MBA Program Admissions Requirements
Martin Methodist College uses a rolling admissions process with three matriculation opportunities each academic year. To receive consideration for admission to the MBA Program, the required admissions materials (listed below) must be submitted to and on file in the Office of Academic Affairs before an applicant can be considered for an admissions interview.
The address for the Office of Academic Affairs is:
433 West Madison Street, Pulaski, TN 38478
or you may contact Dr. Judy Cheatham, Provost at 931-363-9823 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Evaluation for admission to the MBA program is based upon the following requirements. Each individual applicant is responsible for any payments and fees associated with these items. The Provost informs individual applicants of provisional, conditional, or full admission to the MBA Program (refer to Graduate Admissions Procedures section in the current catalogue for definitions of Provisional, Conditional, and Full Admission status).
A) A completed Graduate Application Form.
B) Payment of the $50.00 application fee. Checks should be made payable to Martin Methodist College.
C) A letter of intent explaining the reasons the applicant wants to enter the MBA program. The applicant should discuss their managerial or work experience, aspirations, and support systems (financial, personal and professional) that will contribute to the successful completion of the MBA program.
D) Official transcripts for ALL previous undergraduate and graduate course work sent directly from the granting institution to the Office of Academic Affairs at Martin Methodist College. This must include a bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited college or university in the United States, or equivalent preparation acquired in another country. Transcripts issued outside the United States must be evaluated by the World Education Services at http://wes.org.
E) Applicants holding a Baccalaureate degree in Business from a regionally accredited institution MUST have a 3.0 grade point average or MUST have a 3.0 grade point average in the last 30 hours of 300/400 level Business courses.
Applicants holding a Baccalaureate degree in an area other than Business from a regionally accredited institution MUST have a 3.0 grade point average or MUST have a 3.0 grade point average in the last 30 hours of 300/400 level coursework in the major. Additionally, non-business degree holders MUST show Baccalaureate proficiency in the following Business subject areas. Normally, applicants deficient in the subject areas will be given an individualized path to fulfilling the proficiency requirements:
1. Production/Operations Management
2. Statistics or Analytics
8. International Business
9. Human Resource Management
10. Financial Accounting
11. Strategic Management
F) Three (3) letters or recommendation in support of the individual’s application:
One from a faculty member at a baccalaureate or higher institution
One from a manager or colleague
One from a personal friend or family member
Letters should be submitted directly from the recommender to the Office of Academic Affairs at Martin Methodist College.
G) An interview with the MBA Admissions Committee, consisting of the MBA Director and other full time faculty in the MBA program. The applicant will be contacted to schedule this interview.
H) For an applicant whose first language is other than English, a minimum TOEFL score of 550. See http://www.ets.org/toefl for information about the TOEFL exam. Upon acceptance to the MBA program and arrival on campus, international applicants will be interviewed by a representative of the English as a Second Language (ESL) program to review of the applicant’s speaking and listening skills during academic discourse in English.