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Admissions

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Admission Requirements

The Admissions Committee evaluates each candidate for the Executive MBA based on the following admission requirements.

 

  • Professional Experience and Proven Leadership
    Applicants must have seven years of managerial work experience following an undergraduate degree.

  • Degree Requirement and Transcripts
    A bachelor’s degree is a requirement, but it does not have to be in business discipline. However, no Executive MBA coursework will be waived for previous academic work.

  • GMAT
    The Graduate Management Admissions Test (GMAT) is not required for admission; however, if the applicant has taken the GMAT, it is advisable to submit the score with the application.

  • Resume
    A current resume outlining an applicant’s work and academic experience is required. Please detail managerial experience and responsibilities.

  • Recommendations
    Two letters of recommendation are required. One should be from a higher-level manager or executive within the applicant’s current organization.

  • Personal Interview
    A personal interview is required for admission to the Executive MBA program.

 

Admission Process

  1. Complete and submit the online application.

  2. Submit a two page, double-spaced essay on the topic, “What factors in your career have led you to consider an Executive MBA, and what do you hope to gain from a Millsaps Executive MBA?” The essay may be emailed directly to Graduate Admissions at the Else School of Management, mbamacc@millsaps.edu.

  3. Provide two letters of recommendation. One recommendation should be from a higher-level manager or executive within your current organization. Recommendations may be completed and submitted online by your recommenders, or mailed to:
     Millsaps College
     Graduate Admissions
     1701 North State Street
     Jackson, MS 39210-0001

4. Request official transcripts from all previous degree granting institutions and have them sent to:
     Millsaps College
     Graduate Admissions
     1701 North State Street
     Jackson, MS 39210-0001

5. Provide a current resume to the Graduate Admissions Office. The resume may be emailed to mbamacc@millsaps.edu, or mailed to:
     Millsaps College
     Graduate Admissions
     1701 North State Street
     Jackson, MS 39210-0001

6. When the application is received, the applicant will be contacted in order to set up a personal interview.