GMAT/GRE Waiver

The GMAT/GRE requirement can be waived for applicants with a master’s degree or higher.  Applicants must have already completed the three required prerequisites and submitted an application to the MBA program, including official transcripts and the application fee payment.

In addition, applicants with five years or more of significantly progressive management work experience may request waiver consideration. Applicants must have already completed the three required prerequisites and applied to the MBA program, including the application fee payment.  Then, submit the following to h.l.adams@usm.edu at least 6 weeks before the application deadline:

  1. Updated resume
  2. Official transcript(s)
  3. A letter addressed to Dr. Beth LaFleur, Associate Dean and MBA Director, requesting test score waiver consideration

The applicant’s resume and cover letter should document how his or her work experience has been progressively responsible in managing people and processes.