The Concordia University Master of Business Administration (MBA) program creates ethical, transformational servant leaders who have a vision for the betterment of business and society. Through effective decision making in an increasingly complex, competitive, and technological world, these leaders will be able to utilize the tools they gain from the program to create lasting change.

Note: We will review an application for admission once it is complete. (On-campus classes begin once a semester. Online classes have one to two starts a semester.) If interested, please contact your admission counselor for additional information about your options.

Admission Requirements

  • Online application
  • Letter of Intent - (one to two pages) that answer the following questions:
    • How will earning an MBA assist you in achieving your professional goals?
    • Why do you feel you will be successful in the program?
    • What do you think your biggest challenges will be in pursuing your MBA?
  • Professional résumé  (Two years of work experience is strongly preferred: Please include all relevant salaried and volunteer experiences, with dates)
  • bachelor's degree or higher from a regionally accredited school
  • A GPA of 3.0 or better in undergraduate or graduate coursework.
  • Official transcripts from the institution from which you earned a bachelor's, or higher, degree
    OR
    Transcript Release Form: This allows Concordia to request these transcripts on your behalf
    Note: If you are submitting transcripts from an institution outside of the United States you will need to have them evaluated by one of our transcript evaluation partners.
  • Admission Interview: Once your file is complete, you may be contacted to set up an interview with the School of Management

Additional Requirements

Applicants who fall below the minimum requirements may be considered for conditional admission.  Such applicants, as well as some CA residents, may be required to submit additional materials for evaluation, including letters of recommendation and/or GMAT/GRE/BCTST test results.

View Admission Requirements for the JD to MBA Program

Priority Application Deadlines

Spring start deadline: November 1

Fall start deadline: June 1

Applicants’ files are reviewed as they are completed so we encourage candidates to apply as soon as possible. We will continue to accept quality candidates until the cohort is full. Once a cohort reaches its maximum, a waitlist will be created.

Cohorts begin in the spring (early January) and the fall (late August).

International Applicants

International students must complete the Statement of Financial Guarantee.

Applicants educated in an institution where English is not the language of instruction are required to submit official score results for TOEFL (Internet-based test score of 80 or paper-based test score of 550), IELTS (6.5), or MELICET 79.

Exception: International students whose undergraduate education took place in Australia, Canada (English-speaking provinces), the United Kingdom, Ireland, New Zealand, or the U.S. are exempt from this requirement. Students born in one of these countries yet educated elsewhere are still required to satisfy the English proficiency requirement.

Submit your application materials

Please make sure your first and last names appear on all of your application materials. You may submit your materials (preferably in one packet) in one of the following methods:

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