Grow your Business Acumen while you enhance your Leadership Potential with the Cornell Executive MBA Metro NY Program. Gain Access to an Extensive Network in NYC and Beyond.

The Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management’s Executive MBA Metro NY program, based in NYC, offers working professionals the opportunity to fine-tune leadership skills that are critical for today’s dynamic business environment. Advance your career without interrupting it by earning an Ivy League MBA on the weekend.

What Makes the EMBA Metro NY Program Different?

Its convenient and immersive format. The format for Cornell Johnson’s Executive MBA Metro NY program promotes academic focus, extended networking opportunities, and team-based collaboration—all without disrupting your career momentum.

Classes take place on alternate weekends at the Tata Innovation Center on the Cornell Tech campus in New York City.

Executive MBA Metro NY at a Glance

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Degree Awarded
MBA from Cornell University

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Program Location
Tata Innovation Center on the Cornell Tech campus on  Roosevelt Island in New York City.

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Program Format
Classes every other weekend (Saturday & Sunday) with four week-long residential sessions in Ithaca and NYC 

Program Schedule
22 months. Classes begin in July

Student Takeaways

Students in the Executive MBA Metro NY program share their most memorable experiences, key takeaways, and advice for prospective students.

Executive MBA Metro NY Program Highlights

This program experience will enhance your executive leadership presence and prepare you for higher levels of management. Regardless of your industry or job function, the program’s general management and foundational business curriculum will round out your skill set and introduce you to new ideas related to your classmates’ experiences.

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Curriculum That Will Elevate Your Potential

Continue to build your analytical skills and solve for increasingly complex challenges as you work through sequenced Ivy League MBA courses. You can refine your studies with electives or use your current organization as context for assignments—and you can immediately apply what you learn to your work.

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Immersive Experiences: Weekend & Residential

Johnson’s EMBA Metro NY program features an optional overnight stay in New York City on class weekends, four residential sessions (including two, week-long sessions at Cornell’s Ithaca, NY campus), a complex new venture project with a Shark Tank-style pitch event, and the Global Business Study, which includes a faculty-led international trip.

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Diverse Perspectives, Connected Community

Your classmates work in diverse industries and represent different backgrounds, professional experiences, perspectives, and cultures. You’ll expand your professional network, build life-long connections, and benefit from diversity of thought in an unparalleled community.

Applying to the Executive MBA Metro NY Program

If you are considering the Cornell Executive MBA Metro NY program, based in NYC, we recommend you submit a pre-assessment as a first step to see if your experience matches what we look for in a candidate. You may also review the admissions process and application requirements. Take a look at our EMBA admissions page and a list of upcoming events for more opportunities to connect with our admissions and program teams.

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Submit a Pre-Assessment

Before you apply, you can complete a pre-assessment to see if you’re a good fit for the EMBA Metro NY program.

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Connect With Admissions

We’ll send you information on upcoming events, such as in-person info sessions, open houses, and class visits, plus additional information about the EMBA Metro NY program.

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Application Dates

Round Deadline
Fall deadline 11/15
Priority consideration 1/15
Expedited decision 3/15
Regular submission 5/15
Rolling submission 6/15
After June 15, applications will be accepted on a rolling and space-available basis.

Upcoming EMBA Metro NY admissions events

Frequently Asked Questions about the EMBA Metro NY Program

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