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Note: The next cohort will be admitted in fall, 2015.

Application Deadlines

Applications are reviewed three times per year.

Deadlines are as follows for classes beginning August 2015:

November 15, 2014
March 15, 2015
July 1, 2015

Application deadlines will not be waived. To be considered for the Doctor of Business Administration, applicants should download an application checklist and must submit the following materials:

Application Packet

Applicants should allow 7-10 business days for review once all required application materials are received and sent to the College of Management Graduate Admissions Committee. All application materials become the property of Metropolitan State University and are not returned. To be considered for full admission you must submit both parts of the application packet:

Part One

  • New! Online Application--You will use your MnSCU StarID to complete the application. If you don’t have a MnSCU StarID you will create one at the beginning of the application.
    • You are strongly encouraged to use the online application, but if you’d rather use the paper application, you can access it here.
  • Non-refundable application fee
    • Current fee of $20 is waived for graduates of Metropolitan State.
    • Pay online using the online application, or send check w/ paper application.
  • Official transcripts
    • Must show a baccalaureate degree or equivalent earned from a regionally accredited institution with grade-point average or narrative description describing courses completed.
    • Transcripts from ALL schools attended after high school and from any graduate or professional programs are required.
    • All transcripts from non-U.S. schools must be evaluated (course-by-course) by either ECE (preferred) or WES.
    • Electronic transcripts should be sent to graduate.studies@metrostate.edu
    • Paper transcripts should be send directly from the sending institution (preferred.)

Submit Part One to:
(If using paper application and if paper transcripts are being submitted.)

Graduate Studies Office Metropolitan State University

Mailing Address: Office Location:
1501 Hennepin Avenue
Minneapolis, MN 55403
13th Street and Harmon Place
MEC Building, Office M4003
Minneapolis Campus

 


Part Two

  • GMAT/GRE scores
    • Verifiable documentation of completion of GMAT quantitative, writing, and overall scores or GRE quantitative, verbal reasoning, and overall scores.
  • Current vita or resume
    • A vita documenting extensive professional work experience with significant responsibilities or significant full-time post-secondary teaching responsibilities.
  • Goals Essay
    • A double-spaced word-processed paper of approximately 1000 words.
  • Two professional references
    • Two reference letters, preferably one from a professional practitioner and one from an academic faculty member or administrator.

Submit Part Two to:

Graduate Studies Office
Metropolitan State University
New Main 206
700 East Seventh Street
Saint Paul, MN 55106


Part Three – International Students Only

In addition to parts one and two, international student applicants must provide:

  • Proof of English proficiency
    (must show a minimum TOEFL score of 600 paper or 250 computer)
  • Financial statement
  • Immunization records
  • Passport, visa, I-94, international home address and phone numbers

Visit International Student Services graduate admissions for part three details.

Submit Part Three to:
Graduate Studies Office Metropolitan State University

 

Mailing Address: Office Location:
1501 Hennepin Avenue
Minneapolis, MN 55403
13th Street and Harmon Place
MEC Building, Office M4003
Minneapolis Campus


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