What is an EMBA vs. an MBA?

The Wall Street Journal recently ranked the top EMBA programs. What is an EMBA? EMBA stands for Executive Masters of Business Administration. You may have heard of an MBA, but have you heard about an EMBA? First created by the University of Chicago in 1943, they have become more popular. The WSJ lists Wharton and Olin as the top schools. Executives interested in the EMBA programs have more experience than the traditional students getting an MBA. To find out more about EMBAs and MBAs, click here.

The following shows how schools’ rankings have changed:

BIGGEST LOSERS IN THE WALL STREET JOURNAL EMBA RANKING

Rank & School Difference in Ranking 2010 Rank 2008 Rank
Berkeley (Haas) -11 23 12
Michigan (Ross) -9 15 6
Chicago (Booth) -7 16 9
North Carolina (Kenan-Flagler) -5 10 5
Northwestern (Kellogg) -4 5 1

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BIGGEST WINNERS IN THE WALL STREET JOURNAL EMBA RANKING.

Rank & School Difference in Ranking 2010 Rank 2008 Rank
New York (Stern) +7 7 14
Los Angeles (Anderson) +6 11 17
Ohio State (Fisher) +4 17 21
Texas-Austin (McCombs) +3 12 15
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