Executive MBA Program

The Executive MBA program at Purdue University Northwest in Indiana is an accelerated weekend program designed for professionals and executives seeking a cutting-edge advanced management education.

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Why Choose Purdue Northwest EMBA?

Broken into five 10-week modules, the Executive MBA program meets only on Saturdays for 15 months. The first module for each incoming cohort begins on the first Saturday after Labor Day.

Convenient Location in the Greater Chicago Area

All Executive MBA classes are held at the Purdue University Northwest campus in Hammond, Indiana–just 30 miles from downtown Chicago.

Program Highlights

Purdue University Northwest is part of the internationally respected Purdue University system, one of the largest universities in the United States.

International Business Practicum

Balancing international business exposure and cultural immersion, our week-long study-abroad experience has students work in teams to complete a mini project for a firm in another country.

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Accreditation and Reputation


The academic programs of the College of Business at Purdue University Northwest are accredited by the prestigious Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB). AACSB Accreditation is the hallmark of excellence in business education and is only attained by less than 5 percent of business schools worldwide.

Our EMBA program has also been recognized both locally and nationally for its high standard of quality. Fortune Magazine recognized our program as a “Best Value for an Executive MBA in the U.S.” The Northwest Indiana Business Quarterly named our university as the “Best University to obtain an MBA” in Northwest Indiana and South Bend/Michiana.

Executive MBA Open House

Join us via WebEx, 6 – 7pm by connecting to the following WebEx link starting at 6pm:


  • Friday, April 17
  • Friday, May 29

Contact Us


EMBA Program Advisor & Manager

Kimberly Nikolovski – Kimberly.Nikolovski@pnw.edu
Phone: 219-989-3150 | Fax: 219-989-3158
Purdue University Northwest
2200 169th Street
Hammond, IN 46323-2094

EMBA Program Director

Dr. Pat Obi – obi@pnw.edu
Phone: 219-989-2747 | Fax: 219-989-3158

EMBA Financial Aid Specialist

Kathryn Smith – Kathryn.Smith@pnw.edu
Phone: 219-989-2660