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GM Executive MBA Program Facts

A quick glance at some of the program facts a General Motors Executive MBA degree can bring you.

DeVos students in a classroom

The DeVos Difference

Here we focus on critical thinking, business acumen, a global free enterprise perspective, and personal effectiveness. Students develop problem-solving skills and strategic understanding, promote diversity and individual initiative, and practice self-assessment and empathy.

  • Immediate application to workplace
  • Leading automotive-industry guest speakers
  • Capstone project with significant financial impact to GM
  • Students from the GM family will learn from each other and share best practices
  • Participation in the system-wide MBA capstone event

General Motors GM MBA FAQs

Applicants must be GM employees and hold a bachelor’s degree from an accredited university with a 3.0 cumulative GPA. No GMAT or GRE tests are required. Applicants complete a writing sample and participate in an interview.

For students who do not meet regular admissions requirements, probationary admission is determined on a case-by-case basis.

Complete the online application. We accept applications year-round; however, we suggest applying no later than early August for a fall semester start and no later than early December for a spring semester start.

Students need to designate enough time to fulfill weekly course deliverables and complete all required coursework; however, one of the benefits of completing this degree program online is flexibility.

The GM EMBA is offered entirely online with no campus visits required. There is an option to complete the final capstone course as a one-week residency on Northwood University’s Midland, Michigan campus.

The fall semester begins late August and the spring semester begins mid-January. For specific dates, see “Semester Dates” below near the bottom of the page.

Visit our Tuition and Aid page for information on program costs. Students pay a $150 commit deposit to hold a spot in the cohort. This deposit is then applied toward tuition. Tuition is due one week prior to the semester start date.

Some students utilize financial aid to cover tuition expenses. How to apply for financial aid.

Students should contact Human Resources personnel at their place of employment for information on applying tuition reimbursement benefits.

Students may apply for private donor scholarships. Students who receive 75 percent or more in tuition reimbursement are not eligible.

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