Graduate Business Programs
Frequently Asked Questions
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Yes, please call us at 559.278.2107 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org to schedule an in-person, phone or Zoom appointment with our advisor.
You can, but you will be taking a risk. The Cal State application functions on a different time zone and may shut down earlier than anticipated on the deadline date. We recommend that you submit your application ahead of the deadline.
You will not submit the Cal State application until you have submitted these initial items and have been accepted to the EMBA program. If you submitted a Cal State application too soon, please contact our office.
The acceptance rate is about 30 to 60 percent and varies by year. We encourage you to apply regardless of our acceptance rate.
Depending on when you submitted your application, it can take one to three months to find out if you have been accepted into the program.
Applicants may waive the GMAT if they meet one of the following criteria:
- They possess a bachelor's degree in Business Administration from Fresno State with a cumulative GPA of 3.2 or higher.
- They possess a master's degree in any discipline from an accredited, domestic university.
GMAT waivers will not be granted for any reasons that differ from the ones stated above. We will determine whether you meet our eligibility requirements upon receipt of your transcripts.
Yes, we accept the GRE; however, we do measure your score by a different scale. We highly recommend that you take the GMAT as it makes you a more competitive applicant.
We accept letters of recommendation from employers and/or professors.
Yes, international applicants will need to submit TOEFL or IELTS scores in order to be considered for the EMBA program.
No, our office will be able to access your transcripts on our computer system.
No, the MBA is a general degree. However, you may take electives in your field of interest.
Yes, our MBA courses are offered in the evenings, and some of them are offered online. Our EMBA courses mostly take place on Saturdays.
You must take nine units (three classes) to be considered a full-time graduate student.
If you have graduated with a bachelor's degree in Business Administration from the Craig School of Business, you have already fulfilled some or all of your prerequisite requirements for the MBA degree. If you attended a different university, then we will determine if your credits will transfer upon receipt of your transcripts.
Yes, we encourage our MBA students to participate in Summer Study Abroad. In January or February of each year, we release details on Summer Study Abroad to our students.