Academics
UNCP Home Academics at UNCP Opportunities, Programs & Resources Opportunities & Programs Business Administration Program Mba Master Admission Requirements
  • FONT SIZE
  • A
  • A

Admission Requirements

The Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.) degree program is open to all students regardless of their undergraduate major. A GMAT threshold of 400 is required for consideration of an application to the program. Students are expected to demonstrate competence in calculus, communication skills, and computer related skills. All students entering the MBA program will have to complete, or show evidence of having completed, an undergraduate “Common Body of Knowledge” in Business and Economics. The courses listed below are considered essential to a fundamental understanding of modern business and management practices.

COMMON BODY OF KNOWLEDGE OR FOUNDATION REQUIREMENTS:
(SCH equals the semester credit hours for the course)

CBK SCH
OR
FOUNDATION SCH
         
Principles of Accounting
6.0
OR
ACC 5010 Foundations of Accounting
3.0
         
Principles of Finance
3.0
OR
FIN 5010 Foundations of Finance
3.0
         
Principles of Marketing
Principles of Mgmt.

3.0
3.0

OR
MGT 5010 Foundations of Marketing and Management
3.0
         
Principles of Economics
6.0
OR
ECN 5030 Foundations of Economics
3.0
         
Calculus, at least 3.0
OR
DSC 5010 Foundations of Analytical Methods 3.0
         
Quantitative Methods
6.0
OR
DSC 5050 Foundations of Business Statistics
3.0

 


TO APPLY:

The admissions process, for all students who wish to earn an MBA degree from UNC Pembroke, requires submission of the following documents:

  1. A completed, signed application form (opens in a new window) and $45.00 application fee.
  2. Three letters of recommendation from academic and professional references.
  3. Official GMAT* score reports from The Graduate Management Admission Council.
  4. Two official copies of your transcript from every academic institution at which you have earned undergraduate or graduate credits. Even if an undergraduate institution has posted previous work as transfer credit, official transcripts from the institution at which you took the course(s) are required.

*Minimum GMAT score for admission is 400.

Visiting Students

The application process for students who are enrolled in a graduate program at another institution and wish to take courses at UNCP to transfer back to their degree-granting institution requires:

  1. A completed application form (opens in a new window) and application fee
  2. A letter from your Dean or Program Director stating that you are in good-standing and authorized to enroll at UNC Pembroke to earn transfer credit. The letter should be directed to:

Sara C. Simmons, Acting Dean
School of Graduate Studies
UNC Pembroke
P.O. Box 1510
Pembroke, NC 28372


TESTING REQUIREMENTS

All students seeking admission into the Master of Business Administration (MBA) graduate degree program of The University of North Carolina at Pembroke are required to sit for the Graduate Management Admission Test, better known as "the GMAT."

At present, the GMAT is not offered at the University of North Carolina at
Pembroke. Please contact the Graduate Management Admission Council to find a testing location in your area.

Graduate Management Admissions Test
Educational Testing Service
PO Box 6103
Princeton, NJ 08541-6103
Tel: 1-800-GMAT-NOW (462-8669)
Web: www.gmat.org



REQUEST INFORMATION

To request information, visit the following link from the School of Graduate Studies Web site.