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Admissions Requirements

Program Prerequisites


  • A bachelor’s degree, or its equivalent, from an accredited university or recognized international institution
    • Depending on your undergraduate coursework, you may be required to complete up to 12 credits of preparatory coursework to successfully graduate from the 36-credit MBA program. This can be done online in the same format as the MBA coursework. Students with a strong academic record from an accredited business college may be able to waive equivalent preparatory foundation courses.
  • Recommended 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 school attended
  • Two recommendation letters
    • Letters must be signed and come from employers, professors or professional associates.
  • Personal statement
    • In 250 – 500 words, detail why you are seeking an MBA, 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
  • Resume
  • Official 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
    • Hold a professional certification such as CPA, CFA, CMA, CIA, or CFP
    • Have completed of a master’s or doctoral level degree from an accredited institution within 10 years of application

 

Deadlines


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)