1. Application: To be admitted into the MBA graduate program, please fill out the online application.

2. Transcripts: Transcripts for Southwestern College graduates are on file. All other students should arrange for submission of official transcripts of all prior college/university coursework. Applicants must hold a recognized baccalaureate degree with a grade point average of 3.0 or higher (on a 4.0 scale).

You can order transcripts from prior college/university coursework online via the National Student Clearinghouse secure site:

3. Recommendations: Two confidential letters of recommendation using the recommendation form for graduate programs (at least one from a current or former employer or professor).

Email the link below to your two references and ask them to fill out the online form:

4. Essay: A written statement/essay of approximately 2-3 paragraphs is required addressing why you decided to enroll in the MBA graduate program. Explain how you hope to use this knowledge to further develop your career.

Submit your written statement electronically to

5. TOEFL: All international learners must show evidence of their English language ability by providing the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) report.  A score of 60 (PBT/paper test) or 70 (iBT/computer-based test) on the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) is considered the minimum acceptable for admission to this program.  

Applicants who hold bachelor's degrees from a U.S. institution or from an institution in another English-only speaking country will receive a waiver of the TOEFL. Applicants who are from native English-speaking countries are not required to take the TOEFL. 

A candidate’s file must be complete before an admissions decision may be made.  It is the responsibility of each candidate to provide all of the information requested above.  Candidates will receive an email stating their admission to their graduate program; subsequently they may enroll in their first class.


Telephone: (800) 846-1543 ext 6236

Financial Aid

Financial aid information for masters students is available on the Financial Aid site under the Professional Studies and Graduate programs section.

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