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Part-Time MBA Admissions

Admissions information for the Part-Time MBA at Boler College of Business

Academic Qualifications
  • Two or more years of full-time professional work experience.
  • An undergraduate degree from an accredited institution with a minimum GPA of 2.8.
Application Deadlines

A completed application package must be submitted no later than 30 days prior to the start of the academic term. Applicants are admitted on a rolling basis, however, the following dates are recommended as program admission decisions are made on a competitive basis:

  • Fall: August 1
  • Spring: December 1
  • Graduate Assistantship Consideration: February 15
  • Summer: April 1 


Application Materials

The following documents are required to complete your application for review:

  • Application – APPLY TODAY.
  • Official transcripts from all colleges or universities attended.
  • Statement of Purpose – an essay titled, “Graduate business education: Enabling me to achieve my personal goals and become a leader.”
  • Current resume.
  • Letter(s) of Recommendation - letter(s) should comment on your academic achievements, managerial capabilities, and potential to flourish in a graduate business program.  One Letter of Recommendation is required however you may may submit up to three.
  • Official scores on the Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) or the Graduate Record Examination (GRE). There is no code required for the GMAT. The GRE requires code 1342.
  • Additional requirements for international students may be found here.

Students who apply to the Part-time Boler MBA program may request a GMAT/GRE waiver based on a variety of criteria, including:

  • Masters or other terminal degree from an accredited institution of higher education
  • High academic achievement – a baccalaureate degree with an undergraduate GPA of 3.5 or higher from an accredited institution of higher education
  • Professional business certifications such as a CPA, CFA, etc.
  • Progressive work or military experience of 4 or more years with demonstrated career growth.

Applicants must submit all other required application documents before a waiver will be officially granted. In addition, an admissions interview may also be required before a waiver is granted. The Admissions Committee reserves the right to request a standardized test score (GMAT or GRE) from any applicant.

Employer Reimbursement Program

The Employer Reimbursement Program (ERP) allows the student to pay 33% of the semester’s total tuition and lab fees initially and pay the remaining 66% within four weeks of the last day of final exams for the semester of enrollment. The Employer Reimbursement Program is open to part-time students only and the student must be eligible to participate in their employer’s tuition reimbursement program. For additional details, please visit the John Carroll University Cashier's Office website here.

Tuition, Scholarships, and Financial Aid

Information about Tuition, Fellowships, Graduate Assistantships, Scholarships, and Financial Aid may be found on the Boler website Tuition, Scholarships and Financial Aid.

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