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College of Business & Social Sciences
Master of Business Administration

Admission Requirements

Accreditation Status

The Master of Business Administration program is accredited by AACSB International – The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business.

Program Admission


Applicants must meet one of the following minimum requirements to be regularly admitted:

Any graduate or professional degree from a regionally accredited university


A cumulative undergraduate GPA of 3.0 (based on a 4.0 scale) from a regionally accredited university


A GPA of 3.0 in the last 60 plus hours of undergraduate and/or graduate coursework from a regionally accredited university.


Applicants must meet one of the following minimum requirements to be conditionally admitted:

Minimum cumulative undergraduate or graduate GPA of 2.5 (based on a 4.0 scale) from a regionally accredited university 

A GPA of 2.5 on the last 60 + hours of undergraduate/graduate coursework from a regionally accredited university 

Minimum formula score of 1000 (GPA x 200 + GMAT/GRE) 

With a GPA of 2.2 or higher, some candidates with 5 years of full time employment in a supervisory role in a relevant business position may qualify for a waiver of test scores.  These applicants would be evaluated by the MBA admissions committee. 

 International students must still submit a satisfactory score on the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) examination.           

Click here to download the application form from the ULM Office of Graduate Studies and to see how the application process works.


Program Requirements

Undergraduate courses  or  Graduate courses
ACCT 2030 Financial Accounting
ACCT 2020 Managerial Accounting  
ECON 2001 Macroeconomic Principles
ECON 2002 Microeconomic Principles  
FINA 3015 Business Finance BUSN 5002 Fundamentals of Business Statistics and Finance
QMDS 2010 Statistics and Quality Control  

Undergraduate course requirements can be met by:

a. Passing non-credit proficiency examinations in the foundation areas

b. Passing CLEP examinations for undergraduate credit OR passing ULM credit examinations in those subjects in which there are no CLEP examinations available

c. Completing the background courses with a grade of C or better