Frequently Asked Questions

  1. Do I have to have an undergraduate degree in Business to apply to the MBA?
    • No, an undergraduate in any discipline is acceptable. However, students who have not taken undergraduate courses in in accounting, economics, and statistics prior to application to the program will be required to take such courses or will be required to demonstrate competency in these areas by examination.

  2. What educational requirements are needed to apply to the MBA program?
    • An undergraduate in any discipline is acceptable. However, students who have not taken undergraduate courses in in accounting, economics, and statistics prior to application to the program will be required to take such courses or will be required to demonstrate competency in these areas by examination.

  3. Is work experience required to apply to the MBA program?
    • No, but on your application you are encouraged to indicate any leadership or internship experience.

  4. How long does it take to complete the degree?
    • 18 months as a full-time graduate student.

  5. How many credit hours are required to be a full-time graduate student?
    • 9 credit hours

  6. What is the length of each class?
    • Most online classes in the MBA program are 8 weeks in duration. The hands-on modular courses that comprise the Lean Emphasis vary in the number of face-to-face meetings required. The number of days required for each course in each module is shown in the curriculum outline found on the website.

  7. What are the admissions requirements for the MBA?
    • You must have completed an undergraduate degree program (any major) from a regionally accredited college or university.
    • You must have course work in or demonstrate proficiency in economics, accounting and statistics.
    • You must take the GRE or GMAT.
      • GRE/GMAT WAIVER
      • In order to be considered for admission to the MBA Program without submission of a GRE or GMAT score, you must meet the following qualifications:
      • Earned a 3.0 (on a 4.0 scale) undergraduate cumulative GPA or higher
      • Achieved a grade of B or better in at least two college-level quantitative courses (algebra or higher)
      • Have a minimum of 4 years of post-baccalaureate work experience
  8. What is the admissions process for the MBA?
    • You must submit official transcripts of previous college work.
    • A provisional admissions decision may be made based on your college GPA and coursework.
    • Before a final admissions decision is made, you must take and submit GRE or GMAT scores to LWC Online at lindseyonline@lindsey.edu.