Updated Admissions Requirements to appear in the 2013-2014 Catalog
Adviser: Michelle Henry
404 Owen Building
Advisor: Beste Windes
473 Owen Building
To prepare professionals with:
oral and written communication knowledge and skills for business;
critical thinking and analytical skills for solving business problems;
tools for ethical decision-making, ethical corporate governance and corporate social responsibility;
knowledge of international and cross-cultural issues in a globally integrated business environment;
core business knowledge and skills;
strategic and innovative thinking skills.
Applicants must be graduates of regionally accredited colleges and universities, and have achieved grades and GMAT scores indicating an aptitude for advanced study in business. International applicants must submit official TOEFL scores.
The standards for degree admission are a 2.75 minimum undergraduate GPA (or 2.75 for the last half of undergraduate study) and a GMAT score of at least 450, with a score of 20 in the verbal section, and 24 quantitative.
Applicants to the MBA program may submit GRE scores in lieu of GMAT scores. The minimum GRE score requirement is 1000 (on previous 200-800 scale prior to August 2011), or 297 (revised 130-170 scale). Applicants must score at least 350 (143 revised scale) on the verbal reasoning section of the test, and at least 420 (140 revised scale) on the quantitative section. If applicant submits both GRE and GMAT scores, then the GMAT score takes precedence.
The MBA program is innovative, applied and global with an emphasis on corporate ethics. The program requires 54 credit hours: 18 hours of foundation courses; 18 hours of Core/Cross Functional courses; and 18 hours of electives (6 hours restricted electives and 12 hours of general electives). MBA candidates may also specialize in one of ten areas of specialization (the specialization courses are taken in lieu of the general elective courses).
A maximum of six credit hours from a previous Master’s degree may be transferred to the core MBA program.