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MBA Program Admission Requirements

The Master of Business Administration (MBA) program is open to all students who hold baccalaureate degrees from accredited colleges or universities and who meet the following provisions: satisfactory performance during the last two undergraduate years (or other evidence predicting success in graduate study), and a satisfactory score on the Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT). 

Students required to take the GMAT test must do so before completion of 6 semester hours of 6300 level coursework.


The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is nationally recognized test designed specifically for students preparing to pursue an MBA degree. GRE is also accepted.

The GMAT score is converted to an enterance score according to the following formula:

  • (GPA x 200) + GMAT = Entrance Score
  • Regular Standing: Entrance Score at least 1120
  • Conditional Standing: Entrance Score at least 1000

Students granted conditional status will normally be changed to regualr status upon successful completion of a minimum of semester credit hours of MBA coure coursework with a grade of B or better in each course taken. 

No elective course may be taken by a student in conditional status.

GMAT Waiver

GMAT requirement may be waived for applicants with a cumulative undergraduate GPA of 3.25 and above or a GPA of 3.25 and above in the last 60 hours in the undergraduate degree from an accredited university. Students who are granted the GMAT waiver will be required to submit two (2) letters of recommendation, at least one of which must be from an immediate supervisor or instructor that can testify to the applicant's professional experience.

Conditional Admission

  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university
  • GPA between 3.0 – 2.5 in the last 60 credit hours of coursework leading to the baccalaureate degree
  • Entrance Score at least 1000
  • Two letters of recommendation
The final decision regarding admission will be made by the Director of Graduate Programs in the College of Business.

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