About this course
Purdue University Northwest’s College of Business offers a strong Master of Business Administration (MBA) program. The impassioned professors, the convenient proximity to Chicago (our nation’s third largest metropolis), and the unique areas of specialization the program offers make PNW’s MBA the perfect fit for aspiring business men and women the world over.
The curriculum provides an opportunity to gain an understanding of, and develop useful managerial skills in, each of the major functional areas of management. Students who successfully complete the AACSB accredited program will have developed enhanced skills and competence to make efficient and effective managerial decisions. AACSB Accreditation represents the highest standard of achievement for business schools worldwide. Less than 5% of the world’s 13,000 business programs have earned AACSB Accreditation. AACSB-accredited schools produce graduates that are highly skilled and more desirable to employers than other non-accredited schools.
- Online application for Admission to the Purdue University Graduate School. A graduate application fee is payable upon submission of the online application.
- Three letters of recommendation. Recommendations must be submitted electronically as part of the online application. Enter the recommender’s name and email address into the application. An electronic evaluation will be emailed directly to your recommender with a unique link. Once your recommender has completed the evaluation/recommendation form, you will be notified via email.
- A statement written by yourself referring to past supervisory experience, as well as your career goals and aspirations. Specifically discuss both your preparedness and motivation for choosing this program.
- A current resume must be uploaded into the application.
- An official transcript from each educational institution of higher education attended. Electronic transcripts must be sent directly from the University to our Graduate Office at Grad@purduecal.edu.
- A Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) score of 500 or higher. You may register for the GMAT and find tips for preparation for the exam at www.mba.com. Students can register as non-degree seeking and attend up to twelve credit hours of courses while preparing for the GMAT. Once the student has met the GMAT requirements, the credits will be applied towards a degree.
- The Graduate School accepts valid TOEFL scores earned through the paper-based test and Internet-based test. Institutional TOEFL scores (ITP) are not accepted. The minimum paper-based test score required for admission is 550. The minimum Internet-based test scores required for admission are the following:
- Writing 18
- Speaking 18
- Listening 14
- Reading 19
- Total 77