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Business Administration, Master of Business Administration (Crosby MBA)

About the Crosby MBA

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.

Admission requirements

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.

International applicants to the Crosby MBA Program

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.

Minimum Language Requirements

Click here to view the minimum English language proficiency test scores

Deadlines for application to the Crosby MBA

Students can begin the MBA program in the Spring or Fall semester. Deadlines are as follows:

Spring Entry (Term beings in January)

  • International Applicants: October 1
  • Domestic Applicants: Round 1: October 1; Round 2: December 1; Final Deadline: December 15

Fall Entry (Term begins in August)

  • International Applicants: May 1
  • Domestic Applicants: Round 1: October 1; Round 2: December 1; Round 3: March 1; Round 4: May 1; Final Deadline: July 15

Required Application Materials

For the Graduate School

  • Completed Graduate School online application
  • Unofficial Transcripts- As part of the application submission process, all applicants are required to upload unofficial copies of all post-secondary transcripts to the online application. Official transcripts are only required if accepted by the academic program.
  • Official Results of English Proficiency Exams (International applicants only)

For the Crosby MBA Program

  • Trulaske Graduate Application (built into the Graduate School online application)
  • Résumé
  • One letter of recommendation
  • GMAT or GRE score
  • TOEFL or IELTS (for international students)