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Evening MBA

Emory University Goizueta Business School


Goizueta is a world-class business school with a legacy of excellence, a place known
for educating the best and the brightest students from all over the United States and the world. Because we are a small, private business school in an intimate campus setting, we can offer in-depth interactions with top scholars, students, alumni, and industry leaders in powerful and personal ways that you wont find at other leading MBA programs. Goizueta is a place where faculty and students come together to challenge one another, hold each other accountable, and propel one another to greater heights.
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As a world-class institution, Emory Universitys Goizueta Business School offers working professionals the opportunity to earn a powerful degree while pursuing a full-time career. More than preparing you for your next job or promotion, Goizuetas dynamic Evening MBA experience lays the foundation for a lifetime of accomplishments.

Evening MBA Structure

As an Evening MBA student, you will take nine core courses to build your As an Evening MBA student, you will take nine core course to build your fundamental business knowledge and choose eight electives from the over 90 elective courses offered by Goizueta or from approved courses across Emory University, creating functional depth. In addition, you will complete three co-curricular modules: Management Practice: Experiential learning at its finest, where you will take classroom theory and apply it to complex, actual business problems. Leadership Development: Comprehensive offerings that will help you unlock the leader within while learning how to bring out the best in others. International Study: Faculty-led colloquia overseas, where you will hone your skills in conducting international business.



electives available

The standard length of the Evening MBA program is 32 months, though some students finish the program in as few as 27 months. Classes are scheduled weeknights from 6:30 p.m.9:30 p.m., with core courses typically held Monday and Wednesday and elective courses available Monday through Thursday. All courses meet once a week at Goizueta Business School on Emory Universitys main campus. Students take core courses with their Evening cohort and electives with students from other Evening MBA classes, as well as with students from the Full-Time MBA program.

Evening MBA Class Snapshot

Incoming Class size: GPA Average: GMAT Average Score: GMAT 80% Score Range: Average Years Work Experience: 80100 3.2 630 580720 7

The Class of 2012 is notably diverse with 25% women, 10% US minority, and 20% international.

world-class MBA program

As an Evening MBA student at Goizueta, you will benefit from our many years of MBA program excellence. Goizueta students are proud members of Emory University, a nationally ranked top-20 research university with deep knowledge and expertise across myriad disciplines. The worldwide, esteemed standing of Emory and Goizueta provide graduates with a unique, lifetime value.

A Nationally Ranked Part-Time MBA Program Since Inception

Goizuetas Evening MBA program was launched in 1995, giving us over a decade and a half of expertise in delivering an outstanding part-time MBA experience. Our superior academic offerings and real-world relevance have been consistently and independently recognized, and we have ranked in the top 25 nationally since our first graduating class. This has cemented our position as Georgias top-ranked and Atlantas best MBA program, maximizing the impact and opportunities for our working professionals.

One of only three US schools with business programs ranked in the

Top 25

Bloomberg Businessweek 2010

Legacy of Roberto C. Goizueta

Our school is named for the late Roberto C. Goizueta, CEO of The Coca-Cola Company from 1981 until his untimely passing in 1997. As noted by legendary investor Warren Buffett, Roberto C. Goizueta will be remembered for a host of achievements, but none will exceed what he did for his shareowners, and that will be just as he wanted it to be. Here, after all, was a company that in almost 100 years had gone from essentially zero to a value of $4 billion. During his 16 years as CEO, [The Coca-Cola Company] went from [a value of] $4 billion to $145 billion. At Goizueta we continue to espouse performance in the principled and ethical manner that was the foundation for Mr. Goizuetas successful leadership of The Coca-Cola Company, and the Goizueta Core Values reflect his philosophy and beliefs. These Core ValuesCourage, Accountability, Rigor, Diversity, Teamwork, Integrity, and Communityare an intrinsic part of the Goizueta experience, permeating our efforts and constituting a distinguishing characteristic of our MBA programs. At Goizueta, we proudly graduate Principled Leaders for Global Enterprise.

The Impact of 175 Years of Excellence

As an inquiry-driven, ethically engaged, and diverse community whose members work collaboratively for positive transformation in the world, Emory University is internationally recognized for its outstanding liberal arts college, superb professional schools, and one of the Southeasts leading healthcare systems. Having recently celebrated its 175th anniversary, the university boasts some of the finest facilities in the world, including state-of-the-art classrooms, libraries, offices, and technological resources. Emory maintains an uncommon balance for an institution of its standing, generating more research funding than any other Georgia university while sustaining its traditional emphasis on teaching. The university is enriched by the legacy and energy of Atlanta, by the impact of its alumniincluding a US vice president, several US senators and representatives, three governors, three ambassadors, a prime minister, a Supreme Court justice, several university presidents, five Pulitzer Prize winners, and an astronautby its $5 billion endowment, and by collaboration among its schools, units, and centers, as well as with affiliated institutions such as The Carter Center, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and the American Cancer Society.


At Goizueta we challenge our students academically while preparing them to take what they have learned and add immediate value to their organizations.

World-Class Instruction with a World of Options

Our Evening MBA programs unparalleled pedagogical approach enables our students to help their organizations compete on the global stage. Goizuetas preeminent faculty teach across our nationally-ranked graduate business programs: Full-time, Evening, and Executive MBA. Our coursework has expansive breadth, from rock-solid core MBA courses such as Financial Accounting, Marketing Management, and Data and Decision Analysis, to over 90 elective offerings in contemporary and emerging topic areas such as healthcare, social enterprise, and mobile application development. Students can pursue one of over 20 academic concentrations and further explore a line of study either via the Goizueta Directed Study option, one-on-one collaboration with a renowned faculty member of their choosing, or by actively engaging with our academic centers of excellence: The Emory Center for Alternative Investments, The Emory Marketing Analytics Center, and Social Enterprise@Goizueta. The end result? Goizuetas curriculum enables you to take your skills to the next level in any area you choose.

Experiential Learning is More Than a Notion

Goizueta empowers students to take what they learn in class at night and put it immediately to use at work the next day to resolve complex, ambiguous, real-world challenges. In our field-based Goizueta Management Practice (MP) module, students take on substantive projects sponsored by national and international companies located in metropolitan Atlanta. MP teaches students processes and methods by which they can effectively combine relevant and cutting-edge academic theory with the critical thinking and problemsolving skills necessary to succeed. Supported by our world-class faculty and alums with deep connections to Atlantas Fortune 500 companies and nonprofits, teams of students work together on projects that enhance their learning with hands-on action, including the opportunity to present and defend proposed solutions in person to MP clients.

Goizueta is
See our concentrations and elective options, and learn more about our unique curriculum.

among Top 100 Business Schools in Faculty Research Rankings for 20062010
Poets & Quants, June 2011
Research productivity (number of articles) adjusted for faculty size by Poets & Quants


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intimate learning experiences

Forging Futures and Friendships

Goizueta offers one of the most personal part-time MBA experiences in the region. In fact, if you ask students what they enjoy most about Goizueta Business Schools Evening MBA program, they will often tell you it is the supportive community that fosters close relationships among students, faculty, and alumni. From faculty who are expressly available for MBA students and freely share career opportunities, to the Schools Evening MBA dean, who personally mentors students, this is a community that wants you to succeed and will encourage and challenge you every step of the way. We also provide a unique, global component for Evening MBA students to develop team dynamics and global business acumen. All Evening MBA students participate in a faculty-led excursion to an international locale to study business issues and cultural topics that expand their global perspective. Goizueta is one of only a handful of part-time MBA programs in the US to have partnerships with leading universities and programs in China, Brazil, Argentina, and Nicaragua, providing the means for our students to gain a truly global perspective firsthand and in-countrythe best way to learn how to conduct business abroad. Though team-oriented and supportive, Goizuetas environment is also competitive, strengthening your ability to thrive in the business world. But in almost every case, the competitive situations you will face are focused on building your skills and giving you the means to work smarter, better, and in a more resourceful way. Thats because at Goizueta, we believe the best business leaders are at once tough competitors and strategic collaborators.

A Distinct Cohort Structure That Fosters Collaboration

Incoming Goizueta Evening MBA students collectively begin their studies in August. Our format is known as a cohort structure, and it provides a means for our students to begin their professional networking at the start of the program, getting to know each other both personally and professionally. The team-oriented nature of our curriculum motivates individuals who have a broad range of professional skills to learn from and challenge each other on all levels, while the competitive situations students face focus on developing skills and building networks. From team meetings to after-class social gatherings and celebrations on the weekends, students form bonds with fellow classmates that go far beyond their time at Goizueta. This structure, available at only a handful of part-time MBA programs, fosters friendships and develops future business partners, and has been optimized to deliver for our students from the moment they join our program.

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connecting to the network

With strong support from Goizueta faculty members, I decided an entrepreneurial route would be more rewarding for me than a traditional career path. As a student, I was able to compete in industry-sponsored research and case competitions and interact with alumni to quickly grow my network of professional connections to validate my business model. The decision to start my own business was incredibly difficult given the risk, but having control of my professional and personal life is priceless.

Having worked in IT for almost six years, I wanted to move into finance in the pursuit of new challenges and better career prospects. I fully expected an uphill battle given that I had no prior professional experience in finance. After thorough research into various MBA programs, I became convinced that Emorys Evening MBA was by far my best bet. Not only did Goizueta boast outstanding finance professors, but the Emory Center for Alternative Investments served as a perfect opportunity to gain experience in the world of high finance. Owing to the top-notch training, invigorating classroom discussions, personalized attention, and strong network, I was able to transition into my dream job while still in school. Today I serve as a buy-side analyst for a $400 million global fixed income fund. What a difference my Emory MBA has made in my life.

Grant Moss, 2011EvMBA

Current Employer: Adapt IP Ventures

Undergraduate Institution: Georgia Institute of Technology Current Employer: ING Investment Management

Abhishek H. Suthan, 2010EvMBA

Reputation and network heavily influenced my decision to attend Emorys Evening MBA Program. Emorys brand is an asset not easily replicated. And as an evening student, your classmates have current connections to their industry and company you are building and expanding your professional network from Day One.

Chesley Matthews
Undergraduate Institution: Davidson College Current Employer: Capgemini Consulting

of EvMBA students take part in an international learning module

immediate dividends

Obtaining an MBA while pursuing a career can be a balancing act. Many prospective MBA students ask about the return they can anticipate from their efforts. At Goizueta we know the differentiated value of our MBA and can confidently assert that our ROI is unsurpassed, instant, and enduring.

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Immediate Dividends Customized for Working Professionals

In fall 2011, Goizueta announced a new offering focused on career development for our working students. This program will partner with Evening MBA students to build lifetime foundational skills for establishing and managing career objectives. As a student in our Evening MBA program, you will have access to: Content: A framework and programs for lifelong career planning and goal-setting Coaching: Individualized career coaching support Connections: Networking and corporate connection opportunities and events The goal of Goizueta Business Schools Evening MBA program is to provide the skills, knowledge, and tools necessary to help you succeed in your professional careernow and in the future. Students will have access to a full array of programs, resources, and coaching designed to enhance career and professional effectiveness. These new services will further benefit our students in their career progressions, which continue to be stellar. In fact, studentgenerated reports indicate that over 75% of our students receive a promotion while enrolled, over 50% receive an increase in responsibilities/professional opportunities while enrolled, and over 25% receive a salary increase of 15% or more while enrolled.

of students have access to career self-assessment tools and training while enrolled

. . . Providing a Lifetime of Returns

While by design our students have up to five years to obtain their degrees, the standard length of the Evening MBA program is 32 months. Our students tell us that this time frame passes more rapidly than they realize, quickly transforming them into polished and highly competitive Goizueta MBAs. The lifetime value of the Goizueta MBA quickly becomes evident after graduation, and many alums return to pay it forward by working with current students in initiatives such as the Goizueta Mentor Program. Goizuetas worldwide alumni community of over 15,000 individualsincluding leaders with blue-chip firms like Accenture, Aflac, Cisco, The Coca-Cola Company, Delta Air Lines, GE, The Home Depot, InterContinental Hotels Group, Tata, Lockheed Martin, Newell Rubbermaid, and SunTrust Inc., to name just a few opens doors for information gathering, networking, job searches, and career opportunity exploration throughout our graduates careers.

A Steady Earnings Stream . . .

Upon completion of core courses after their first full year in the program, our students are free to engage in the Goizueta Directed Study, which enables them to choose any significant business problem, process, or project facing their firm or industry and work one-on-one with a faculty member whose expertise matches their interests. The result for our students is threefold: academic credit that supports timely progress toward their MBA; the chance to deliver to companies a tangible, significant solution to a thorny issue, distinguishing them in the eyes of their employers; and a means to strengthen their credentials, enabling them to further stand out among their peers.

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In keeping with the mission of Emory University, the admissions staff seeks to enroll a diverse Evening MBA class with a variety of experiences and talents.

Application Requirements
Online application, including a nonrefundable $150 application fee Bachelors degree from an accredited college or university Transcripts from all undergraduate and graduate schools attended Official GMAT or GRE score English Language Test Scores (for non-native English speakers) Two letters of recommendation Rsum Essays Personal interview

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Estimated Tuition

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$8775 per semester, based on a standard 8-semester program. Financial aid and merit scholarships available.

Application Deadlines for August 2012

ROUND Fall Early Scholarship I Scholarship II Final Application Deadline Nov. 18 March 2 April 27 June 15 July 20 Decision Notification Dec. 9 March 30 June 1 July 13 August 1 Deposit Due Jan. 13 May 4 June 29 August 3 August 6

All admitted applicants will be considered for merit scholarships, with priority given to Fall, Early, and Scholarship I & II rounds. No supplemental materials or forms required. For additional information, please email us at

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