Seeking an Executive MBA from Stanford?

While Stanford GSB does not offer a part-time MBA or an Executive MBA, we offer a range of leadership and general management programs for mid-career professionals and executive leaders who want to take their careers to the next level.

Alternatives to an Executive MBA

Master’s Degree
One Year, Full-Time, In-Person

The Stanford MSx Program is a full-time, one-year master’s program in business for mid-career experienced professionals. The program features accelerated core business fundamentals and over 55% of the curriculum consists of electives. Graduates are awarded a master’s of science in management degree and join more than 31,000 Stanford GSB alumni, with the strongest connections in Silicon Valley, as well as the Stanford University alumni network, with nearly 231,000 alumni around the world.

Professional Certificate
One Year, Part-Time, Online

If you are seeking the accelerated learning experience of an Executive MBA, while continuing to pursue your career, we offer Stanford LEAD, a part-time online and distance-learning program. Stanford LEAD allows you to build a foundation in general management while immediately applying what you learn to drive innovation in your organization. Participants are awarded a Stanford GSB professional certificate and continuing education units.

Professional Certificate
Six Weeks, Full-Time, In-Person

The Stanford Executive Program is designed to immerse senior executives in new ways of thinking and varying perspectives that will catapult their careers and companies to whole new levels. Participants are awarded a certificate of completion and Stanford GSB alumni status, joining more than 31,000 Stanford GSB alumni.

Professional Certificate
12 Weeks, Part-Time, In-Person and Online

Experience Stanford’s premier, alumni-granting, general management executive program in a flexible format. Designed with work-life demands in mind, SEP Flex blends on-campus and online learning to create a transformative experience of personal and professional growth for senior leaders in 10 weeks of live online sessions bookended by two, 2-week modules of in-person sessions.