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:

Spring 2022 Online MBA Program Application 

Fall 2022 Online MBA Program Application 

  • Three recommendations. Recommendations are accepted from faculty and/or other professional sources (current/past managers/supervisors, professional colleagues, etc.). Applicants will make recommendation requests through the program application. If a recommendation has been provided prior, contact the MBA Coordinator. 
  • 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. 

​​Statement of Career Objectives Guide

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

  • Possibility of a waiver based on target grade point average (GPA) of 2.8 in last 60 semester units, 90 quarter units, or overall GPA. Visit the Admission Requirements webpage for additional details. 

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

Application Deadlines

Spring 2022

  • University Application: August 1 - November 30, 2021.
  • Program Application: August 1 - December 5, 2021. 
  • GMAT/GRE: Possibility of a waiver based on GPA. 

Fall 2022

  • University Application: October 1 - July 10, 2022. 
  • Program Application: October 1 - July 15, 2022. 
  • GMAT/GRE: Possibility of a waiver based on GPA.