In addition to completing a university application for admission, paying the application fee, and submitting all official transcripts to the Office of Admissions, applicants must also submit the following documents listed below to the College of Business as part of their application package:
1. Normally, applicants will be expected to have a 3.0 cumulative G.P.A. (on a 4.0 scale) in their last 60 credit hours;
2. A GMAT or GRE score from tests administered within five years of the date of admission*;
3. Two confidential letters of recommendation from professional references (e.g. current or former college faculty member, current or former work supervisor, or community leader;
4. A two page, double-spaced statement of intent which discusses personal short- and long-term career goals, reasons for pursuing an graduate business degree at this time and what about this particular program is going to help reach those goals. Please give specific personal examples of leadership and provide other pertinent information to help the committee select candidates who can benefit from and contribute to the program. The statement of intent offers applicants the opportunity to demonstrate writing and communication skills and supports candidacy for the graduate business degree; and
5. A current resume.
*Note: The GMAT or GRE may be waived for applicants who have (1) an undergraduate G.P.A. of 3.5 or higher for the last 60 hours, from a regionally accredited college or university, or (2) a graduate degree from a regionally accredited college or university.
Items may be submitted separately; however, the application will not be considered for admission by the College of Business Graduate Admission Committee until all items have been received.
The supplemental documents listed above should be sent to:
College of Business Graduate Admissions Committee
Governors State University
1 University Parkway, G281
University Park, IL 60484
You may also send these as attachments to firstname.lastname@example.org via email
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