Executive MBA

Perform at your peak potential

How to Apply

Candidates for admission should submit a complete application portfolio by the priority deadline for the cohort they wish to enroll in.


Priority Application Deadlines
Fall 2018 Cohort
Courses start in October
August 1, 2018
Spring 2019 Cohort
Courses start in March
February 1, 2019

Application Requirements

Admission decisions are based on a review of the following materials in the candidate's file:

  1. A completed application and non-refundable application fee
  2. Interview with an admission counselor
  3. Official transcripts showing a bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited U.S. institution. Normally, a grade point average of approximately 3.0 or higher in upper division undergraduate work is expected.
  4. Two professional letters of recommendation
  5. Personal statement
  6. Resume demonstrating at least 5 years of progressive managerial or professional experience
  7. Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) scores may be waived for candidates who present an official transcript of previous college work from a regionally accredited college or university reflecting any one of the following criteria:
    1. an undergraduate, upper division grade point average of 3.0 or higher on a 4.0 scale; or
    2. a combined grade point average of 3.0 or higher for the most recent 60 credits of study consisting of any of the following: graduate course work, upper division post baccalaureate course work (exclusive of extension or continuing education work), and upper division undergraduate course work; or
    3. a minimum of nine credits of graduate course work completed and a 3.50 grade point average; or
    4. a previously earned master's degree

Foundation courses may be needed for those who do not meet prerequisite requirements into the program. Such foundation courses do not count towards the degree

Call (805) 493-3325 to speak with an admission counselor.