Application Requirements

Admission To The Program

Qualified applicants holding a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university may be admitted to the program.

1. University Application.  
Complete the University Application

  • You may choose from the following: MBA (general degree, MBA - Accounting, MBA - Business Analytics and MBA - Finance
  • Transcripts do not have to be entered in Cal State Apply application! Click on "I Am Not Adding Any College Transcripts" and follow instructions. 

2. Transcripts. One set of official transcripts from each college or university attended, other than Stanislaus State, must be sent to:

Stanislaus State
The Graduate School - MSR 120
1 University Circle
Turlock, CA 95382

3. Program Application.  

Spring 2020 MBA Application

Fall 2020 MBA Application

  • Three recommendations. Recommendations are accepted from faculty and/or other professional sources (current/past managers/supervisors, professional colleagues, etc.). Recommendation requests will be made directly through your MBA Program Application. If you have any questions, please contact the MBA Programs Office at 209-667-3280 or 209-667-3683.
  • Resume. Upload a reverse-chronological resume of your work experience. The resume should include job title, organization (nature of business), location, dates of employment, a summary of duties and responsibilities for each position held.
  • Statement of Career Objectives. Upload a 1-2 page essay describing your career objectives, including long and short-term career goals, and how an MBA degree can help you achieve them. 

4. GMAT or GRE. The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) or Graduate Record Exam (GRE) score report.

5. International student applicants. Visit the Office of International Education website for additional requirements.

  • All international degrees must be translated to English. Additional instruction and a list of evaluating agencies may be found at the Office of International Education website. 

Application Deadlines

Spring 2020

  • Program Application: August 1, 2019 - December 15, 2019
  • University Application: August 1, 2019 - November 30, 2019
  • GMAT or GRE: November 30, 2019

Fall 2020

  • Program Application: October 1, 2019 - July 31, 2020
  • University Application: October 1, 2019 - June 30, 2020
  • GMAT or GRE: April 30, 2020

If additional time is required, for the GMAT or GRE, contact MBA Coordinator, Claudia Manzo,