Graduate School of Business

Admissions Requirements

 

How to Apply

  1. Graduate from a regionally accredited institution of higher education with a bachelor’s degree.
  2. Complete undergraduate course prerequisites or equivalents with a “C” or better. Persons who have not completed this requirement may be granted “conditional acceptance,” and after satisfactorily completing the required courses at Gardner-Webb University or elsewhere may be granted full admission. See below for required prerequisites by program.
  3. Present a minimum cumulative undergraduate grade point average (GPA) of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale for MBA, IMBA, MAcc or MWTM program on all undergraduate coursework completed on the last 64 hours of undergraduate or graduate work attempted.
  4. A completed application with a $40 non-refundable processing fee.
  5. Original transcripts from all institutions attended.
  6. Detailed resume of professional experience.
  7. Three confidential letters of recommendation on our standard form.
  8. If the applicant submits the GRE score, we will use the GRE® Comparison Tool for Business Schools available at:
     
    http://www.ets.org/gre/institutions/about/mba/comparison_tool
    A satisfactory GMAT or GRE score according to the Quantitative Acceptance Index (QAI) formula.
     
       QAI-GMAT:  [(GPA*200)+GMAT Score >= 950] 

    If the applicant submits the GRE score, we will use the GRE Comparison Tool for Business Schools available at: http://www.ets.org/gre/institutions/about/mba/comparison_tool.  



Admission Procedures

Applying for the Business Foundations Certificate is easy. Simply visit our Apply Now form and complete
the online application.


MBA and IMBA Prerequisites


Principles of Accounting I  (3 semester hours)
Principles of Accounting II (3 semester hours)
Financial Management (3 semester hours)
Principles of Marketing (3 semester hours)
Microeconomics (3 semester hours)
Macroeconomics (3 semester hours)
Microcomputers (or proficiency) (3 semester hours)
Statistics or Business Statistics (3 semester hours)
Management Science (3 semester hours)

MAcc Prerequisites


In addition to the above prerequisites, the MAcc Program requires:

Intermediate Accounting I (3 semester hours)
Intermediate Accounting II (3 semester hours)
Auditing (3 semester hours)
Accounting Information Systems (3 semester hours)
Cost Accounting (3 semester hours)
Income Tax (3 semester hours)

Master of Wealth and Trust Management Prerequisites

 

Principles of Accounting (6 hours)
Financial Management (3 hours)
Microeconomics (3 hours)
Macroeconomics (3 hours)
Principles of Marketing (3 hours)
Income Tax (3 hours)
CISS 300 (or Excel proficiency) (3 hours)