The Terry Executive MBA is a smart investment. We make it even smarter.

By investing in your career through one of the most highly ranked and distinguished EMBA programs in the United States (ranked the #3 Public Program in the U.S. and the #1 EMBA program in the state of Georgia), you’re making a wise decision. Make the most of your investment with our competitively priced tuition.

Tuition and Fees

The Executive MBA total program cost for in-state and out-of-state residents is $74,750.

Your investment includes:

  • University of Georgia tuition and mandatory student fees
  • Career services
  • Executive coaching individual sessions
  • Leadership assessments and seminars
  • Case studies, simulations, and some required course materials
  • Lunch and refreshments during class sessions
  • Two one-week campus residencies excluding some meals and personal incidentals
  • International residency excluding some meals, personal incidentals, and round-trip airfare to/from U.S. to an international destination as well as any applicable visa costs.

Note: Students are not charged for parking during class sessions or scheduled program events.

Payment Structure

Estimated Payment DeadlineSemesterEMBA ModulesCoursesTuition Payment
9/2023 Fall 2023Modules 1 & 2
  • Residency – Organizational Behavior and Leadership
  • Economic Analysis for Business Leaders
  • Analytical Tools for Decision Making
Includes $1,000 seat deposit
1/2024Spring 2024Modules 3 & 4
  • Financial Accounting and Reporting
  • Marketing Management
  • Managerial Finance
  • Legal and Regulatory Environment of Business
6/2023Summer 2024Modules 5 & 6
  • Residency: International
  • Operations Management
  • Leading Evolving Organizations
8/2024Fall 2024Modules 7 & 8
  • Negotiations
  • Information Technology and Strategy
  • Entrepreneurship and New Venture Creation
  • Elective
1/2025Spring 2025Modules 9 & 10
  • Strategic Management
  • Human Resource Management
  • Residency – Executive Capstone
Tuition rates are subject to Board of Regents approval.

A non-refundable $1,000 commitment deposit is required to reserve your seat and enroll in the program. This amount is applied to your first tuition payment. Your tuition payment deadline is determined by the date you register for classes – class registration for Executive MBA students will open on/around September 1. Students are responsible for any late payment fees/fines assessed by the University of Georgia.

University System of Georgia employees: The University of Georgia Executive MBA program is not eligible for TAP (tuition assistance program) because it is considered an executive total cost graduate school program. You can read more on the USG TAP policy here.

Course Materials

Students will be notified prior to each module about the course materials they will need for each class, as well as how to purchase specific materials. Students are responsible for purchasing materials and can expect to spend between $2,000-$2,500 over the duration of the program.

How to pay for the Georgia Executive MBA Program

Payment Options

Students pay their tuition directly to the University of Georgia. UGA provides a full array of payment options.

Coordinating with Your Employer

Some Executive MBA students receive support from their employer. The Executive MBA Program Payment Structure memo above can be provided to your employer to explain how the Executive MBA program tuition is structured.

If your company contributes to the cost of your degree, we make it easy. The University of Georgia can bill your company directly for your tuition and fees or provide tuition receipts and grade letters for company reimbursement. Employees/Employers will follow the instructions on this document ( under the Third Party Billing (Sponsored Billing) section. A billing authorization from the student’s sponsor should be received at least one week prior to the payment deadline.

Financial Aid

Many Executive MBA students take advantage of federal and /or private student loan programs. Learn more about your options and how to apply from our Office of Student Financial Aid.

Scholarship Awards

The Executive MBA Program offers a limited number of scholarship awards for select candidates. All candidates who submit an application are considered for scholarship opportunities – no additional paperwork is required. Competitive selection means we give preference to early applicants. The number of awards, available scholarship funds, and selection criteria vary from year to year. Usually, we base awards for candidates on:

  • Non-profit or government sector employment
  • Entrepreneurs/Small business owners
  • Women executives
  • Armed Forces

Other Scholarships

Additional scholarship opportunities can be identified through Scholarship Universe – a scholarship matching system that maximizes opportunities for students.