Student Profile

Our Executive MBA Program attracta successful, experienced professionals who thrive in a collaborative learning environment. Compared to other Executive MBA programs*, Saint Mary's EMBA cohorts have more professional experience and more female participants. We intentionally maintain a small class size to encourage interaction among students and faculty.

Class Demographics

Average Age: 39
Average Years of Work Experience: 16
Average Years in Management: 10
Middle 80% Age Range: 28-50
Women: 49%

Industry

Technology: 20%
Pharmaceuticals/Biotechnology/Healthcare: 18%
Not-for-Profit: 16%
Energy:9%
Financial Services: 9%
Manufacturing: 9%
Real Estate: 5%
Consulting: 2%
Government:2%
Media/Entertainment: 2%
Other: 8%

Undergraduate Majors

Business/Economics: 37%
Science/Math/Engineering:42%
Social Science:17%
Other:4%

Examples of Companies Represented

Lam Research
Ghirardelli Chocolate Company
National Semiconductor
LinkedIn
Target
VISA, Inc.
Chevron
Charles Schwab & Co., Inc.
Cisco Systems
Oracle
Citibank
PG&E
Clorox
Safeway
Federal Reserve
Shell
Genentech
John Muir Medical Center
Hewlett Packard
Wells Fargo
Intel
Yahoo
Kaiser Permanente

* Source: The 2013 Executive MBA Council Survey of more than 300 EMBA programs around the world reports that the average EMBA student has an average of 13.7 years of work experience and 8.5 years management experience. The average class size is 43, average program length is 20 months, with women comprising 25% of the class.