Online business admissions at Marquette

With three opportunities to start each of our online MBA, online Master in Management and online Bachelor of Science in Business Administration programs offered every year, our online business school admissions process is designed to ensure all qualified students who wish to take their careers to the next level at Marquette may do so whenever they are ready

Read on for more information about applying to our graduate business programs, or visit the admission page for to learn more about the online Bachelor of Science in Business Administration.

Application deadlines for MBA and MiM

Term Priority deadlineFinal deadlineStart date
Spring 2022November 16, 2021January 4, 2022January 18, 2022

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Application requirements at the Graduate School of Management

Applicants to the online MBA and MiM programs are required to possess an undergraduate degree from an accredited college or university with a minimum GPA of 3.0 (on a 4.0 scale). To be considered for admission to the Graduate School of Management, applicants must submit the following materials:

  • Completed online application
  • $50 application fee
    • Waiver available if applicant attends an information session or is a Marquette University alum
  • GMAT or GRE score with an even distribution in the quantitative and verbal sections (waivers are available)
  • Unofficial transcripts may be submitted with your application; once admitted, official transcripts from past academic institutions will be required prior to registration
  • Resume
  • Personal statements (3) covering your career goals, your interest in the program and how the program will help you achieve your goals
  • Two letters of recommendation (optional)

International students applying to the graduate business programs at Marquette may be required to participate an admissions interview and must submit the following additional materials:

  • Two letters of recommendation (required)
  • Official TOEFL or IELTS score

International applicants to the online MBA program must also possess two years of full-time professional experience.

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Application checklist for online graduate business programs

Our application checklists are brief, one-page takeaways that help you successfully complete your application to the online MBA or MiM program at Marquette.


GMAT/GRE waivers

The online MBA and MiM admissions committees believe strongly that records of professional and academic excellence are good indicators of future success in the Graduate School of Management.

Online MBA applicants may request a waiver of the GMAT/GRE score requirement if they possess at least one of the following:

  • A terminal degree (PhD, MD, JD, DDS)
  • A master’s degree in a quantitative/STEM field (engineering, finance, mathematics, etc.)
  • An undergraduate GPA of at least 3.25 (on a 4.0 scale) and less than three years of work experience
  • An undergraduate GPA of at least 3.0 (on a 4.0 scale) and more than three years of work experience

Online MiM applicants may request a GMAT/GRE waiver if they possess at least one of the following:

  • A terminal degree (PhD, MD, JD, DDS)
  • A master’s degree in a quantitative/STEM field (engineering, finance, mathematics, etc.)
  • An undergraduate GPA of at least 3.0 (on a 4.0 scale)

Reach out to an Admissions Advisor with any question you may have about your potential eligibility for a GMAT/GRE waiver.

Provisional admission to the Graduate School of Management

We may offer provisional admission to exceptional applicants to the online MBA or MiM program who do not meet the minimum application requirements outlined above. This provisional admission is contingent upon completing 9 credits of coursework for one of the two graduate business programs with a minimum GPA of 3.0 and no individual grade lower than B-.

Speak to an Admissions Advisor for more information about eligibility and requirements associated with provisional admission to the Graduate School of Management.

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If you’re interested in completing your bachelor’s degree online, visit the Bachelor of Science in Business Administration Admissions page.

ADMISSIONS DEADLINES
Nov
16
Priority application deadline
November 16
Spring 2022 term
Jan
4
Application deadline
January 4
Spring 2022 term
Jan
18
Next start
January 18
Spring 2022 term
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