Admission to graduate programs requires a bachelor’s degree or equivalent from a regionally accredited or internationally recognized college or university. Some programs may have additional requirements.
Admission to the School of Business graduate program is granted only to those with a high promise of success in graduate business study. The School of Business recognizes that many factors determine a person’s potential. Consequently, the School adopts a comprehensive application review by taking into consideration all aspects which support the candidate’s admission. The Admissions Committee evaluates undergraduate preparation, entrance exam scores, managerial work experience, community service and motivation.
The documents required for submission include:
Transcripts. Official college and/or university transcript attesting to the receipt of a bachelor’s degree or equivalent from a regionally accredited college/university or a listed international institution and your cumulative undergraduate Grade Point Average (GPA).
Recommendations. Two letters of recommendation that directly address the applicant’s potential for study at the graduate level and for a successful career in business.
Resume. All applicants must submit an updated professional resume. The resume needs to outline relevant work experience and, where applicable, include detailed information on managerial roles.
Statement of Purpose. The statement of purpose is an essay where applicants have the opportunity to express why they wish to pursue graduate studies in business and the desired career path. The Admissions Committee in the School of Business asks of all applicants to be thoughtful and succinct when writing the statement of purpose. Applicants are welcome to include, if applicable, a detailed description of the applicant’s business or management experience, preferably in positions of significant or increasing responsibility.
GMAT Score.The Graduate Management Admissions Test (GMAT) is a standardized exam, delivered in English, which helps business schools assess the qualifications of applicants for advanced study in business and management. The GMAT exam is scored out of 800 and it does not require previous knowledge of business subjects. The GMAT is offered throughout the year in the United States and regularly in most other countries. Applications are available from the Educational Testing Service, Princeton, NJ 08541, from the Graduate Admissions Offices at Barry, or by visiting the GMAT official website (www.mba.com). Please use code NGR-DG-33 to send your scores to Barry University. The GMAT is required for those applicants who:
- Have little managerial-level experience.
- Want to be considered for the merit grant or scholarship.
- Wish to apply for a graduate assistantship
Admission Interview. The Admissions Committee may require an interview.