How to Apply


Admission To The Program

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

1. University Application

Complete the University Application

  • Choose from the following options:
    • Online MBA general degree
    • Online MBA – Finance
    • Online MBA – Human Resource Management

2. Transcripts

One set of official transcripts from each college or university attended, other than Stanislaus State, must be sent to: 

Email: (email is preferred)


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

3. Program Application

Fall 2021 Online MBA Program Application

  • Three recommendation letters. Recommendations are accepted from faculty and/or other professional sources (current/past managers/supervisors, professional colleagues, etc.). Recommendation requests will be made directly through your MBA Program Application. If you have any questions, please contact the MBA Programs Coordinator at 
  • Resume. Upload a reverse-chronological resume of your education and work experience. The resume should include job title, organization (nature of business), location, dates of employment, a summary of duties and responsibilities, and a description of the applicant’s unit for each position held. 
  • Statement of Career Objectives. Write a three to four-page essay describing your bachelor’s degree accomplishments, work experience, career goals, and how an MBA degree can help you achieve them. Send a draft of the Statement of Career Objectives to Katrina Kidd, MBA Director, for feedback prior to uploading to the program application. See the link below “Statement of Career Objectives Example Template.docx’ for formatting and content guidelines. 

​​Statement of Career Objectives Example Template

4. Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) or Graduate Record Exam (GRE) score report

  • Suspended for Fall 2021

5. International Student Applicants

Visit the Office of International Education website for additional requirements (including but not limited to TOEFL and transcript evaluation).

Application Deadlines

Fall 2021

  • Program Application: October 1, 2020 – July 20, 2021
  • GMAT/GRE: Suspended for Fall 2021
  • University Application: October 1, 2020 – July 15, 2021