Executive MBA

Executive MBA Program—Chicago

With all the resources of the world-renowned University of Chicago at your fingertips, Chicago is the North American home for our Executive MBA Program. You'll build your professional skills in a dynamic city that's home to more than 30 Fortune 500 companies, 400 major corporate headquarters, and a diversified economy with strength across numerous industries. At our top-ranked Executive MBA degree program in Chicago, you’ll accelerate your career by:

  • joining a cohort of senior executives, 60% of whom commute from outside Chicago, gaining invaluable insights into day-to-day business issues and a lifelong network
  • expanding your expertise by developing a deep understanding of core business principles and frameworks for interpreting complex data
  • grounding your management skills with The Chicago Approach to business education, guided by Booth’s award-winning faculty, rigorous courses, and world class MBA degree

Explore stories of Chicago Executive MBA Program students and how their time at our Chicago campus has changed their lives, as well as how Booth can help you go further in your career.


Executive MBA Program—Chicago

Find out what it's like to be an Executive MBA student at Booth's Chicago campus. 

Chicago Student Spotlight

Media Type Icon Chicago Executive MBA student John Mazarakis

John Mazarakis

As COO of Season's Pizza in Wilmington, Delaware, John Mazarakis chose Chicago Booth's Executive MBA Program in Chicago because he wanted to learn how to be a better leader in a global environment.

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Media Type Icon Chicago Executive MBA student Kathy Thurston

Kathy Thurston

Kathy Thurston, managing director and group head of institutional real estate at The PrivateBank, chose Booth because her thirst for knowledge drove her to seek new challenges, and the executive format fit her busy lifestyle.

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Media Type Icon Chicago Executive MBA student Carol Buehner

Carol Buehner

As a wealth manager at Chicago-based Jump Operations, Carol Buehner says that the global perspective of the Chicago Booth Executive MBA Program, the remarkable faculty, and the strong community at Booth changed her life.

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Where You'll Study

Classes at the North America Executive MBA Program take place mainly at the Gleacher Center, a state-of-the-art facility on the banks of the Chicago River in the heart of downtown Chicago. Students also attend courses at the Charles M. Harper Center in Hyde Park, located on the main campus of the University of Chicago.

University of Chicago Booth School of Business
Gleacher Center
450 N. Cityfront Plaza
Chicago, IL 60611
Phone: 312.464.8750


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Class Visits

Come to our Chicago Executive MBA campus to sit in on a class and interact with current students, faculty, and our admissions staff.

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Please share your CV or resume with us—we'd be pleased to help you determine whether the Chicago Booth Executive MBA is the right fit for you.

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