Admission Requirements

No Business Degree? No Problem.

Open to graduates with a degree in any major, this innovative program has no minimum requirements. *

Steps to Applying

You are encouraged to apply early. Priority consideration will be given to applications submitted before June 1. Applications will, however, continue to be accepted and considered for admission as space is available.

Step 1:

Complete the free online application.

Step 2:

Send in your official transcripts and GRE/GMAT* scores
to Florida Southern (school code: 5218)

The Office of Adult & Graduate Education
Florida Southern College
111 Lake Hollingsworth Drive
Lakeland, FL 33801
† If you have not yet taken the GMAT, we may be able to help cover the cost.
Step 3:

Submit a current résumé outlining your extra-curricular activities, honors and awards, and any work or internship experiences.

Step 4:

Prepare a personal statement for your expectations of a graduate program. Please include your personal and professional goals.

Step 5:

Submit three recommendation forms/letters of reference attesting to ethical character and suitability for the pursuit of an MBA degree. Among those forms or letters, one should be from a present or past employer.

* A combination of your GPA, your GRE or GMAT score and your previous work experience are used to determine admission to the program. GRE/GMAT requirements may be waived entirely.

Please Note: † Florida Southern College is a member of the Graduate Management Admissions Test Fee Waiver Program. This program has been designed to assist Master of Business Administration candidates. For more information about the program, please contact Maggie Kuhn at 863.680.5022 or

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Maggie Kuhn

Maggie Kuhn
MBA / MAcc Program Recruiter & Admissions Counselor

Dr. Nick Nugent

Nick Nugent, Ph.D.
MBA Program Director