The executive MBA in charts

FT Executive MBA ranking 2021 — top 100

Miami Herbert Business School

Find out which schools are in our ranking of EMBA degrees. Learn how the table was compiled.

The FT rankings team delved into the 2021 executive MBA data, exploring alumni motivations for doing an EMBA and what they believe business schools teach best.

They also looked at the profile of participants, who are becoming younger, more entrepreneurial and less overwhelmingly male.

Finally they assessed the impact of sponsorship on seniority and salaries three years later.

Chart showing the subjects for which EMBA alumni score schools highest out of 10 (%)

Alumni say business schools are delivering well on corporate strategy, finance and general management in their EMBAs. But they could perform better in ecommerce and IT.

Chart showing graduates’ motivations for doing an EMBA, scored out of 10 (%)

The main reasons to start an EMBA are management development and networking. Work overseas and starting their own business were cited less frequently by alumni.

Chart showing the proportion of female students studying for an EMBA

The participation of women is increasing over time — not only as

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