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Executive MBA Application Procedure

We request that you complete a paper application when applying so that we may provide the personal attention required for the expedient
processing you deserve.

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To be considered for admission to Kent State University's Executive MBA program, students must submit the following information:

  • Completed Application Form and $30 nonrefundable application fee (check made out to KSU).
  • Official Transcripts - all applicants must have graduated from an accredited college or university. Official transcripts from all institutions attended must be sent to the Graduate Programs Office.
  • Resume
  • Letter of Recommendation Forms - used to assess academic or job performance. Three forms are required for application to the Executive MBA program. One should be from a senior executive in your organization and another from an immediate supervisor. The third letter should be from a colleague or someone familiar with your academic background.
  • Statement of Goals and Objectives - one half page to one full page stating your goals/objectives are for the program, used to assess career goals and written communication skills.
  • If Required* - Graduate Management Admissions Test (GMAT) official test scores must be sent directly to the Graduate Programs Office from the Educational Testing Service (ETS).
  • Interview - required of all candidates submitting a completed application form. The EMBA office will schedule an appointment for a personal interview with the Director after the EMBA admissions committee has received all application materials.
*GMAT Scores may not be required for those applicants with more than 10 years experience.


All Executive MBA application materials should be sent to:

Kent State University
Executive MBA Program
Graduate Programs Office, Suite 310
Kent State University
Kent OH 44242-0001
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Graduate Programs Office
College of Business Administration
Room A310
Business Administration Building