YES! A student cannot be admitted to the MBA Program nor take Core Classes until they take the GMAT and score a 450 or better. Only Accelerated Foundations courses can be taken without a GMAT score filed.
YES. A GRE score equivalent to a 450 GMAT or higher is required. Accelerated foundations can be taken without a GRE on file.
Accelerated Foundations provide a series of intensive modules that cover the essential knowledge areas required to enter the Finish in Five Program. These cover such areas as Financial Management, Statistics, Management, Marketing, and Management Information Systems.
The Finish in Five Program allows the qualified student an opportunity to complete their MBA in five semesters. In addition, you complete your classes with a cohort of working professionals from many business areas in education, government, industry and military.
To determine if prerequisite or foundational courses are needed, prospective students should schedule an appointment with the MBA Recruiter by calling the MBA Office, 850.474.3124.
The maximum number of hours that may be transferred into the MBA Program is six semester hours. Course work must be from an AACSB accredited school. Each course is reviewed on a case by case basis to determine if it is an acceptable substitution for the UWF MBA course. A syllabus and course description is required to help make this determination.
Please refer to the University of West Florida's current fee schedule here.
Please refer to the University of West Florida's Financial Aid department for more information. Also, the College of Business offers a limited number of undergraduate scholarships, graduate scholarships, assistantships, fellowships, and graduate tuition waivers.
AACSB International accreditation represents the highest standard of achievement for business schools worldwide. Institutions that earn accreditation confirm their commitment to quality and continuous improvement through a rigorous and comprehensive peer review. AACSB International accreditation is the hallmark of excellence in management education.
Students may start the MBA program at any semester, spring, summer or fall, on the Pensacola campus. Accelerated foundation prerequisites are available every semester and if prerequisites have already been met, entry into the core program can also occur at any semester. Students in the Fort Walton Beach/Eglin area may start the MBA core cohort in that location in the fall or spring semesters.
The MBA Program has the following application deadlines:
Accelerated foundation prerequisites can be taken without being fully admitted the MBA program. See the current schedule here.
Accelerated Foundations courses are offered throughout each term. See the current schedule or contact the MBA Office by email, or by phone (850.474.3124) for more information.
If you participate in the Finish in Five Program, you can complete the core 30 semester hours of the MBA in approximately 19 months.
Please click here to view the MBA Admission Requirements web page.