Distance Learning Executive MBA

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The Distance Learning Executive MBA degree is a 48 graduate credit hours program and is designed to be completed in 22-months. The course will be introduced with an intensive resident module at the UH Mānoa campus with state-of-the-art, faculty-directed, distance education technology. The highly interactive program will fully engage students in their courses and provide business theory with practical applications.

The program's format offers an immersive learning community with the flexibility of distance learning. Its design allows students on the neighbor islands to pursue a graduate degree while continuing to live and work in their place of residence.

Scholarships Available

The Hawaii-based companies of Saltchuk Resources - Aloha Air Cargo, Maui and Hawaii Petroleum, Minit Stop, Hawaiian Tug & Barge, and Young Brothers have generously donated scholarships to support the 2020-2022 Distance Learning EMBA cohort. 

Approximately $140,000 is available in scholarships - for neighbor island residents enrolled in the 2020-2022 Distance Learning EMBA program. Applications can be obtained from Toni Mingo, Director of Shidler College of Business Executive Education Center, toni.kruse@hawaii.edu.

Distance Learning Technology

The Distance Learning Executive MBA program employs the latest technology in video conferencing software to transmit video and audio through the Internet. This will provide live interaction among students in multiple sites simultaneously.

The Distance Learning Executive MBA classes are highly interactive and are broadcast in real time so that all students on the receiving sites will receive instruction simultaneously. Similar to a real class setting, students will be able to ask questions, offer comments, conduct project presentations and participate in other dialogue in real time.