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Executive MBA: Admission Requirements

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DegreeBachelor’s degree
Minimum GPAA minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher (preferred)
Work ExperienceA minimum of five years of work experience
TranscriptsOfficial copies of all undergraduate and graduate college transcripts
Additional Requirements
  • Personal essay describing academic objectives
  • Current résumé or curriculum vitae (CV)
  • Two letters of recommendation that address your leadership potential and ability to succeed in graduate-level work

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International Students

International students must also meet the following requirements:

English Language Proficiency*SAT, ACT, TOEFL or IELTS scores to verify English proficiency
Official Transcript EvaluationOfficial evaluation by a current member organization of the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES)
You can find the list of current members at Please request that the evaluation company send the official evaluation report directly to Carlow University.
PassportCopy of passport can be emailed to
Notarized Affidavit of Support FormAll affidavits of support must be accompanied by an official/notarized bank or employer’s statement and must show evidence that the amount pledged is available. If a student has more than one sponsor, each sponsor must submit a Carlow notarized affidavit with accompanying statement. Bank statements should be no older than six months.

*If you have earned at least 24 or more credits with a “C” or better from an accredited U.S. college or university (excluding ESL courses), you may be exempt from submitting test scores.

Transfer Credit

Carlow’s online E-MBA program features a flexible transfer credit policy. Find out more about transferring credits by requesting information.

When to Apply

We offer three start dates a year, so it’s always a good time to submit your application. If you’re ready to take the next step on your journey with Carlow, apply today.