University of Missouri-Columbia
Master of business administration
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Our execMBA program is evolving. The program is no longer accepting applications.

The leadership team at the Trulaske College of Business is reimagining this signature program to ensure that they continue to serve our talented students, meet the demands of the world of business for career-ready graduates and lead the way in business education.

Stay tuned for details!


A master’s degree in business administration from MU can help you further your existing career as a leader. Not only does the Trulaske execMBA deliver a high personal ROI, it also can help you add irreplaceable value to your organization. If you want to develop professionally along with others who share your drive, energy and intellect, this may be the degree for you.

Quick facts

Official name

Master of business administration


University of Missouri-Columbia

Program type

Master's degree

Academic home

Trulaske College of Business

Delivery mode

Blended, some campus visits required


Higher Learning Commission, AACSB International

*This cost is for illustrative purposes only. Your hours and costs will differ, depending on your transfer hours, your course choices and your academic progress. See more about tuition and financial aid.

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Career prospects

Potential careers

  • Chief executive officer
  • Chief technology officer
  • Sales director
  • Division chief
  • Senior consultant
  • Operations manager
Robert J. Trulaske, Sr. College of Business.
Promotion rate during program
Robert J. Trulaske, Sr. College of Business.
Mean salary upon entry

Program structure

The execMBA is designed for working professionals. Delivery of this program is blended: 75 percent online, 25 percent on campus. You will complete most course work online and visit campus four times each year for a total of eight sessions with your cohort. You also will take part in an international residency, visiting two global locations over eight to ten days.

You will take two courses every eight weeks, typically one quantitative and one qualitative, for a total of four courses per semester. Courses are paired to ensure synergy between class topics and a balanced workload. You will complete the program in 21 months.

The curriculum also includes the Professional Advancement Series, which focuses on leadership and career development. In this series, you will receive personalized executive coaching and personal assessment, plus a series of webinars and onsite workshops.

Course work covers

  • Business analytics
  • Finance and economics
  • Leadership development
  • Marketing
  • Organizational behavior
  • Strategy and innovation


Blended, some campus visits required

Calendar system

8 weeks

Typical program length

21 months

Typical course load

2 classes every eight weeks


The University of Missouri is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, one of six regional institutional accreditors in the United States. The Trulaske College of Business is accredited by AACSB International and was the first public business school to earn this prestigious accreditation.

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Since graduating, I was able to secure a job. The skills I learned throughout the execMBA program gave me the confidence I needed to step out during a global pandemic, take a leap of faith and start a new career path!
execMBA ’20

Learn more about this program

This program is administered by the Trulaske College of Business