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Admissions Requirements

Applicants for the Master of Business Administration must meet the following admission requirements:

  • Possess an earned baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited institution in the U.S. or other recognized institution from another country.
  • Be employed or actively involved in a position that has enough responsibility to be suitable for an action learning project.
  • Have a minimum grade point average of at least 3.0 in the last 60 hours of undergraduate work.
  • In addition, the Graduate Management Admission Committee will review the following criteria as it strives to take a holistic view of the applicant in order to determine the likelihood of success in the Master of Business Administration program. Applicants only have to meet one of the following
    • A minimum of twelve (12) undergraduate credit hours with a minimum grade of "B" in any of the following: Accounting, Finance, Statistics, and/or Economics
    • A Graduate Management Admissions Test (GMAT) Score of 525 or above
    • An earned Master's degree from a college or university accredited by a regional accrediting body
    • A minimum of two years of significant, substantive managerial/leadership experience that may be evidenced through resume review and/or applicant interview.
  • Submit evidence of sufficient strengths in both quantitative and qualitative skills or experience. 

Application Materials

Applicants for the Master of Science in Management and the masters of Business Administration must submit the following admission materials:

  1. Program application

2. Writing sample based on the following prompt:

Please provide a 1,000 - 1,500-word essay that discusses a difficult situation you have faced and how you used your strengths and expertise to succeed in spite of the challenge. What did you learn from the experience? How has what you learned shaped your current thinking, behavior, and goals?

3. Up-to-date resume or curriculum vitae

4. Official transcripts from all academic institutions attended

Your writing sample and resume can be e-mailed to or mailed with your official transcripts to:

Greenville University Admissions Office
 315 E. College Avenue
 Greenville, IL 62246


International Students Must Also:

  • Submit a copy of your passport
  • Submit transcripts to WES for verification—contact Amber Henrichsmeyer at 618-664-6845 for any questions.
  • TOEFL—posted 79-88 
  • IELTS—posted 6.5
  • Once we receive your deposit, the International Admissions Counselor issues an I-20 for you to schedule an appointment with the US Embassy to apply for a visa.
  • Pay your SEVIS fee before this appointment. For more information, visit the Department of Homeland Security website.

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Tuition and Fees:


Completion Time:

One Year 

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