• Traditional Track MBA

    MBA Traditional Track Admissions

    Admission Information

    Admission to the MBA Program is at the discretion of the College of Business Administration's Committee on Graduate Admissions and the Dean of the Graduate School. Applicants are normally admitted if they have:

    - a baccalaureate degree from an accredited university or equivalent
    - a minimum undergraduate grade point average of 2.75
    - Corresponding score of 450 or above on the GMAT
    - Corresponding score of 148 (or above) in Verbal Reasoning & 145 (or above) in Quantitative Reasoning on the GRE
    - Overall Undergraduate Grade Point Average (UGPA) times 200 + GMAT total score to equal 1050 points (based on a 4.0 grade point system). Here are some formula examples:

    2.75 (200) + 500 = 1050
    2.8 (200) + 490 = 1050
    2.85 (200) + 480 = 1050
    2.9 (200) + 470 = 1050
    2.95 (200) + 460 = 1050
    3.0 (200) + 450 = 1050
    3.01 to 4.0 need a 450 GMAT minimum

    In addition, applicants must have maintained at least a 3.0 GPA (4.0 system) for all graduate work previously taken. Applicants whose native language is not English must achieve a minimum score of 550 (Paper-Based), 213 (Computer-Based) or 79 (Internet-Based) on the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL).The TOEFL requirement may be waived if the applicant has earned a degree in an English-speaking institution. Students scoring below 79 on the TOEFL will be required to take an English Second Language (ESL) evaluation to determine if English courses are required.

    Application Process
    1. Regular Admission – applicants who have undergraduate degree in business, with a credit of "C" or better in each business course
    2. Post-Baccalaureate Admission – applicants who require two or more foundation courses prior to regular admission into the MBA program
    3. International Admission – applicants who have prior degrees from a non-U.S. institution

    The GMAT or GRE
    The required GMAT or GRE is administered as a computer-adaptive test (CAT) throughout North America and at many international sites. To schedule your GMAT or GRE test in the USA and Canada, please go online to www.gmat.com or www.gre.org.To schedule your GMAT test in the USA and Canada, please call 1-800-462-8669. A list of International Regional Registration Centers (RRC) may be obtained by visiting the Web site at www.gmat.com for more information. The Official Guide for GMAT Review, the PowerPrep Software, and the official GMAT Practice Test may be obtained in the USA and Canada by calling 1-800-982-6740 or 1-609-771-7243, or from the GMAT Web Site.

    If your education was completed outside of the U.S. or another recognized English-speaking country (e.g. Australia, Belize, Canada, Jamaica, U.K.), you’ll need to provide proof of English proficiency. The following are measures of English proficiency currently accepted by the Graduate School:

    TOEFL: Internet-based test score of 79 total or Computer-based test score of 550 l http://www.ets.org/toefl/

    IELTS: overall band score of 6.5 l http://www.ielts.org/test_takers_information.aspx

    PTE: Academic score of 58 (accepting scores from the Academic test only) l http://pearsonpte.com/test-takers/test/

    Satisfactory completion of the Intensive English Language Program at UNO l http://ielp.uno.edu/

    Graduate Assistantships
    Graduate Assistantships are available in all areas in which degrees are offered, but they are limited and competitive. Most Assistantships do not cover the complete cost of attending the University of New Orleans and supplementary funds are necessary. Often Assistantships are not available until after the first semester of study. Applications should be made directly to the MBA Program, the College of Business Administration, prior to March 15 for the following Fall semester or at least three months prior to the semester for which you are applying for. Graduate Assistants must be enrolled as full-time Graduate Students and must be enrolled in a graduate program in order to obtain a Graduate Assistantship.

    Student Financial Aid
    U.S. Department of Education Student Financial Aid information can be obtained online, including financial aid forms.

    Admission Deadlines
    All credentials must be received before applications can be evaluated for admission to the MBA Program.

    Deadline dates for filing applications
    FALL, SPRING, and SUMMER
    International Students - June 1st, October 1st, and April 1st
    All Other Students - July 1st, November 1st, and May 1st

  • Traditional Track Master of Science in Health Care Management

    Master of Science in Health Care Management – Traditional Track Admissions

    Admission Information
    Admission to the Master of Science in Health Care Management Program is at the discretion of the College of Business Administration Committee on Graduate Admissions and the MS-HCM Director. To be considered for admission, all students must meet the graduate admissions standards, as described in the current UNO General/Graduate Catalog:

    * Baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university
    * GPA of at least 2.75 for undergraduate work
    * Satisfactory academic standing at the last university or college attended
    * Satisfactory admission test scores for the MS-HCM corresponds to a minimum score of 450 on the GMAT or 150 in Verbal Reasoning & 145 in Quantitative Reasoning on the GRE

    Application Information
    Applications must be submitted to the University of New Orleans by the applicable deadline. Application forms may be completed online through the 'Application' page at the top of the website.

    The GMAT or GRE
    The required GMAT or GRE is administered as a computer-adaptive test (CAT) throughout North America and at many international sites. To schedule your GMAT test in the USA and Canada, please go online to www.gmat.com or www.gre.org. The website will also provide a list of International Regional Registration Centers (RRC) where you can take the tests.

    If your education was completed outside of the U.S. or another recognized English-speaking country (e.g. Australia, Belize, Canada, Jamaica, U.K.), you’ll need to provide proof of English proficiency. The following are measures of English proficiency currently accepted by the Graduate School:

    TOEFL:
    Internet-based test score of 79 total or Computer-based test score of 550 l http://www.ets.org/toefl/

    IELTS: overall band score of 6.5 l http://www.ielts.org/test_takers_information.aspx

    PTE: Academic score of 58 (accepting scores from the Academic test only) l http://pearsonpte.com/test-takers/test/

    Satisfactory completion of the Intensive English Language Program at UNO l http://ielp.uno.edu/


    Student Financial Aid
    U.S. Department of Education Student Financial Aid information can be obtained online, including financial aid forms. (http://www.ed.gov/finaid.html)

    Admission Deadlines
    All credentials must be received before applications can be evaluated for admission to the MS-HCM Program.

    Deadline dates for filing applications
    FALL (July 1st) | SPRING (November 1st) | SUMMER (May 1st)
    International Students - Fall (June 1st), Spring (October 1st), Summer(April 1st)

  • Executive Track Programs (EMBA and EMSHMC)

    Executive Track - Admissions

    MBA- Executive Track

    Master of Science in Health Care Management – Executive Track

    All Inclusive Program Fees for the Executive Track

    University of New Orleans MBA & Health Care Programs makes the admission procedure easy and convenient. Applications are due July 1, but late applications are accepted, depending upon availability. Program fees include tuition for the Executive Track courses, textbooks, coffee breaks, refreshments and lunch on class days. We also offer tutorial sessions for quantitative courses. In case you withdraw from the classes after the start of the session, you may not get a refund.

    Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT)

    It is recommended for all Executive track applicants to first submit their applications, transcripts, resume, 3 letters of recommendations from professional references, and participate in the personal interview before registering for the GMAT. Although some applicants will be required to take the GMAT, the exam is waived in many cases. The exam is administered at many local testing sites. Information on the GMAT can be found online at http://www.gmat.com or by phone: 1-800-GMAT-NOW (1-800-462-8669).

    Apply for Financial Aid

    Several types of financial aid are available and The Stafford Loan is the most common one. It can be accessed online. For more information about education loans, contact Lisa Smith, Financial Coordinator at 504-280-3215 or call our office.

    Checklist for Applying

    • 3 Letters of Recommendation from professional references
    • Applications(both Executive Education and Graduate School)
    • Request for college transcripts
    • Resume
    • Schedule and attend personal interview