Invest in Yourself and Your Career

Rider’s 14-month accelerated Executive Master of Business Administration (EMBA) program will push you to think and perform at a higher level and give you the confidence to lead with integrity. You’ll work alongside a cohort of accomplished, management professionals from various industries who share the common ambition of wanting to have a greater influence and make an impact in their organizations. Take part in engaging classroom experiences designed for experienced mid-level managers and entrepreneurs who want to maximize their career potential.

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By the Numbers


Months to graduation


Days spent abroad immersed in global business and culture


Hours of individualized executive coaching

Why choose Rider for your EMBA?

Benefits of earning your EMBA at Rider

An Outstanding Educational Value

Rider's all-inclusive tuition for the 14-month accelerated program covers courses, fees, meals, 20 hours of individualized executive coaching, and an international trip. Students are only responsible for their own textbooks.

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Program Requirements

The Executive MBA is a 14-month program, taught in an integrated group setting. Learn from both our graduate faculty and global business leaders. The curriculum consists of three modules: integrated business foundation, advanced courses and strategic management capstone course. No prerequisites or additional business classes are required for the EMBA, regardless of your undergraduate major.

How to Apply

View requirements, application deadlines and steps to apply. GMAT/GRE are not required.

Grow Your Network

Executive MBA students and alumni are accomplished entrepreneurs, executives, brand managers, business development officers, doctors, engineers, analysts, systems administrators, supply chain managers, scientists, HR leaders, lawyers and more. They share this common ambition: to make a real difference in their organizations.

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The Rider EMBA program made me more confident to engage in any opportunities related to business, management and leadership.
Marie Thadal
EMBA, Class of 2014
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Gain Global Perspective

Gain exposure to international business practices through our experiential learning opportunity that will take you on a 8-10 day journey to two diverse countries for an immersive and informative international business seminar. All travel expenses, most meals, cultural experiences and access to exclusive business meetings are built into your tuition cost. Past EMBA cohorts have traveled to Czech Republic, Chile, China, Germany and other destinations. Where will Rider's EMBA take you?

Advance Your Career

Rider EMBA students are employed at multinational and start-up firms, as well as leading enterprises in communication, government, health care, nonprofit and technology.

Current employers

  • Amazon
  • Bank of America
  • Bristol Myers Squibb
  • Comcast Business
  • JFK Health
  • Johnson & Johnson
  • Oxford Communications
  • TD Bank

Leadership Edge Coaching

Receive 20 hours of professional coaching tailored to your individual, professional needs for achieving future professional success. A personal, professional coaching program called Leadership Edge is a key part of the curriculum.

Areas typically addressed in the coaching program include:
• Conflict management
• Establishing work-life balance
• Professional networking for career development
• Developing your own personal leadership style

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A Highly Engaged Experience

Build close professional relationships with your classmates, professors and business leaders in Rider’s unique cohort-structure. Cohorts are small and personal so you get the chance to ask questions, build relationships and tailor what you learn to your needs. The small classes facilitate one-on-one interaction and emphasize teamwork and networking.


Executive Master of Business Administration (EMBA)

Larry Smith

Director, Graduate Business Programs and retired Vice President Global Supply Chain, Becton Dickinson (BD)

lsmith [at]

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