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Master of Business Administration: Admissions Requirements

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Submit official transcripts from the regionally accredited institution stating the conferral of a Bachelor’s degree or higher with an accreditor that is recognized by the U.S. Department of Education or a comparable degree from outside the U.S., with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 based on a 4.0 system.
Submit a personal statement with the following requirements:

  • The statement falls between 400 and 1000 words.
  • Includes a beginning (introduction), middle (body), and end (summary/conclusion).
  • This statement is original (no plagiarism) and reflective of the applicant’s experiences and traits. No outside work (citations and references) is allowed.
  • The submission is professional with no spelling, grammar, or sentence structure errors.
  • The statement should address the following:
    • Describe your employment history and why you are choosing to pursue a graduate degree at this time in your career.
    • Describe a personal and/or professional goal that you hope you will fulfill through earning your graduate degree.
    • Describe a past or present personal/professional experience that you believe positively influenced your potential to succeed in a graduate program.

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By filling out the form, you’ll:

  • Gain access to a dedicated enrollment counselor who is ready to answer all of your questions.
  • Take one more step towards achieving your career goals.

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International Students

If you are an international graduate student, the following steps help ensure that you have a smooth application process. Contact Concordia’s Office of International Student Services with questions or concerns.

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Submit official college transcripts from the institution granting your bachelor’s degree.
Complete an official credit evaluation of degree(s) earned at any non-United States institution. Evaluations must be from approved members of the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services.
Complete a Certification of Finances indicating the financial source for the expense of attending Concordia University. This form will be emailed with acknowledgement of application.
Submit Proof of English Proficiency.

Transfer Credit

Concordia University, St. Paul accepts up to 50% of program credits toward the online MBA degree. For those eligible, Concordia’s Transfer Plan partnership provides $2,000 in scholarships. If you have questions, contact our transfer staff in the Admissions Office at (855) 641-2525 or

When to Apply

Once you know you’d like to pursue an online education with Concordia University, St. Paul, you should request more information and apply as soon as possible. That way, you can gain access to our network of support and ensure that you are on the right track. The next start dates for undergraduate programs are September 6, 2022, and October 31, 2022. The next start date for graduate programs is September 6, 2022. Reach an enrollment counselor today at (855) 641-2525, and apply now.