MBA Admission & Application Requirements

Deadlines

Applications are often accepted after the deadlines posted below when space is available. Please contact the Graduate Studies Office if you have questions.

  • Summer: April 15 (flexible)
  • Fall: April 15 (flexible)
  • Spring: November 15 (flexible)
Admission Requirement
Instructions
  1. Online graduate application
  1. $35 Non-Refundable application fee for all graduate applications

After you complete the Graduate Online Application:

  • Log in to eServices with your StarID.
  • Click on Bills and Payment, and you will be able to pay the application fee using a credit or debit card.
  1. 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 Avenue South
Moorhead, MN 56563

You do not need to order transcripts from MSUM or other MnSCU institutions. See Transcript Policy for more details.

  1. Baccalaureate degree from an accredited institution; no specific major is required

This requirement will be verified by the Graduate Studies Office and the department.

  1. Undergraduate cumulative GPA of 3.0 or at least 3.25 for the last 30 semester credits

This requirement will be verified by the Graduate Studies Office and the department.

  1. Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT); required of all applicants; minimum score of 450 required; only official scores accepted; no more than 5 years old. Waivers are available.

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. The program code to use for the MBA with Healthcare at MSUM is X38-88-63.

  1. Letter of intent

Prepare a letter explaining what your intentions are for applying to graduate school. Put your name on all pages.

  • Log in to the Self Service Center site (allow 24 hours after application submission before logging in).
  • Select the “Applications” tab, where you will see your graduate application listed.
  • Select “Summary” to see a list of all program requirements and corresponding statuses.
  • Upload document by selecting the “Upload” link under the respective “Action” column.
  1. Resume

Prepare a resume that includes education, work experience, etc. Put your name on all pages.

  • Log in to the Self Service Center site (allow 24 hours after application submission before logging in).
  • Select the “Applications” tab, where you will see your graduate application listed.
  • Select “Summary” to see a list of all program requirements and corresponding statuses.
  • Upload document by selecting the “Upload” link under the respective “Action” column.
  1. Two recommendations
  • Log in to the Self Service Center site (allow 24 hours after application submission before logging in).
  • Select the “Applications” tab, where you will see your graduate application listed.
  • If you have not submitted contact information yet, select “Continue” to go into your application and complete program app and recommender information.
  • After clicking “Submit Application” you will need to contact the Graduate Studies Office for any recommender information changes.
  • Your recommenders will receive an e-mail from the Graduate Studies Office asking them to fill out the recommendation form.
  • To check the status of your recommendations later, select “Summary” in the Applications tab.

*International students please see additional admission requirements.