Program Coordinator: Sheri Erickson, PhD Center for Business 204B, (218) 477-4073 email@example.com
The Master of Business Administration (MBA) program provides professionals in the region with the skills necessary to become more effective leaders in their industry. The MBA courses include content covering quantitative methods, entrepreneurship, international marketing, project management, and investments. The MBA program is a professional program that serves students with undergraduate degrees in any field of study. The program is structured to provide students with an operational understanding of the functional areas of business, the tools to apply critical thinking skills to managerial decisions, and a framework for strategic thinking and planning that applies to all areas of business.
The program will be offered using a hybrid model characterized by a combination of online coursework and face-to-face (F2F) meetings. The F2F sessions will use an executive friendly format that includes two to four evening and/or weekend meetings per semester.
You may take up to nine (9) graduate credits as a Graduate Special student before being
formally accepted into the program. Although
this does not guarantee admission, it gives you an opportunity to start taking
classes immediately. For more
information contact the Graduate Studies Office at firstname.lastname@example.org or 218-477-2134. You
may view the easy admission
requirements for the Graduate Special status on the website. This temporary non-degree status would be
changed after formal admission and all credits taken would be transferred into
Core Requirements (22 credits)
MBA 611 Marketing Management (3)MBA 621 Managerial Accounting (3)MBA 631 Financial Management (3)MBA 641 Human Resource Management (3)MBA 651 Organizational Behavior (3)MBA 682 Operations Management (3)MBA 696 Portfolio/Plan B [in your final semester] (1)MBA 697 Strategic Management (3)
Program Emphasis Requirements (15 credits)
BUS 602 Quantitative Methods (3)
MBA 661 Entrepreneurship (Prereq. MBA 651) (3)
MBA 615 International Marketing (Prereq. MBA 611) (3)
MBA 685 Project Management (3)
BUS 648 Investments (3)
Master of Business
Online graduate application
$20 application fee for first time MSUM applicants
you complete the Graduate Online Application:
Log in to the Graduate Online Application site
Select “Check Status”
Select eServices at the top of the page. You will be able to pay the application fee using a
credit or debit card.
Official transcripts from all colleges and universities attended
Contact ALL the colleges and universities you have attended and have
your transcripts sent to:
Graduate Studies Office
MSU Moorhead, 1104 7th Ave. S.
Moorhead, MN 56563
You do not need to order transcripts from MSUM or other MnSCU
institutions. See Transcript Policy for more details.
Baccalaureate degree from an accredited institution; no specific major is
The Graduate Studies Office and the MBA Department will check this item
once we have received all of your transcripts.
Undergraduate cumulative GPA of 3.0 or at least 3.25 for the last 30
Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT);
Required for all students;
preferred minimum score of 500; only official scores accepted; 5 years
old or less
Schedule your test early. Allow 4 weeks for MSUM to receive your scores.
When prompted at the test site, enter MSUM as a receiving school.
Statement of purpose
a letter explaining what your intentions are for applying for graduate
school. Put your name on all pages. Upload it to the Graduate Online
1. Log in to the Graduate Online
2. Select “Check Status”
3. Under “Program Specific
Requirements”, click on “Upload Now” button by the “Letter of Intent”
a resume that includes education, work experience, etc. Put your name on all pages. Upload it to the Graduate Online
3. Under “Program Specific
Requirements”, click on “Upload Now” button by “Resume”
Click on “Submit References Now” under “Program Specific Requirements”
Follow directions for selecting your references. Be very careful when you enter the e-mail address and decide who you
would like to be your references because you cannot change this once it has
After you indicate who your references are, the online system will send them
a link to fill out a recommendation form.
Your dashboard should indicate Once the Grad Office receive the
recommendation form from them, your dashboard will show “recommendation
you have any questions about the application process,
call the Graduate Studies Office at:
you have specific program questions, please contact the program coordinator:
Sheri Erickson, Ph.D.