January 2019 and August 2019 MBA Cohorts
We are currently accepting applications for the January 2019 and August 2019 MBA Cohorts.
MBA Admissions Process
In order to apply to our MBA Program, you must first sign up for GEN 301 - "Overview of Entrepreneurship and Small Business" and apply to our Continuing Education program.
You can apply for our MBA program as soon as you’re admitted to our Continuing Education program. You don’t have to wait until after you’ve completed the Overview course.
We’d be happy to answer any questions and coach you through our Admissions process.
MBA Admissions Requirements
Follow these 5 steps to complete your MBA application:
1. Sign Up For The Overview Course
You must complete GEN 301 - "Overview of Entrepreneurship and Small Business" with a grade of 75% or better. This Overview course allows applicants to demonstrate their ability to complete graduate-level coursework in English, eliminating the need for traditional graduate-level admissions exams (such as the GMAT or GRE) and English proficiency asessments. Your tuition for this Overview course replaces the traditional application fee.
Your application to take the Overview course includes steps to apply to our Continuing Education program. (This is a regulatory requirement of the State of Minnesota, where Global Leadership University is licensed.)
2. Apply To Our MBA Program
After you have applied to our Continuing Education program (by clicking the link above to "TAKE THE OVERVIEW COURSE"), you may click the button below to "APPLY TO THE MBA PROGRAM."
Note: You can apply to our MBA Program as soon as you signed up for the Overview course. You don't have to wait until you've begun or completed the Overview course.
3. Request an Official College Transcript
You must submit proof of completion of an undergraduate degree from a recognized institution. This proof must be in the form of an official college transcript sent to GLU by the institution (not by the applicant). For institutions that are able to provide a digital transcript, the official digital transcript should be emailed to . For institutions that are unable to provide a digital transcript, the official paper transcript should be mailed to Global Leadership University, 5452 Elmer Dr, Toledo, OH 43615 USA and the applicant should send an email to notifying GLU that a paper transcript has been requested.
4. Request Two Letters of Reference
Ask two people to provide you with a Letter of Reference. They should not be immediate family. The Letter of Reference should include the following: the reference person’s full name and contact information, how they know the applicant, what they know of the applicant’s character and competencies, and why they think the applicant would benefit from taking the GLU MBA. Letters of Reference must be emailed directly from the reference person to . The subject line should read “Letter of Reference for (full name of applicant).” Note: If Letters of Reference are forwarded to GLU by the applicant, we will reject them and request that they be emailed directly from the person writing the Letter of Reference.