The typical MBA candidate is expected to have a working knowledge of the fundamentals of business including management, quantitative decision-making, accounting, finance, and the current business environment. There are three admission pathways in which an applicant may apply to the program.
All domestic applicants must hold a baccalaureate degree from a four-year college or university accredited by a regional accrediting association.
The criteria to apply for the traditional track are as follows:
The criteria to apply for the executive track are as follows:
National Certificate Track
The criteria to apply for the National Certificate track are as follows:
For any questions regarding the application process, please contact the MBA office at MBA@csub.edu or (661) 654-2780.
The application process for the above three tracks is as follows:
2. Send a complete packet of information containing the following:
This should be sent to:
School of Business and Public Administration
Attn: MBA Coordinator
9001 Stockdale Hwy., 20 BDC/120
Bakersfield, CA 93311-1022
3. Fulfill any prerequisite requirements
All MBA applicants will be expected to demonstrate competency in the following areas identified as program prerequisites.
Competency can be established by any one of the following:
Standardized Testing Information
The MBA program requires that you take either the GMAT or the GRE as part of the admissions process. The minimum GMAT score required regardless of GPA is a 500. For more information on the GMAT, please visit www.mba.com. The minimum GRE scores are 148 verbal and 149 quantitative. For more information on the GRE, please visit www.ets.org.
Individuals entering under the Executive track or National certification are exempt from the testing requirements unless otherwise advised.