Kellogg-HKUST EMBA Ranks No.2 in the World


The Kellogg-HKUST Executive MBA (EMBA) program maintains its world’s leading position and has been ranked No. 2 in this year’s Financial Times EMBA Ranking. Since 2007 the program has been consistently ranked among the world’s best clinching No.1 for six years and No.2 for two years.

The program is jointly offered by the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology’s School of Business and Management (HKUST Business School) and the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University. Since its launch in 1998, the program has been committed to delivering a premier learning experience for senior executives to understand the business perspectives of the two most dynamic regions in the world.

In the latest Financial Times EMBA Ranking 2014, the Kellogg-HKUST EMBA program continues to achieve high scores in a number of surveyed fields. On career progress, the Kellogg-HKUST EMBA graduates have achieved the highest average salary three years after graduation, reaching US$403,560 per annum or an increase of 33% from their average pre-EMBA salary. Their work experience prior to starting the EMBA program stands at No.3 in the world.

Professor Christopher Doran, Academic Director of the Kellogg-HKUST EMBA, said, “It is encouraging that the Kellogg-HKUST EMBA program has been consistently ranked among the best in the world. Its longstanding reputation 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 content and enrich learning activities to help senior executives propel their careers forward and realize the opportunities ahead.”

Ms Judy Au, Program Director of the Kellogg-HKUST EMBA, thanked the ongoing support from students and alumni, which represents a network of influential business leaders around the world. She said, “We will take proactive steps to attract a wider spectrum of international talent with a view to creating a highly stimulating environment for students to learn from each other and excel. The long-established East-West partnership between HKUST and Kellogg will continue to provide the best management education in the region and inspire leaders to meet challenges ahead in a global context and stand higher in the world.”

The full Financial Times EMBA Ranking 2014 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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