MBA - Admissions


Master of Business Administration admission requirements:

  • Possess an earned baccalaureate degree from an accredited institution in the U.S. or other recognized institution from another country.
  • Be employed or actively involved in a paid or volunteer position that has enough responsibility to be suitable to successfully complete a capstone project.
  • Have a minimum grade point average (GPA) of at least 3.0 on a 4.0 scale in the last 60 hours of undergraduate work.


Admission materials to submit:

1. Program application

2. Writing sample based on the following prompt:

  • Please provide a 1,000 - 1,500 word essay that discusses a difficult situation you have faced and how you used your strengths and expertise to succeed in spite of the challenge. What did you learn from the experience? How has what you learned shaped your current thinking, behavior, and goals?

3. Up-to-date resume or curriculum vitae

4. Official transcripts from all academic institutions attended

Your writing sample and resume can be e-mailed to or mailed with your official transcripts to:

  Greenville College Admissions Office
  315 E. College Avenue
  Greenville, IL 62246

In addition, the Master of Business Administration Admission Committee will review the following criteria as it strives to take a holistic view of the applicant in order to determine the likelihood of success in the Master of Business Administration program.

  • A minimum of twelve (12) undergraduate credit hours with a minimum grade of "B" in any of the following: Accounting, Finance, Statistics, and/or Economics


  • A Graduate Management Admissions Test (GMAT) indicating sufficient aptitude for success in an MBA program


  • An earned Master's degree from a college or university accredited by a regional accrediting body OR
  • A minimum of two years of significant, substantive managerial/leadership experience that may be evidenced through resume review and/or applicant interview.

The decision of the Master of Business Administration Admission Committee will be final.

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