Kellogg-HKUST EMBA Program Ranks Among the Top for the Tenth Time


The Kellogg-HKUST Executive MBA (EMBA) Program has stayed among the top and claimed No.2 in this year’s Financial Times EMBA Ranking. Since 2010, the EMBA Program, jointly offered by the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) and the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University, has been consistently ranked among the world’s best clinching No.1 for seven times and No.2 for three times in the past ten years.

According to the latest Financial Times EMBA Ranking 2019, the Kellogg-HKUST EMBA Program continues to achieve an outstanding performance overall. On career progress, our graduates have achieved the highest average salary three years after graduation, reaching US$513,014 (HK$4,001,509) per annum and standing out among the top 100 surveyed programs.

“It is encouraging that the Kellogg-HKUST EMBA Program has been constantly ranked among the top in the world,” said Prof. TAM Kar-Yan, Dean of HKUST Business School. “Its long-standing reputation as a world-class program has been made possible not only by our high-caliber students, but also the distinguished international faculty at both HKUST and Kellogg. They strive to introduce new contents and enriching learning activities to help senior executives around the globe propel their careers forward.”

To meet the changing needs of business globally, the Program has introduced electives such as “The Innovation Opportunity in Frontier Markets”, “Family Enterprises: Success and Continuity” and “Strategies for Growth” to help executives harness opportunities in the new era.   

The Kellogg-HKUST EMBA Program was launched in 1998 to offer the best management education for international talent. Twenty-one years in the making, over 1,000 alumni and students of elite executives from around the world form a global network to exchange ideas and forge powerful connections.

The full Financial Times EMBA Ranking 2019 can be viewed at:

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According to the Non-local Higher and Professional Education (Regulation) Ordinance, the Kellogg-HKUST EMBA program is an exempted course. It is a matter of discretion for individual employers to recognize any qualification to which this course may lead.

The highly acclaimed Kellogg-HKUST EMBA Program achieves top status and repeated recognition in world rankings.
The highly acclaimed Kellogg-HKUST EMBA Program achieves top status and repeated recognition in world rankings.
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