MBA Apply

Application Materials

  • Online graduate admissions application.
  • $50 non-refundable application fee  
  • Complete, official transcript documenting the award of a bachelor's degree and any graduate courses taken or degrees held. Please note that if you earned your degree from an institution outside of the United States, then your transcript(s) must be evaluated (please request a detailed evaluation). You may choose from one of the following four transcript evaluation companies: Center for Educational Documentation, World Education Services, North American Educational Group, or Educational Credential Evaluators. Transcripts and transcript evaluations can be mailed to our document processing center.  
  • Three references. Your references will be asked to submit their comments online via the online application. 
  • Official Graduate Management Admissions Test (GMAT) or Graduate Record Exam (GRE) scores from within the last five years. The GMAT or GRE is waived for applicants who already hold a master's degree or higher in a related field OR complete at least five of the six Graduate Certificate in Business courses and earn a graduate GPA at or above 3.5, with no less than a 3.0 in all courses.       
  • TOEFL or IELTS scores, if applicable. Please review our TOEFL/IELTS policy
  • Statement of purpose (500- to 1,000-words, double-spaced) addressing the following questions:
    -What factors in your personal and professional history have influenced you in the past and now lead you to seek admission to this program at Salem State?
    -What are your long-term professional goals, and how will this program help you meet them?
    -Is there any other information that you think would help the admissions committee to evaluate your application?

Additional Materials

  • Resume reflecting business/management/work experience.
  • International students should also submit a statement of financial support, copy of passport, and copies of I-20 forms (if applicable).

Application Deadlines

  • Applications accepted on a rolling basis and reviewed once complete.