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Admissions and Fees

In the Executive Development Program, you can build knowledge and develop leadership skills without needing to fulfill typical graduate degree requirements. The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is not required to apply. A college degree is also not required – work performance, scope of responsibility and leadership potential are more important considerations in the application process.

We are now accepting applications for the 2019-2020 session.

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Is the Executive Development Program right for you?

The Executive Development Program is ideal for mid-to-senior level professionals with at least ten years of professional experience or increasing levels of responsibility throughout their career, whether in managing larger teams or taking on more complex projects. Those who benefit most from the program usually have experience with large-scale projects and enterprise-wide scope.

Applicants are encouraged to begin the application process early to secure company/organizational sponsorship. Please have the following documents in Microsoft Word or pdf format ready to upload with your application. Receipt of your completed application will be acknowledged by e-mail.

  • Resume
  • Personal Statement addressing your interest in applying
  • A description of your current position

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  • The early application deadline is May 1, 2019. There is a 10% early application discount for applications received by that date. Deposit must be paid by June 1, 2019 to secure the discounted rate.
  • The final deadline to apply for the 2019-2020 program is August 1, 2019.
  • Applications received after August 1, 2019 will be considered on a space-available basis.
  • The applicant will be notified by the Admissions Committee within 14 days of applying.
Key Program dates for the 2019-2020 academic year:

  • September 9, 2019: Orientation and Welcome Dinner
  • September 11-13, 2019: Off-site retreat at Suncadia Resort
  • September 23, 2019: First Monday class (class takes place most Monday evenings, September through April)
  • December 10, 2019-January 5, 2020: Winter break
  • April 25-26, 2020: Off-site retreat at Cedarbrook Lodge
  • May 4, 2020: Graduation
The tuition for the Executive Development Program for the 2019-2020 academic year is $26,300.

For applications received by May 1, 2019, there is an early application discount of 10% making the tuition $23,670. Upon acceptance to the program, a non-refundable deposit of $1500 must be received by June 1, 2019 to secure the discounted rate.

Tuition includes instruction, textbooks and materials, meals and rooms at off-site sessions, dinners on campus, parking, food and beverages at hosted social functions, traditional courtesies, and the Executive Development Program certificate.

Final application deadline is August 1, 2019. A $1,500 non-refundable deposit towards tuition will be required upon the candidate’s acceptance of admission to the Executive Development Program. All fees must be paid in full by September 1. Refunds will not be made after the start of the program.

Please contact us at 206-543-8560 or execed@uw.edu with any questions about the tuition or application process.

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