Admissions Requirements

Consideration for admission to the MBA program requires:


  1. A minimum undergraduate grade point average (GPA) of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale in the last 60 semester hours of undergraduate work or have a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale in at least nine hours of graduate work or a previous master’s degree. This includes classes from all institutions attended.
  2. Fulfillment of prerequisite competencies. 
  3. Possession of a baccalaureate degree from an accredited institution or first-professional doctorate-degree, specifically when no baccalaureate degree was offered (e.g., PharmD. etc.).
  4. Submission of a completed and signed application form.
  5. Submission of official transcripts, which can be in the form of attested credentials from a University-recognized document verification agency, of all college-level work.   


Students whose native language is not English and who have not graduated from English speaking universities must meet the previously listed admissions conditions plus: 


  1. Achieved a verified TOEFL Internet-based test (iBT) minimum total score of 79 with 20 or better in speaking and 20 or better in writing or a verified international English Language Testing System (IELTS) academic score with a minimum overall band score of 6.5 (with no individual band score below a 6.5). Students not supplying a TOEFL or IELTS score are required to test in the Intensive English Language Program, and if necessary, complete coursework in English.
  2. Provide an affidavit of financial support (original), if not an American citizen or permanent resident.