Ernest C. Trefz School of Business building
Admissions Requirements

Program Prerequisites

  • A bachelor’s degree, or its equivalent, from an accredited university or recognized international institution
    • Students are recommended to have undergraduate degrees in Economics, Information Systems, Management, Mathematics, or, Statistics but other undergraduate degrees are accepted with the appropriate preparatory coursework
  • Cumulative undergraduate grade point average of 3.0 or higher


Required Materials

  • University of Bridgeport Application
  • $50 application fee (non-refundable)
  • Official transcripts from every college or university where college credit was awarded
  • Two recommendation letters
    • Letters must be signed and come directly from employers, professors, or professional associates and describe your work ethic, academic or work experience, and why you would be a good fit for the University of Bridgeport’s M.S. in Analytics & Systems program
  • Personal statement
    • In 250 – 500 words, detail why you are seeking an MS in Analytics & Systems, how you expect to apply your degree to your professional career after graduation, and why you seek to pursue your degree through the University of Bridgeport
  • Professional Resume or CV
  • GMAT scores are required unless you have:
    • A cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher
    • 3+ years of Management Experience
    • 5+ years of Professional Experience
    • Professional certification such as CPA, CFA, CMA, CIA, or CFP
    • Completion of a master’s or doctoral degree from an accredited institution within 10 years of application



Completed application and all supporting documents must be received by:

  • December 1 for Spring I (January)
  • February 1 for Spring II (March)
  • April 1 for Summer I (May)
  • June 1 for Summer II (July)
  • August 1 for Fall I (September)
  • October 1 for Fall II (October)