Ernest C. Trefz School of Business building

Admissions Requirements

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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 GPA of 3.0 or higher, or if below 3.0 - at least five years of relevant work experience


Required Materials

  • University of Bridgeport Application
  • The application fee will be waived for all students (graduate and undergraduate)​.
  • Official transcript for the last degree earned.  To be considered for a scholarship and prerequisite waivers, you must submit transcripts from each institution attended.
  • 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 MS 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
  • Résumé


International Applicants

Please consult the International Admissions requirements page here, or for specific queries, contact your admissions counselor here.



Completed application and all supporting documents must be received by:

  • December 1 for Spring I (January)
  • February 15 for Spring II (March)
  • April 15 for Summer I (May)
  • June 15 for Summer II (July)
  • July 15 for Fall I (September)
  • October 1 for Fall II (October)