three years of managerial experience. 

Program Summary:

  • A rolling recruitment process is used to determine which candidates will be selected for the next Ag EMBA cohort. There is not a set deadline to apply for the program as at least 30 candidates must enroll in order for the cohort to begin. The Ag EMBA program is limited to a maximum of 35 executives. Classes start between May and September.
  • Executives will be able to earn their Ag EMBA in approximately 17 months.
  • The Ag MBA for Executives program allows candidates to attend on-campus classes on Saturdays for eight weekends out of a 10-week block (8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.).
  • Candidates must attend two and a half weeks of prerequisite classes at the start of the program. Classes occur Wednesday through Friday, 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. and Saturday, 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
  • The Ag EMBA program includes a 10-day international trip to complement the international business course that is offered.
  • The Ag EMBA is the same degree as the Traditional MBA. This degree is AACSB-accredited. AACSB is the professional association for college and university management education and the premier accrediting agency for bachelors, masters and doctoral degree programs in business administration and accounting (aacsb.edu). This is the highest-rated AACSB-accredited executive program between Los Angeles and San Francisco.

Program Fees:

  • The total fee for the Ag EMBA program is $37,702. This fee will be payable in installments that will correspond with the set of courses that are being offered.
  • The tuition covers the cost of the following: textbooks, case materials, handouts, use of the MBA Lab, use of the University Library, parking, breakfast and lunch each Saturday and air and lodging costs associated with the required international trip. Some meal costs for the international trip will be the responsibility of the student.