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JBU's graduate business programs will prepare you to navigate complex business situations and make decisions that not only lead to greater profits but also the greater good. We are passionate about developing world-changing business leaders of competence, character and conscience.
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Admission requirements for business programs
In addition to general admission requirements, applicants to the graduate business programs must have:
- An undergraduate GPA of 2.75 or higher (4.0=A).
- Undergraduate coursework in finance, accounting, statistics, and economics (only needed to enroll in the 36-credit hour MBA).
- No entrance exam is required.
- NOTE: For the MBA in Accounting, students will need the following additional pre-requisites: Intermediate Accounting I and II and a Federal Income Tax course.
- NOTE: For the MBA in Data Analytics and Marketing Analytics, to qualify for the 36-credit hour program, recent undergraduate coursework in finance, accounting, statistics, economics, and data analytics or data science is required.
Special petition for admission
If you do not meet the minimum qualifications, you may petition for admission consideration. Applicants should submit a letter to the graduate admissions office via email or upload it to their application portal. Please address your letter to:
Dr. Melanie Peddicord, Program Director
JBU Graduate Business
2000 West University Street
Siloam Springs, AR 72761