Business Administration, Executive
    104 Bidgood Hall, Box 870227, Tuscaloosa, AL 35487

Business Administration Executive MBA
 
 
 
Program Director(s): Donna Blackburn, (205) 348-8748
Application Contact: Cheryl Altemara, (205) 348-4501
Application Deadline: Huntsville Cohort - July 20, 2020 Tuscaloosa Cohort - October 19, 2020
Allow Admission with Permission to Continue?    Yes.
Allow Conditional Language Admission?   Yes.
Offer Accelerated Master’s Program (AMP)?   No.

Admission Requirements
Item Information
Application Fee
Required.
Statement of Purpose
In lieu of a traditional statement of purpose, applicant's must submit a document that answers the following admission questions in no more than two paragraphs each: 1) Thinking in terms of your legacy, how are you making an impact now and what will you do in the future to create your legacy? 2) In your opinion, what is the greatest challenge your industry will face in the future? What ideas do you have for dealing with this challenge? 3) Have you been a member of a team that struggled or failed to accomplish its goal? If so, what assessment did you make of the reasons for the failure? What would it have taken to make the team successful? Submit document in Statement of Purpose link.
Resume / CV
Required.
Letters of Recommendation
Two letters of recommendation: one from applicant's direct supervisor and one from applicant's organization/company. Questions regarding letters of recommendation should be directed to application contact.
Transcript
Please upload an unofficial transcript for any institution of higher education at which you have completed 15 or more credit hours. Official transcripts must be received prior to registering for classes. International applicants: please make sure that your transcript includes a grading scheme. All others: please include a grading scheme if your university does not use a letter-based (e.g. A, A-, B) grading scheme.
The minimum GPA to be considered: 3 (for regular admission). Students who do not meet these requirements, but who excel in other areas, may be considered for Admission with Permission to Continue.
Graduate Admission Test Scores
NOTE: During the COVID-19 crisis, admission test scores are not required for students applying for summer 2020, fall 2020, and spring 2021 admission. Unofficial GRE or GMAT scores required. Official scores must be submitted on admission (GRE School Code: 1830). The admission test score is waived for those holding a graduate degree at the time of enrollment or 5+ years of related work experience. A score of at least the 50th percentile on the Executive Assessment (EA) is also accepted.
The minimum score(s) to be considered for regular admission:
GRE: 300, GMAT: 500. Students who do not meet these requirements, but who excel in other areas, may be considered for Admission with Permission to Continue.
English Proficiency Test
NOTE: During the COVID-19 crisis we are accepting Duolingo scores (minimum of 105 for regular admission). Non-native speakers are required to submit unofficial TOEFL, IELTS, or PTE scores (official scores are submitted on admission) unless they meet at least one of the following criteria: 1) at the time of initial enrollment, they will hold a degree from a U.S. institution or an institution in one of the English speaking countries or regions in the link below; 2) at the time of initial enrollment, they will have been enrolled in coursework for at least two years at a U.S. institution or an institution in one of the English speaking countries or regions in the link below; 3) they are a citizen or legal resident of one of the English speaking countries or regions in the link below. https://graduate.ua.edu/prospective-students/international-admissions/
The minimum score(s) to be considered for regular admission:
TOEFL: 79, IELTS: 6.5, PTE: 59.
InterviewAn applicant interview is required. To arrange interview email or call application contact for EMBA.

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