Prerequisite Requirements


All incoming students must demonstrate proficiency in computers, mathematics, accounting, and statistics. All pre-admission requirements must be completed by the end of the first semester of the MBA program.

Computer Proficiency

Computer proficiency can be demonstrated in one of two ways:

  • Satisfactory grade (B or better) in a word processing and spreadsheet processing college course(s) within the last four years.
  • Completion of a graduate level, non-credit, computer workshops BU 602 and BU 603 (word processing and spreadsheet). The cost of each workshop is one credit equivalent. Offered fall semester.

Mathematics Proficiency

Proficiency in mathematics can be demonstrated in one of two ways:

  • Satisfactory grade (B or better) in a basic algebra and pre-calculus college course within the last four years.
  • Completion of BU 604 Math Workshop. non-credit. A review of relevant mathematical concepts that will prepare students for more advanced work in finance and statistics. Topics include: basic algebra, mathematics of finance, and probability theory. The cost of the workshop is one credit equivalent. Offered fall semester.

Statistics Proficiency

Proficiency in statistics can be demonstrated by grade (C or better) in a Statistics college course within the last four years*.

Accounting Proficiency

Proficiency in Accounting can be demonstrated by grade (C or better) in an Accounting college course within the last four years*.

* These courses must be taken before the associated Graduate course.