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This will only take a moment.
The California State University, Monterey Bay Online MBA is an innovative program that helps current and aspiring business leaders learn how to start their own successful ventures and accelerate their careers. Welcoming a diverse student base of applicants from around the world, CSUMB offers an Online MBA program with no GMAT requirement, so all students who are passionate about business have the opportunity to obtain the degree that helps them succeed.
Applying for entrance into the CSUMB Online MBA program is simple.
A $3,000 scholarship is available to new enrollees in the Online MBA program. It is awarded automatically when the student completes the final academic term of the program, and it does not require any additional applications or requirements.
At CSUMB, we believe that entrance exam scores do not necessarily reflect an individual's ability to excel in our program. Instead, we look first and foremost for experience and motivation in our prospective students. That is why the GMAT, often an admissions requirement for traditional MBA programs, is not a requirement for our Online MBA.
Candidates considered for admission to the Online MBA program will be evaluated on the basis of the following documents and criteria:
For international students, we also require:
For more information, please view our graduate admissions requirements.
*The minimum required GPA will increase for fall 2021 to 2.90, and for fall 2022 to 3.0.
**Letters of recommendation must be uploaded to the online application by the deadline or your file will not be reviewed for that term.
After you apply, the MBA Admissions Committee will holistically consider the following information in evaluating your application:
Meeting the minimum admissions requirements does not guarantee automatic admission into the program.
*Letters of recommendation should be submitted via the online application system.
California State University, Monterey Bay
College of Business
Online MBA Program Admissions
123 N. Wacker Drive, Suite 2200
Chicago, IL 60606
All documents will be available for review by the MBA Admissions Committee and the CSU Monterey Bay Department of Admissions via the online Apply site.
For international students and those who have received their bachelor's degrees outside the United States, please see further instructions for International Applicants.
CSUMB pairs you with an Admissions Advisor, trained specifically in your program, to help you with the admissions process, track selection, online learning orientation and more so you stay on the path toward long-term success with your Online MBA program. Program faculty members also conduct ongoing advising on an as-needed basis. They maintain office hours that you can use to access appropriate course and academic advising in person, or via telephone or email.
For additional information or the CSU student complaint process, visit Accreditation and State Regulatory Authorizations.
The time is now to propel your business career to new heights. An evolving business landscape requires up-to-the-minute expertise to thrive, and with an Online MBA from CSUMB, you'll learn the most important skills and knowledge needed to be a leader in today's business world.
All students in the Online MBA program have the cost of their books included with tuition, and you may also qualify for our $3,000 tuition offset scholarship.
Are you ready to learn competencies that can help make you a business leader in your field? Get started with Online MBA admissions today online, or call us at 844-302-1424.
California State University is in the process of requesting state authorization for our distance education programs. However, at this time we cannot accept students from the following states: Alabama, Arkansas, Delaware, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Minnesota, New Hampshire, New Mexico, North Carolina, Ohio, Oregon, and Utah.