Admission Criteria

Preferred admission qualifications vary based on the program and the specific program format. Applicants whose GPA or test scores fall below the preferred criteria may still be considered on a case by case basis.

  1.  A bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution of higher education.
  2. A minimum grade point average of 2.8 on a 4.0 scale on all undergraduate coursework.
  3. Scores from either the Graduate Management Admissions Test (GMAT) or the Graduate Record Examination (GRE) General Test. Applicants meeting certain work experience and education requirements may be considered for a GMAT/GRE Waiver.
  4. Demonstration of undergraduate-level competencies in Accounting, Economics, and Statistics.*
  5. Two (2) years post-baccalaureate or professional work experience. Applicants with less than two years of work experience will still be considered, but if admitted may be limited in the number of courses taken each term.
  1. A current junior (rising senior) in good standing at Campbell University.
  2. A minimum grade point average of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale on all undergraduate coursework.
  3. Scores from either the Graduate Management Admissions Test (GMAT) or the Graduate Record Examination (GRE) General Test. Applicants in the Business Fellows Program or Campbell University Honors Program may be considered for a GMAT/GRE Waiver.
  4. For Non-Business Majors and Non-Sport Management Majors Only: Completion of the Business Administration minor as demonstration of undergraduate level competencies in Business.**
  1. A bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution of higher education.
  2. A minimum grade point average of 2.8 on a 4.0 scale on all undergraduate coursework.
  3. Scores from either the Graduate Management Admissions Test (GMAT) or the Graduate Record Examination (GRE) General Test. Applicants accepted into the partner program may be considered for a GMAT/GRE Waiver.
  4. Demonstration of undergraduate-level competencies in Accounting, Economics, and Statistics.*
  5. Application and acceptance into the relevant partner program.
  1. Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution of higher education.
  2. A minimum grade point average of 2.8 on a 4.0 scale on all undergraduate coursework.
  3. Minimum of two (2) years of post-baccalaureate or professional work experience. Applicants with less than two years of work experience will still be considered, but if admitted may be limited in the number of courses taken each term.
  1. A bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution of higher education.
  2. A minimum grade point average of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale on all undergraduate coursework.
  3. Scores from either the Graduate Management Admissions Test (GMAT), the Graduate Record Examination (GRE) General Test, or a minimum score of 150 on the LSAT. Applicants meeting certain work experience and education requirements may be considered for a GMAT/GRE Waiver.
  4. Demonstration of undergraduate-level competencies in Accounting, Business Law, Corporate Finance, and Economics.*
  1. A bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution of higher education.
  2. A minimum grade point average of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale on all undergraduate coursework.
  3.  Scores from either the Graduate Management Admissions Test (GMAT), the Graduate Record Examination (GRE) General Test, or a minimum score of 150 on the LSAT. Applicants meeting certain work experience and education requirements may be considered for a GMAT/GRE Waiver.
  4. Twenty-one (21) hours of undergraduate accounting courses comprised of the following: six (6) hours of intermediate accounting and three (3) hours each of taxation, business law, audit, cost, and statistics. This requirement must be met by completing and passing undergraduate courses in each of the subject areas. Such courses may be completed at any accredited college or university.
  5. Demonstration of undergraduate-level competencies in Economics and Corporate Finance.*
  1. Must be a current student in the Master of Business Administration program, including the 4+1 MBA Program, and Dual Degree MBA Programs.

*Demonstration of Undergraduate-Level Competencies

Students seeking full standing admission to any of the School of Business Graduate Programs are required to have successfully completed the undergraduate prerequisite requirements listed for the degree for which they are applying. Applicants that have not met these requirements may still be admitted under a provisional acceptance, and are permitted to begin taking courses, but must complete the prerequisite requirements by the deadlines stated in the program admission acceptance letter.

Students may satisfy the prerequisite requirements by:

  • Completing and passing a three-credit undergraduate course in each of the subject areas. Such courses may be completed at any accredited college or university;
  • Obtaining the equivalent credit(s) by passing a competency exam such as CLEP, or;
  • Completing and passing the relevant non-credit, self-paced online prep course offered through the Campbell Business School. A score of 80% or more is passing. Students will have three opportunities to achieve this score. The fee for each course is $200. Students may sign up for courses by paying the relevant fee online through our Graduate Prerequisite Modules Payment Center. Once purchased, please email mba@campbell.edu. The Office of Graduate Programs will verify your payment and place your order once payment is confirmed.  You will then receive an email with a link to your module(s).

**4+1 MBA Program Non-Business Majors and Non-Sport Management Majors Only

Completion of the Business Administration minor. Students who complete a Campbell University BBA degree are considered to have met all of the necessary prerequisite course requirements for the MBA program whether or not they have completed the specific courses listed. Campbell’s BBA degree programs cover the common professional components related to these prerequisite courses.

The Graduate Program office can assist students in planning their prerequisite courses and adjust schedules accordingly. For additional information, please contact the Campbell University Graduate Program office at 910-814-4308 or mba@campbell.edu.