2014-2015 Walden University Catalog (December 2014) 
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2014-2015 Walden University Catalog (December 2014) [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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Executive Master of Business Administration (EMBA)

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Students in Walden’s Executive Master of Business Administration (EMBA) program learn how to become effective business leaders in today’s global marketplace. The curriculum combines application-based coursework with real-world learning to prepare students with the skills they need to make executive-level decisions. Students study topics such as economic theory, stakeholder analysis, innovative marketing, and managing a global workforce. Courses feature online interviews and presentations with innovators and leaders in today’s business, economic, and technology industries, offering students a diverse range of perspectives. By attending a U.S.-based residency with their cohort, students hone their leadership and team-building skills. An international residency provides them with a new understanding of cultures and global business practices.

Learning Outcomes

Students in the EMBA program will be able to:

  1. Develop appropriate solutions to address problems that are common in a business environment.
  2. Demonstrate professional communication skills necessary for the business environment.
  3. Demonstrate the ability to make decisions that are ethical and socially responsible within a global business context.
  4. Effectively collaborate with others from diverse perspectives in a business environment.
  5. Use systems thinking in the evaluation of business operations, decisions, and processes.
  6. Apply skills that are necessary to improve an organization’s competitive position in a complex global marketplace.
  7. Create a vision for positive change in one’s self, organization, or broader community.
  8. Evaluate how businesses operate in the U.S. and abroad.


Walden University’s Executive Master of Business Administration (EMBA) program is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP). ACBSP is a leading specialized accreditation association that identifies and supports excellence in business education. 

Degree Requirements

  • 30 total semester credit hours
  • Core courses (27 sem. cr.)
  • Capstone (3 sem. cr.)
  • Two residencies (one U.S. residency and one international residency)


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