Graduate Admissions

Webber International University offers a Master’s in Business Administration in five areas: Accounting, International Business (Online), Management, Criminal Justice Management, and Sport Business Management. The MBA program is designed to utilize in-class instruction, modern information technology, team projects, and practical consulting experience to prepare its graduates for global business competition. Our commitment at Webber is to advance the business careers of our partners – the students. We believe that human development is of critical importance and that growth is nurtured by interdependence. Students are encouraged to take advantage of our close-knit, friendly environment. Interactions between faculty members and students are not the exception but the rule.

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ADMISSIONS PROCESS

Admission to the MBA program will be based on both quantitative and qualitative criteria.

  1. Application
    Submit the Application for Admissions either online or by submitting the paper copy. There is a $50 non-refundable application fee that must be paid with the application.

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  2. Transcripts
    Submit your official transcripts from all previous undergraduate and graduate work showing that a four-year Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited college or university was earned. Photo copies of transcripts are not official and cannot be accepted. If you submit the transcript yourself, be sure that you submit it in a sealed envelope.

    Regular Mail:
    Webber International University
    Attn: Admissions
    P.O. Box 96
    Babson Park, FL 33827

    Express Mail:
    Webber International University
    Attn: Admissions
    1201 N Scenic Hwy
    Babson Park, FL 33827

  3. Letter of Recommendation
    Submit three (3) letters of recommendation from academic or professional advisors. Graduates of WIU’s Bachelor program may only submit one (1) letter of recommendation from currently employed faculty, staff, or coaches.
  4. Essay
    Submit a one page essay answering one of the following three questions:

    • What contributions do you expect the MBA program will make to your career development?
    • What contribution can you make to the learning process of your peers in the program?
    • What business project is of interest to both you and your employer?
  5. Resume
    Submit a copy of your current resume or CV.
    The Graduate School reserves the right to evaluate the applicant’s potential by conducting a personal interview in addition to all other requirements for admission, if deemed necessary.
  6. GMAT
    The GMAT might be required for certain applicants. Applicants will be informed by an admissions counselor if a GMAT score is required for acceptance into the Graduate Program. Test Scores if required of the applicant must be received by the Graduate School by the application deadline. Applicants should arrange to have test scores sent directly to the Graduate School from the Graduate Management Admission Council.

MBA PREPARATION

Students with non-business undergraduate majors might need to take a few additional courses at Webber or other regionally accredited institutions to enhance their fundamental understanding of business functions before entering the MBA program. The suggested pre-MBA foundation courses are:

  • A course in Economics
  • Two courses in Accounting
  • A course in Algebra or Calculus
  • A course in Statistics
  • A course in Computer Applications
  • A course in Finance
  • A course in Social Science

ADMISSION STANDARDS

Each applicant will be considered for admission to the MBA program based on a combination of qualitative and quantitative information. If these measures are deemed satisfactory by the Graduate Council, an applicant can be granted admission according to the following quantitative levels of achievement:

I. Honors Acceptance

A. Need a minimum of 3.5 undergraduate GPA
AND
B. A minimum score of 530 GMAT

II. Regular Acceptance
A. GMAT + Quality Points = 550 or higher
OR
B. (GPA * 200) + Quality Points = 650 or higher
OR
C. GMAT +(GPA*200) + Quality Points =1,100 or higher

III. Provisional Acceptance
GMAT + (GPA * 200) + Quality Points = 1000-1099
*Quality Points are based on experience, resume, essay and references.

TRANSFER POLICY

Students who are accepted into the Graduate School may transfer in no more than 6 credit hours from an MBA program from a regionally accredited college or university. The student must have earned a grade of at least “B-” for each of the classes which are requested to be accepted for transfer credit. Additionally, these credits may not take the place of any of the last 9 credits of the MBA Program (the Practicum course(s) MBA690 – Strategic Thinking in Organizations). Additionally, any MBA course taken from Webber will not be considered for credit toward the MBA degree if the course was taken more than 7 years from the student’s projected graduation date.

APPLICATION DEADLINES

  • Fall acceptance – students must submit applications by August 1
  • Winter acceptance – application must be submitted by October 1
  • Spring acceptance – applications must be submitted by January 1
  • Summer acceptance – applications must be submitted by April 1

NEWS AND EVENTS

Offering students an array of pre-professional and liberal arts and sciences programs of study that create a life transforming educational opportunity which is practical in its application, global in its scope, and multi-disciplinary in its general education core.