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Student Experience

Earning an Executive MBA isn’t just about taking classes. It’s a multidimensional experience that turns already accomplished professionals into confident, successful leaders. Learning to work closely with a diverse, talented study group to achieve common goals is part of your EMBA experience. So is networking with business leaders who visit the program.


Hundreds have graduated from the UT EMBA program since its inception, forming one of the largest Executive MBA networks in the Tampa Bay region. In addition, EMBA students gain access to thousands of contacts in The University of Tampa’s complete alumni network, including alums of all graduate and undergraduate programs. Alumni from all of our degree programs take part in a variety of professional and social groups that host networking and speaker events throughout the year. These groups offer an opportunity for our students to reach out and network with our alumni in the industries or geographic areas of their interest.

Work-Life Balance

We know balancing work, a career and a family can be challenging for Executive MBA students. That's why our supportive Sykes College of Business community and Saturday schedule are ideal for seasoned working professionals who would like to continue their career advancement with an Executive MBA.

Student Profile

The EMBA class is comprised of students who represent a wide array of industries, including, communications, consulting, energy, federal government, health care, military and technology. The average student is 40 years old with 16 years of work experience.