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The benefits of a Michigan Ross Executive MBA endure throughout your career.

As an alumnus of the EMBA Program, you will continue to have access to customized career resources, coaching, and counseling, whether you are seeking to pivot to an alternative function within your existing firm or launch an external career search. Michigan Ross EMBAs enjoy access to an impressive and tight-knit network of alumni that provides leads, jobs, peers, mentors, friends, ideas, and opportunities. Michigan Ross also facilitates community interest groups within the EMBA cohort among alumni who share similar backgrounds.

Alumni are welcome to participate in a number of exclusive events tailored for EMBA graduates.

  • EMBA Career Resources – Access databases, electronic resources and guides, and one-to-one coaching and career counseling.
  • EMBA Alumni Residency – Refresh your degree at this annual weekend seminar that combines social and academic programming.
  • EMBA Alumni Speaker Series – See leading speakers and business experts in person or via streaming video (when possible).
  • EMBA Reads – Join our discussion group targeting popular business publications.
  • EMBA Golf Outing – Participate in this annual fall gathering of fun, sport, and socializing.
  • EMBA Tailgates – Don't miss your chance to return to the Big House for Michigan Football!

Your alumni network expands far beyond your EMBA experience. As a Michigan Ross graduate, you will belong to an alumni network that currently exceeds 45,000 business leaders worldwide. Think of it as 45,000 connections spread out over all 50 U.S. states, 88 countries, and six continents.

You also will become a valued member of the University of Michigan family, which includes over half a million alumni worldwide.


  • "The once-a-month format is a huge differentiator."

    Earning an MBA while staying on top of work and family commitments seemed like a tall order to Ryan Majkrzak, MBA '13, but Ross’ once-a-month format made it possible.


  • "I was able to apply Ross tools to my work right away."

    Matt Denninger, MBA '13, is a senior marketing manager for Advanced Energy Industries Inc.'s solar energy business. He says the tools he's gained at Ross already have enabled him to apply strategic change within his company.


  • "I'm gaining the business skills I need to manage change in healthcare."

    Betty Chu, MBA '13, is a physician and medical staff president. She says she knew that to be a successful leader and change agent, she had to expand her education beyond medicine.


  • "Faculty are very focused on practical, real-world application."

    Preston Young, MBA '13, says the Ross EMBA program is teaching him to see management and leadership strategy from entirely new angles.


  • "I'm tackling our toughest issues with confidence now."

    Tessa Myers, MBA '13, says she's at a point in her career where she's striving to contribute more value to the organization and take on more strategic responsibility over larger areas.


  • "My new position came as a direct result of the program."

    Prasanna Kumar, MBA '11, says he pursued an EMBA program to give him the skills and credibility to take his career further. In just a short time, the Ross experience delivered.

  • "Every part of the curriculum touched on an important aspect of my work."

    Luke Nachtrab, MBA ’11, describes how he looked at 25 of the top EMBA programs and chose Ross because of its strong emphasis on strategy and general management.


  • "I got a comprehensive set of tools I've been able to apply immediately in my work."

    The general management curriculum gave Larry Pemble, MBA ’11, knowledge he says he’s putting to use across his organization.


  • "I'm a stronger consultant to my clients and better business owner."

    Keisha Strong, MBA ’11, says the Ross EMBA is helping her make real world impact. As a consultant, she’s helping clients leverage her new knowledge for global expansion.

  • "The FBI is run like a business."

    FBI agent Jeff Brown, MBA '11, knows how to tackle bad guys. But the Ross EMBA Program has taught him to tackle finance, accounting, and other business fundamentals.

  • "Ross gave me great problem-solving tools."

    Mike Carscaddon, MBA '08, has nailed a solid foundation in international operations at Habitat for Humanity International. The Ross EMBA Program gave him the data-driven outlook needed for his nonprofit.

  • "The monthly format was ideal."

    John Chang, MBA '09, became a doctor in order to help people. But a contentious meeting with hospital administrators made him realize his profession is evolving — physicians now need a head for business.

  • "Ross made me a more effective leader."

    As a doctor and professor, Edith Mensah-Osman, MBA '11, is leveraging her MBA to lead the business side of research.
    She calls the Ross EMBA Program the best gift she's ever given herself.


Ross EMBA Overview Video

Get an inside look at the Ross Executive MBA Program. Discover how Ross can transform your career, your network, and your life.

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