Admission Requirements for Online Master's in Business Administration

Ready to advance your career with an MBA?

Apply to our fully online master's in business administration today. Our admissions process is ongoing with six start terms throughout the year. Applications will be processed once an online application is submitted and we have received all required materials.  Be sure to review our list of requirements below and contact our admissions representatives with any questions.

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Bachelor's Degree Requirement

In order to be considered for the MBA program, applicants must hold a bachelor's degree.  We welcome applicants from all disciplines,  so even if your undergraduate degree is not in business you are encouraged to apply.* Applicants must have completed a baccalaureate-level program at a regionally accredited institution and have a GPA that demonstrates your ability to perform graduate-level academic work.

*Students without a business/management bachelor's degree may be required to enroll in introductory business courses, or demonstrate compentency through our test-out option.

Work Experience Requirement

We suggest that applicants have experience or current employment in a professional work environment with opportunities for applying new skills. Champlain welcomes students who may have little work experience, but who can demonstrate their ability to perform in a program that integrates learning into the workplace. Each student's experience will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

Official Transcripts

Official academic transcripts (not photocopies or those issued directly to a student) are required from all colleges and universities you have attended. Please request that your transcripts be sent directly from your former institution to Champlain College Online by mail, email, or fax to the following:
     Champlain College Online
     PO Box 670
     Burlington, VT 05452
     Transcript Email:
     Fax: 802-865-6447


You will need to submit an up-to-date resume that communicates your professional and educational background. 


You will be required to respond to an essay question as part of the application process. The essay should be a minimum of 300 words, and should address the specific question found in your online application.

Letter of Recommendation

You are required to submit one professional letter of recommendation from someone who can assess your capabilities as an employee and/or student, preferrably a supervisor or manager.

TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)

All applicants whose undergraduate education was not delivered in English must submit a TOEFL score, with essay. Minimum total scores required for consideration are 550 (paper) /213 (computer) /80 (Internet). These scores do not guarantee admission. For more information on the TOEFL, visit the TOEFL website.


The GMAT & GRE are not a required part of the application process