Kellogg-HKUST EMBA Ranks No.2 in the World


The Kellogg-HKUST Executive MBA (EMBA) program maintains its leading position in the world in this year's Financial Times EMBA global ranking. It has been ranked No.2, marking the program’s eleven consecutive years in the top three in the ranking since 2005.

In its 17th anniversary, the program is jointly offered by the School of Business and Management at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST Business School) and the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University.

In the latest Financial Times EMBA 2015 global ranking, the Kellogg-HKUST EMBA program continues to achieve high scores in a number of surveyed fields. On career progress, since 2004, the Kellogg-HKUST EMBA graduates have achieved the highest average salary three years after graduation, reaching US$408,431 per annum this year. Their work experience prior to starting the EMBA program ascended to the world’s No.2 position.

“We are pleased that the Kellogg-HKUST EMBA program has been consistently ranked among the top in the world,” said Professor Christopher Doran, Academic Director of the Kellogg-HKUST EMBA. “Thanks to the distinguished international faculty at both HKUST and Kellogg, who keep on enhancing program quality and providing the best management education in the region, the program is popular among senior business executives around the globe, particularly those industry veterans. This is reflected in seniority of positions, salary level and work experience ranking of the survey.”

Ms Judy Au, Program Director of the Kellogg-HKUST EMBA, commented, “It is a testament to the synergy between Kellogg School of Management and the HKUST Business School in delivering a premier learning experience for students to understand the business perspectives of two dynamic regions in the world and from two highly regarded universities. Our high-caliber students are inspired to think sharply and realize opportunities on a global scale. We will take proactive steps to continue to attract top international talent from a diverse background, so as to inspire leaders to excel further in the business world.”

The full Financial Times EMBA Ranking 2015 table can be viewed at:

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 The Kellogg-HKUST EMBA attracts senior business executives around the globe.
The Kellogg-HKUST EMBA attracts senior business executives around the globe.
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