How to Apply

Overview

Admission to the Executive MBA Program

Qualified applicants holding a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university may be admitted to the program.

1. University Application

Application to our graduate program at Stanislaus State requires the submission of separate applications to the University and to the EMBA Program.  In this first step, applicants must apply to the University as a graduate student.  Please complete and submit your University Application by the published deadline.

2. Transcripts

Please request and have submitted one official transcript from EACH university and college you have attended by the published deadline. This includes documentation of professional development education.

(Note: Stanislaus State Alumni, who have not attended elsewhere since graduation, do not need to submit new transcripts.)

Email: EIEtranscripts@csustan.edu (email is currently preferred)

OR

Mail To:
Stanislaus State
Extended and International Education – MSR 180
1 University Circle
Turlock, CA 95382

3. Program Application

Applicants need to fully complete and submit an EMBA Program Application by the published deadline.  The Program Application requires the following information be included or uploaded as an attachment:​

  • Two recommendations. Within the application, applicants are required to list a minimum of two names and the email addresses of faculty and/or other professional sources (current/past managers or supervisors, professional colleagues, etc.) who can address work performance & proficiency, graduate program readiness, potential for leadership and other personal qualities that demonstrate academic and professional promise.  They will receive an email from the University providing instructions and a link to upload their recommendation.
  • Resume. Please upload a reverse-chronological resume of your work experience and educational achievements. The resume should include job title, organization (nature of business, gross sales/revenues, number of employees), location, dates of employment, a summary of duties and responsibilities, and a description of the applicant’s organizational unit (size, scope, budget, personnel, and reporting relationships) for each position held.
  • Statement of Career Objectives: Applicants need to upload a 1-2 page essay describing their work experience, professional objectives, including long and short-term career goals, and how earning an MBA degree supports the achievement of their goals.

4. Admission Interview

After review of completed application portfolios, viable program candidates will be identified and contacted to schedule an interview. Applicants should be prepared to discuss their professional experience, as well as their academic and career goals.  Final admission decisions will be made following the interview process.

Suspended for Fall 2022

International Student Applicants

All students with coursework from countries other than the United States need to have academic credentials evaluated by an approved organization.  For additional information on TOEFL, IELTS and/or other requirements, contact the Office of International Education

Suspended for Fall 2022