Crosby MBA candidates come from all backgrounds, including science, engineering, liberal arts, journalism, business and health-related fields. There are no prerequisite courses. However previous courses in accounting, statistics and finance are helpful. Please contact us for online resources and classes to help you gain knowledge in these subject areas, if interested. Our admission standards are high and the curriculum is rigorous. The Crosby MBA program is AACSB accredited, nationally recognized and highly ranked by U.S. News America’s Best Graduate Schools, Forbes, Princeton Review, and The Wall Street Journal.
Factors considered in the admissions decision include post-graduation work experience; professional internships and/or co-ops; leadership, community involvement and service; quality of undergraduate work (GPA) and rigor of coursework; competitive score on the GMAT or GRE and career focus and self-awareness demonstrated in question responses and interview. A baccalaureate degree in any discipline from an accredited school is required. Interviews by invitation will also be conducted. See the Crosby MBA website to apply.
Applications are similar to those for domestic students, but an international student whose native language is not English is required to present an acceptable score on either the TOEFL or the IELTS.
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Arrange to have your official scores sent directly to the University of Missouri – code is 6875. Include your scores in the “Test Information” section of the Graduate School online application. Admitted international students are often encouraged to participate in the University’s Intensive English Program to strengthen their preparation for the MBA coursework. Please visit the MU Graduate School website for additional international applicant information, including the English Language testing requirement.
Students can begin the MBA program in the Spring or Fall semester. Priority deadlines are as follows:
Spring Entry (Term beings in January)
Fall Entry (Term begins in August)
Please see our website for detailed instructions about how to complete the required Graduate School online application and how to submit the above documents.