Outdoor Industry MBA

Prerequisites & Admissions Criteria

Application Deadlines

To apply to the Accelerated Degree (3+2) program, please contact Dr. Scott Borden sborden@western.edu.

  • March 6, 2021: Priority Deadline to be considered for OIMBA Scholarships
  • April 6, 2021: Completed applications are due for Fall 2021
  • April 20, 2021: $250 Deposit Due

*GRE/GMAT/GMAC are NOT required for our program.

All admission requirements to the MBA Program will be evaluated on a case-by-case basis.

  • Ideal applicants will have:
  • More than three years of work experience
    • Applicants with significant work experience and less than the minimum GPA will be considered
    • Those with less than three years of work experience will be evaluated on a case-by-case basis
  • A bachelor’s degree in business-related studies is preferred. Applicants with other academic background will be considered on a case-by-case basis
  • A minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale is desirable
  • Demonstrated preparations for graduate-level courses in business

Provisional Admission: If an applicant applies without all of the requirements listed above, they may be reviewed for provisional acceptance. Students who enter the program without an academic business background will be provided a free bridge course through Western during the summer prior to their start.

International Students: Learn more on the International Graduate Students page.

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