What Is the Difference Between a Professional and Executive MBA?

November 04, 2014 |


As you seriously consider getting an MBA, you will need to decide how you will get the degree. There are two options available to help accommodate your schedule and your unique needs. To decide whether to get a professional or an executive MBA, you will need to clearly understand the difference between the two programs, which are outlined below.

The Daniels Executive MBA

The Daniels Executive MBA is designed for the mid-to-senior level professional with 10+ years of industry working experience with at least eight years in a management position. The 24 five-week courses are completed through classes on alternating Fridays and Saturdays from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., with an hour break for lunch. This program takes 18 months to complete. You are given your schedule a calendar in advance, so you can plan ahead around your business needs or personal needs.

On average, the students who participate in this program have 14 years of work experience and are 37 years old. Learn more about the overview of this program»

The Daniels Professional MBA

The Professional MBA at Daniels is designed for early-career professionals with three to nine years of work experience. This program is completed over the course of 24 months, with classes held on Monday and Wednesday evenings from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. This regular schedule makes it easy to plan your life around your courses. The late-night classes allow you to work full-time without any interference.

On average, the students who participate in this program have 5 to 6 years of experience and are 29 years old. Learn more about the overview of this program»