Degree Requirements

M.B.A.


In order to receive a Master of Business Administration degree, the following requirements must be met:

  • Successful completion of the master’s curriculum (36 for the MBA, with an overall GPA of 3.0 (4.0 scale) or better;
  • Faculty recommendation for graduation;
  • All credits applied toward a master’s degree must have been completed within seven (7) years of the awarding of the degree;
  • All financial obligations incurred with the University have been met;
  • Application for graduation must be submitted by March 1 for May graduation, by Aug. 15 for August graduation, and by Oct. 1 for December graduation. Formal commencement ceremonies are held in May and in December at the University. Minnesota degree candidates attend commencement ceremonies in St. Paul in June.