Students who apply to the MBA Online program must meet three groups of standards,
academic, language, and undergraduate management competence.

 

Academic Standards:

1. Students must hold a bachelor’s degree at a regionally accredited college or university. This will 
typically be a four year degree. Students who come from countries where three year undergraduate 
degrees are the norm, may qualify if they present a GRE examination score of 1100 in addition to the
three year degree. Alternatively, students with a three year degree and one additional year of college 
level credits from accredited schools will meet this requirement.
2. Students must be in good academic standing in the last institution attended.
Students must have a 2.75 (on a 4.0 scale) grade point average in the last 60 semester credits of upper
division courses earned in the bachelor’s degree.
3. Students must attain a minimum score of 450 on the Graduate Management Admissions Test (GMAT)
with minimum scores at or above the 25th percentile on both the verbal and quantitative portions of 
the test and a minimum score of 4.0 on the Analytical Writing Analysis. Applicants will be exempt from
the GMAT requirement if they meet one of the following
criteria:

a) a master’s or other advanced degree from an accredited institution

b) a minimum 3.2 grade point average on the last 60 semester credits

c) at least five years verifiable managerial experience.

 

Language Standards:

1. Students whose first language is other than English must submit a Test of English as a Foreign 
Language (TOEFL) score of 550 or higher.
2. Students will be exempt from the TOEFL if they have at least three years of secondary or higher 
instruction where English is the primary medium of instruction. Students may submit other evidence 
of English competency that may be considered as meeting this requirement.
3. During the first two sessions (twenty four weeks) of the program, students must submit evidence 
that they have satisfied the University’s Graduate Writing Assessment Requirement (GWAR). There 
are several ways in which students may meet this requirement.
Students presenting degrees in management, business, commerce, or economics from an accredited 
college or university are deemed to have met all undergraduate prerequisite courses. Students with other
undergraduate degrees (i.e., engineering) must present evidence that they have general competence in
the following areas:

 

An application will not be evaluated until it is completed.  Your application package must include the following:

The application deadline is two weeks prior to the beginning of the next scheduled session. 

 

All information is subject to change.

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