Admissions 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

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. Please include the month and year for all work and internship experiences listed.

Step 4:

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

Step 5:

Submit one recommendation form or letter 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.

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If you seek a high-quality MBA program that will prepare you for success in today’s global marketplace, and demand more from yourself.

Apply Today!

Application Deadlines for 2015 – 2016 Academic Year

Due Date For Decision Date Enrollment Deposit Due
November 15, 2014 Early Admissions (January Start) - 24 month program December 3, 2014 December 19, 2014
February 9, 2015 First-round fall entry applicant deadline February 27, 2015 April 25, 2015
March 16, 2015 Second-round fall entry applicant deadline March 31, 2015 April 25, 2015
April 13, 2015 Third-round fall entry applicant deadline; Deadline for applicants interested in Graduate Assistantships April 30, 2015 June 1, 2015
June 1, 2015 Final-round fall entry applicant deadline June 15, 2015 June 30, 2015
After June 1, 2015 Applicants will be accepted as space permits Rolling August 1, 2015

* A combination of your GPA, your GRE or GMAT score and your previous work experience are used to determine admission to the program. Do you already hold an advanced degree? Was your undergraduate business degree from an AACSB-accredited institution? If so, the GRE/GMAT requirements may be waived entirely.

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Maggie Kuhn

Maggie Kuhn
Assistant Director of Adult & Graduate Admissions

Dr. Chuck DuVal

Chuck DuVal, Ph.D.
MBA Program Director