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​Master in Business Administration Admissions
Admission to the MBA program takes place in the fall and spring of each year.

The analytical nature of some MBA courses requires that all students have a mathematical background in linear algebra and calculus. This requirement can be satisfied by completing the corresponding undergraduate courses, normally within the last years of college.

Admission to the program is granted to those who demonstrate high promise of success. In applying to the program, candidates should provide the following documentation:
  • A bachelor's degree or its equivalent
  • Past academic performance - original transcripts from previous universities attended as well as any additional information or grade point average, class rank, awards, publications, professional designations, etc. A minimum of 80 overall average is required. Conditional acceptance may be granted by the Admission Committee subject to the approval of the Dean for students with averages between 78-80.
  • Scores on the Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT not older than two years.
  • A duly completed application form.
  • A non-refundable application fee.
  • Work experience (if applicable); a current curriculum vitae that details managerial or professional experience.
  • Two letters of recommendation (two recommendation forms are enclosed in the application form).
  • A statement that indicates the applicant's personal motivation for entering the MBA program.
  • In certain cases, applicants may be required to have a personal interview with a representative of the MBA program.
All applications, supporting documents, and inquiries should be sent to the Office of Admissions and Registration.

Important: The Admission Committee will not consider applications unless all the required documents are submitted.

Residency Requirements: A minimum residency of three academic semesters and a maximum of six semesters are required.

A student may petition the Dean for extension of residency. A maximum of six graduate credits from a recognized institution of higher education can be transferred.

To check for further information click the MBA Catalog
MBA Contact Information
Dr. Husni Charif, Chairman
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