Application Requirements

Admission To The Program

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

1. University Application.

Complete the University Application

  • You may choose from the following: Online MBA (general degree), Online MBA - Finance, Online MBA - Human Resources.

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


Stanislaus State
Extended & International Education - MSR 180
1 University Circle
Turlock, CA 95382

3. Program Application:

Fall 2021 Online MBA Program Application

  • Three recommendations. Recommendations are accepted from faculty and/or other professional sources (current/past managers/supervisors, professional colleagues, etc.). 
  • Resume. Upload a reverse-chronological resume of your education and work experience. The resume should include job title, organization (nature of business), location, dates of employment, a summary of duties and responsibilities, and a description of the applicant's unit for each position held. 
  • Statement of Career Objectives: Write a three to four-page essay describing your bachelor's degree accomplishments, work experience, career goals, and how an MBA degree can help you achieve them. Send a draft of the Statement of Career Objectives to Kara Herrick, Analyst, for feedback prior to uploading it to the program application. See "Statement of Career Objectives Guide" below for formatting and content guidelines. Upon receipt of your complete application package, your essay will be sent to the admissions committee for consideration of a potential GMAT/GRE waiver.

​​Statement of Career Objectives Guide

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

  • Waiver maybe obtained with committee approval. See information on Statement of Career Objectives requirement. 

5. International student applicants. Visit the Office of International Education How to Apply webpage for additional requirements (including but not limited to TOEFL and transcript evaluation).

Application Deadlines

Fall 2021

  • Program Application: July 20, 2021. 
  • GMAT/GRE: Possibility of a waiver.  
  • University Application: July 15, 2021.