Business Administration

Degree Program Program Type Dept Application Materials and Admission Criteria Prerequisite Course Requirements Department ADM Review Dept Conditional Admits Dept Appeal Process
Business Administration BBA On campus No additional admission requirements beyond the general UIS criteria *Minimum grade of C- is required in the following foundation courses: ACC 211, ACC 212, ECO 213(or MAT 121 Applied Statistics), MAT 113, MAT 114 OR other calculus, and ECO 201 AND ECO 202 OR ECO 315

Course work equivalent to the above may be accepted upon approval by the student's advisor and the College of Business and Management.

*Cumulative GPA of at least 2.0 across all foundation courses.
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Business Administration BBA Online Additional Application Materials Required:

*Completed Supplement to Application Form requiring applicant to:

1. present a rationale for pursuit of the online degree

2. demonstrate ability to set and meet academic goals

3. report on background, plans for completing the BBA degree and career aspirations

4. describe information and learning technologies experience

Preference will be given to students who effectively demonstrate they are unable to attend on campus classes because of distance, work or care giving issues that are incompatible with regularly scheduled class offerings.

Additional Admission Criteria:

1. complete at least 45 hours of college credit toward degree

2. minimum overall 3.00 GPA

3. demonstrate the ability to write in the English language at the appropriate baccalaureate level

4. access to the Internet and specified software and experience with their use
*Minimum grade of C- is required in the following foundation courses: ACC 211, ACC 212, ECO 213(or MAT 121 Applied Statistics), MAT 113, MAT 114 OR other calculus, and ECO 201 AND ECO 202 OR ECO 315 Online BBA Program Director N/A N/A
Degree Program Program Type Dept Application Materials and Admission Criteria Prerequisite Course Requirements Department ADM Review Dept Conditional Admits Dept Appeal Process
Business Administration MBA Blended (Springfield & Peoria) *A cumulative GPA of 2.5 or greater is preferred. GPAs below 2.0 will not be considered.

*Official GMAT score.
The cumulative GPA will determine the total GMAT score required.
Total GMAT scores under 400 will not be considered.

*Current resume.

*All admission criteria must be completed to register for MBA course work.

GMAT Waiver
In addition to the criteria listed above, the following is required for a GMAT waiver review.
*3 reference letters documenting a significant number of years of mid-level or higher managerial and supervisory experience.
ACC 311 (or ACC 211 and ACC 212) and ECO 315 (or ECO 201 and ECO 202) with grades of C- or better.

Preferably, prerequisites should be completed within seven years of application to the MBA program.

*Prerequisites may be taken as a conditional student or concurrently with MBA curriculum if a Springfield MBA student. Prerequisites must be completed before beginning the Peoria MBA Cohort.
Admission is granted by the department faculty on the basis of an evaluation of an applicant's complete file. Yes, for prerequisites only No