Admission Requirements

Professional MBA students are a diverse group of highly motivated individuals, representing a wide range of professions and educational backgrounds.

To qualify for admission, you must demonstrate the ability to handle the academic rigor of the program and maintain a letter "B" average.

Professional work experience:

  • Professional work experience is preferred, and there are no mimimum years of work experience required.

Academic preparation:

  • Applicants for admission to the Professional MBA program must hold a bachelor’s degree or its equivalent from an accredited college or university.
  • Applicants with an undergraduate major or minor in a quantitative major are not required to take the GMAT or GRE if their GPA is at least 2.8.
  • Applicants without a major/minor concentration in a quantitative major are not required to take the GMAT or GRE if their GPA is at least a 3.0.

Required Documentation:

  • Online Graduate Application
  • Non-refundable $50 Application Fee
  • Personal Statement
  • Official transcripts of colleges or universities with a degree conferred
  • Resume
  • Official GMAT or GRE scores (dependent on GPA). The GMAT code is: 3HX-9C-97. The GRE code is: 8798.

International Applicants:

Please mail all hard copy application materials to:

Saint Mary’s College of California
Office of Admissions
1928 Saint Mary's Road
PMB 4800
Moraga, CA 94575

You can email documentation directly to Graduate Business at smcmba@stmarys-ca.edu. Note that we do require official test scores and transcripts.

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