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Program Coordinator: 
Paul Ambrose
HH 4300D 
Phone: (262) 472-4816 
Email: ambrosep@uww.edu

Finance

To qualify for admission to a degree program in good standing, you must have:

  1. A baccalaureate or higher degree from a regionally accredited institution.
  2. At least a 3.0i overall grade point average in all the graduate work previously completed at UW-Whitewater, with no grades of I or IP pending.
  3. One of the following:
    • At least a 2.75 overall grade point average in the undergraduate degree program, or
    • At least a 2.90 grade point average in the last half of the undergraduate degree program, or
    • A master's degree or higher from an institution regionally accredited at the corresponding graduate level, or
    • At least 12 credits of graduate work completed on a regular grade basis at UW-Whitewater.

All grade point averages are on a 4.00 basis.

Admission to a master’s business degree program requires an applicant to:

  1. Meet the UW-Whitewater graduate admissions policy, and
  2. Satisfy one of the following
    1. Earned an AACSB accredited undergraduate business degree with a 3.0 GPA or higher, or
    2. Earned an undergraduate degree with a 3.5 GPA or higher, or
    3. Have at least 4 years of professional work experience and an undergraduate degree with a 3.0 GPA or higher, or
    4. Have 7 or more years of professional work experience, or
    5. Served or serving in the US Military with qualified active duty, or
    6. Earned a graduate degree from a regionally accredited US or an equivalent institution, or
    7. Hold a College of Business and Economics approved professional certification, or
    8. Completion of the Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) or Graduate Record Exam (GRE)* with
      • A composite score of at least 1100 based on the formula:
        (GMAT Score) + [200 X (overall undergraduate grade point average based on a 4-point scale)], or
      • A composite score of at least 1150 based on the formula:
        (GMAT Score) + [200 X (last half of undergraduate grade point average based on a 4-point scale)], or
      • A composite score between 950 – 1100 for consideration for probationary admission
      • * GRE scores are converted to a comparable GMAT Score
  3. A Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) paper score of at least 550, or a computer score of at least 213, an Internet score of at least 79, or an IELTS score of 6 for students from countries where English is not the native language.
  4. Exceptions to the admission requirements may be made on a case-by-case basis.
  5. Due to increasing enrollments, admission may be limited despite fulfillment of the aforementioned entrance requirements

International Students

If you are a student from a country where English is not the native language, you will also need to supply results for the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) or the International English Language Testing System (IELTS). A TOEFL score of 550 paper, 213 computer, or 79 internet-based, or an IELTS score of 6.0 is required for admission.

Exceptions

Exceptions to the admission requirements may be made on a case-by-case basis. Due to competitive enrollments, admission may be limited despite fulfillment of the entrance requirements shown here.