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Admission is open to individuals with a baccalaureate degree in any discipline including agricultural sciences, education, engineering, arts, sciences, and other fields, as well as business.
The MBA Program is designed for both part-time and full-time students. Students may be admitted to the MBA program and may begin course work at the beginning of any term, fall, spring, or summer.

MBA Admissions

To be admitted under regular admission to the MBA Program, applicants should have:

a bachelor's degree or equivalent from an accredited college or university; and

a minimum cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 2.5 (4.0 scale) for all undergraduate work attempted or a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 on all upper level undergraduate course work attempted; and

an acceptable score on the Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT).

All applicants must submit the following:

1. A completed application for admission to the MBA Program. Application forms are available from the MBA Program offices at the Natchez campus or from the School of Graduate Studies on the main campus.

2. An official transcript of all academic work on the collegiate level certifying that the applicant has received the baccalaureate degree. The transcript should be sent directly by the institution=s records office to the Alcorn State University School of Graduate Studies. Applicants should also submit any other transcripts necessary to provide a complete review of prior collegiate academic course work.

3. The official score on the GMAT. The score should be sent directly by the ETS to the Alcorn State University School of Graduate Studies.

4. A personal handwritten statement of professional goals (no more than 500 words).

5. At least two letters of recommendation.

6. An application fee of $10.00.


Applicants will be evaluated for full admission to the MBA Program when all admission materials are complete. When the admissions committee has made a decision concerning an application, the Director of the MBA Program will communicate the decision to the applicant. Decisions regarding admission to the School of Graduate Studies will be communicated by the Dean of the School of Graduate Studies.