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Boise State University MBA candidates possess a high degree of motivation, professional work experience, strong managerial potential, and an aptitude for graduate study. Our MBA students come from diverse backgrounds, including engineering, social sciences, liberal arts, business, and healthcare.

A typical MBA candidate will:

  • Possess a bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution.
  • Have an undergraduate GPA of 3.00 or better.
  • Achieve a minimum score of 500 on the GMAT or 147/148 on the GRE.
  • Have at least two years of significant, full-time management experience showing management of people, budgets, or customer accounts, or professional experience such as a licensed Professional Engineer or CPA.