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On-campus interaction one Saturday each month required


Credit Hours

2 Yrs

≈ to Complete

  Application Deadlines


  Tuition and Program Costs

Total = $47,854.92

*Total amount includes books and other program costs associated with professional programs.

Additional expenses will include, but may not be limited to Housing, Laptop, Parking, and Travel.

Financial Aid  

Tuition / credit hour $596.80
Fee / credit hour  
Program $525.54
Course Material $100
Off-campus $30
Technology $7

Tuition and fees per credit hour reflect fall 2021 rates.


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Executive Master of Business Administration Degree at the University of Arkansas

The Walton Executive MBA is designed for students who are already working as managers or executives. The Sam M. Walton College of Business blends the flexibility of online coursework with the engagement of face-to-face learning. Required monthly gatherings at our top-ranked, accredited business school encourage business professionals to network, share and grow.

Study areas include supply chain, finance, business analytics, innovation and entrepreneurship, and retail. The healthcare administration concentration is offered in partnership with the U of A for Medical Sciences. Study with world-class faculty online, with weekend classroom instruction once per month on the Fayetteville campus.

An MBA degree is invaluable for students who want to improve their leadership and management skills, advance their careers, or change careers. Since more than 30 companies are represented in each class, the networking opportunities are incredible.

Perfect for the Working Professional

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Executive MBA Curriculum Focus

Because the Walton College is located in the heart of the retail industry, we have designed our Executive MBA curriculum with a strong foundation in the value chain and the consumer-packaged goods industry.

We focus on applications-based learning through cases and projects that can be quickly applied to your current workplace. By organizing around the value chain, the Walton Executive MBA (EMBA) blends theory with analysis of real-world business solutions.


MBA Focus Study Areas

  • Supply Chain
    • Supply Chain Management in Global Business
    • Predictive Supply Chain Analytics
  • Finance
    • Investment Theory & Management
    • Advanced Corporate Financial Management
  • Business Analytics
    • Data & Database Management
    • Business Intelligence & Data Mining
  • Innovation & Entrepreneurship
    • New Venture Development
    • MBA Partnering Project
  • Retail
    • Retail Strategy
    • Marketing Analytics


All admissions requirements can be found on the Graduate School of Business website.



A GMAT/GRE waiver is available for select Executive MBA candidates. If you have at least five years of quality work experience and a strong prior academic record, you may be eligible for a waiver. Please contact the Graduate School of Business for more details.


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