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Strategy, Execution and Valuation (MBA)


Strategy, Execution & Valuation (MBA)

Become a business strategy game changer

Study the strategy, execution and valuation of real companies in real time and develop strategic analysis skills. The MBA in Strategy, Execution and Valuation is an innovative program for current professionals seeking high-level positions in corporate management, management consulting, investment banking, private equity and entrepreneurship. You’ll emerge with the highly sought-after ability to connect business strategy, execution, value creation and valuation.

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Learn from business thought leaders in the heart of Chicago

DePaul’s Chicago connection is more than just its proximity to prominent businesses and financial institutions. Your classes are taught by industry professionals with years of experience at top companies in Chicago like PwC, Valens Research, Deloitte and McDonald's.

Application Deadlines

Enrollment Quarter Domestic Student Deadline International Student Deadline
Fall August 1 July 1
Winter November 1 October 1
Spring March 1 February 1
Summer May 1 April 1

Admission Requirements

Submit an online application, essay, résumé, official transcripts, letters of recommendation and GMAT/GRE scores.

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Required Courses

You’ll take Core MBA courses and seven to nine electives.

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Featured as a Top Consulting And Strategic Management Chicago MBA Program by MetroMBA (2017)


The median salary for reporting 2016 SEV graduates was $73,000

Learn from faculty who write the books on strategy

Outside the classroom, students can conduct research in the Strategic Risk Management Lab and work with Professor Mark Frigo, who is also the director of the Center for Strategy, Execution and Valuation. The center hosts executive seminars and workshops for board members, senior executives and management teams. Student consultants work on research projects with real companies conducting deep analysis of strategies and successful value creation with Frigo and the center. He is co-author of the book “DRIVEN: Business Strategy, Human Actions and the Creation of Wealth.”

"My Research Assistantship and graduate courses provided me the skills and understanding I will use on a regular basis in my career. What I learned in those classes allowed me to stand out as a candidate from the rest of the field in the interview stage."

Eddie (MBA ‘18)
Business Valuation Associate, RSM

Eddie, DePaul SEV MBA alum  

Alumni Network

In addition to the wider community of Kellstadt alumni, the School of Accountancy & MIS alumni society—Ledger & Quill—is one of the largest accounting alumni groups in the nation. You’ll join this wide network that reaches to the top ranks of corporations, public accounting firms, education and government.

Flexible formats to work with any lifestyle

Full-time Day MBA for early-career professionals or career changers. Classes offered during the day.
Evening MBA for established professionals in need of flexibility. Classes are in the evenings.


Graduate school is an investment in your future. Kellstadt awarded more than $3 million to incoming students last year. Learn more about scholarship opportunities available to you.

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Contact Information

For more information about applying, contact the Kellstadt office at (312) 362-8810 or

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