At the Merage School, we seek highly motivated individuals who will excel in our team-based FEMBA program. Those we admit exhibit the highest potential for senior-level success, demonstrated leadership ability and a strong academic record.

Admissions Lunch

Learn more about the FEMBA program during this power lunch session.

Wednesday, June 3, 12:00pm-1pm Register now!


Apply Now for Fall 2015

Next Deadline: June 1, 2015. The program begins in late September. View application information here.


Watch FEMBA Perspectives Video!


Schedule a Consultation Appointment

Admissions staff members are available from for in-person, phone or Skype consultations.

Contact Us to schedule.


Visit the Campus, Attend an Event, Meet with Admissions Staff

The Fully Employed MBA (FEMBA) is a part-time program designed for working professionals and managers who seek to advance or re-direct their careers. Located in the heart of Orange County, we host many events to allow prospective MBA students to gain first-hand experience of the Merage School community. To register for any events, please visit the links below: 


 May 2015 Schedule

Event Date Time Location

Coffee Chat & Consults

Friday, May 1st 8:00am - 10:00am Panera Bread, Newport Beach

Admissions Lunch

Tuesday, May 12th 11:45am - 12:45pm Karl Strauss, Sorrento Mesa

Admissions Lunch

Thursday, May 14th

12:00pm - 1:00pm

Rock Bottom Brewery, Long Beach

Information Session Tuesday, May 19th 6:30pm - 8:00pm UC Irvine campus

Financial Aid and Application

Tips Webinar

Tuesday, May 26th 12:00pm-1:00pm Online Webinar

June 2015 Schedule

Event Date Time Location

Admissions Lunch

Wednesday, June 3rd 12:00pm - 1:00pm Season's 52, Costa Mesa

Coffee Chats

Friday, June 5th 8:00am - 10:00am Panera Bread, Newport Beach

Admissions Lunch

Wednesday, June 17th

12:00pm - 1:00pm

Paul Martin's, El Segundo

Individual Consultations Saturday, June 20th 9:30am - 11:00am UC Irvine campus
Admissions Lunch Tuesday, June 30th 12:00pm - 1:00pm Paul Martin's, Irvine Spectrum

Admissions Lunches & Coffee Chats

Join us on-the-road for lunch or coffee to learn more about the part-time MBA program at UC Irvine. These complimentary sessions provide prospective students with a brief overview of the program and ample time for Q&A. Coffee chat sessions are scheduled by appointment and your time is confirmed prior to the event. Contact Sonia Batra directly at 949.824.1303 to set up an appointment for a one-on-one consultation.

On-Campus Information Sessions

Join us for an on-campus information session where you learn more about the program and admissions process, meet members of the admissions team, and hear from a panel of current FEMBA students and alumni. The events normally last about 1.5 hours.

MBA Forums, Conferences & Community Events

Meet the Admissions team at various MBA events throughout Southern California. Prospective students who stop by our table will receive an application fee waiver. Events range from ones that open to the public to ones dedicated to the military to women-focused activities.


Other opportunities to meet with us by request include:

Evening Consultations available!

Admissions staff is available from 5pm-7pm by appointment. Consultations are available in 30-minute intervals, via phone or in-person, by appointment only.
contact us directly


Visit a FEMBA Class

Join us for three to four hours as you experience a Merage School FEMBA class.  You will be paired with a current student who will guide you through your experience.  Prospective students who have already attended an information session, started an application or worked with admissions staff, may
request a class visit.