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Online Master of Business Administration: Admission Requirements

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Degree and Minimum GPA
  • Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution
  • Bachelor’s degree in business is a plus, but not required (If you do not have an undergraduate degree in business or recent relevant experience, you will need to complete prerequisite modules.*)
  • Average GPA: 3.0 / Minimum GPA: 2.5
  • Applicants with a GPA of 2.49 and below can submit a GPA statement for conditional review
TranscriptsOfficial transcripts from all regionally accredited colleges and universities where degrees were conferred
Official GMAT/GRENo entrance exams required
*Prerequisite Coursework If you don’t have an undergraduate degree in business, you must have completed the following courses within the last five years with a grade of B or better, or have at least one year of experience in a relevant position:
  • Math & Statistics
  • Financial Accounting
  • Economics
  • Principles of Marketing
If you have not taken these courses, you may take a leveling course, available in each. Each module is $75 and you will need to complete the module before the corresponding graduate course during the degree.
Additional Requirements
  • Application fee: $40
  • A list of two references knowledgeable about your managerial and/or professional performance
  • A personal statement of one to two double-spaced pages describing your long-range professional and scholarly interests
  • A complete and current résumé

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International Students

In addition to the above, international students must meet the following requirements:

Proof of Secondary and Post-Secondary Graduation
  • Official copies or certified (true) copies or your original documents
  • If documents are not in English, a certified English translation must be provided
Official Credential Evaluation Report
  • OLLU does not evaluate international transcripts
  • Applicant must submit an official credential evaluation report from an OLLU-approved credential evaluation service
  • Please contact the International Admissions Office to receive a list of approved credentialing services
Affidavit of Support
  • Must be filled out by account holder for the financial documentation
  • Must be dated within six months of the date of application
  • Applicant will be held personally responsible for all expenses incurred while in school at OLLU, even if sponsored by another person or agency
  • Applicant will be required to prove financial ability to the United States Consulate for visa approval
  • As mandated by law, OLLU has no federal or state funds available for foreign students
English Proficiency
  • Applicants educated in a primary language other than English must present a TOEFL score of at least 550 on the paper test, or 213 on the computer-based test, or 79 on the internet-based test (iBT)
  • Score reports cannot be more than two years old, and official score reports must be sent directly to OLLU from ETS
  • Contact international admissions at for alternatives to the TOEFL

To learn more about application requirements for international students, please request more information or call us at 855-275-1082.

Transfer Credit

We accept up to six transfer credits from any regionally accredited institution. To inquire about credit transfers, request more information or call us at 855-275-1082.

When to Apply

OLLU’s MBA program has three start dates per year. To ensure you’re enrolled in time for your start date, apply now or call us at 855-275-1082.