MBA Application & Requirements

Program Requirements

The MBA degree requires a total of 57 credits, but many students earn up to 24 course waiver credits based on previous undergraduate or graduate credits and may complete the program in one year on a full-time basis. 

The program’s 9-33* credits include the following core requirements:

  • 3 credits in Business Communications
  • 15 credits in Finance, Management, or Marketing 
  • 6 credits in Capstone courses.

*Number of credits based on course waivers.

Applicants should send their completed application and supporting credentials at least one month prior to the term in which they plan to enroll. Applicants meeting the admissions standards will be offered admission and must earn a 3.0 overall grade point average to maintain matriculated status. Students may also be accepted on a provisional or non-matriculated status. View our Graduate Catalog for details.

Admissions Requirements:

  • A baccalaureate degree from an accredited undergraduate institution;

  • A minimum of a 2.8 grade point average, based on a 4.0 scale; 

  • Three letters of recommendation;

  • Fill out the MBA Application 

Once your application is complete, save the file and submit it via email to [email protected].

If you prefer, you can print out the application and mail it to our Admissions Office:

Admissions Office
St. Thomas Aquinas College
125 Route 340
Sparkill, NY 10976

In addition to your application, the following are required to complete the admissions process:
Recommendation Form (to be used as a template, you may also submit a free-form letter) 
Educational Background Form
Request for Waivers*

Please scan completed forms and email as an attachment to [email protected] or fax to the number below.

A completed application file consists of the application form, a non-refundable application fee of $30, three (3) letters of recommendation, official transcripts, GMAT scores (if applicable), the Statement of Professional Goals, the TOEFL Scores (if applicable) and a resume. A personal interview is strongly recommended. For students with an undergraduate degree outside the United States, a World Education Services (WES) transcript evaluation must be provided.

*A maximum of 24 credit hours may be waived in the core courses based on a student’s previous undergraduate work. A maximum of 9 graduate transfer credits may be accepted (see catalog). A catalog with course descriptions and official transcripts must be submitted for all waivers requested. Requests for waivers must be received by the completion of the first quarter of attendance and are granted at the discretion of the College. With permission, appropriate business experience may also be substituted for undergraduate course work that could be applied to a waiver upon the completion and review of a proficiency exam. Students must inform the Admissions Office of their intent to take a proficiency exam at the time of acceptance to the program and must take the examination during the first quarter of study.