Application Process

There are multiple steps to the application process and we would suggest the following sequence:


  1. Online application, including copies of your undergraduate transcripts & fees
  2. MBA Program required documents…resume, essay, and letter of recommendation
  3. Personal interview…if selected
  4. GMAT or GRE exam


Applications are accepted on a rolling basis so you may submit your materials at any time prior to your preferred start date. Follow the steps below to begin your journey:

Choose the Miami MBA Program

Submit Online Application. When selecting program please choose “Business Administration”. Submit one copy of all Degree Transcripts online with application.

Provide MBA Program Documents

The application materials consist of: Current Resume, Essay, and ONE Letter of Recommendation.


*You may email your Essay and Resume to Letter of Recommendation may be sent to:


MBA Program Office
Miami University
Voice of America Learning Center
7847 VOA Park Drive
West Chester, OH 45069

If selected, interview with MBA staff

Interviews are required of all qualified applicants and are held at our suburban location in West Chester at Miami’s Voice of America Learning Center. The MBA staff will conduct all interviews. Our office will contact you to schedule an interview.


If your preference is to be considered for our next start date please submit your online application along with a copy of your *transcripts. All other material must be submitted before an interview will be conducted which includes your resume, essay, and one letter of recommendation.

Schedule a testing date based on your personal preparation plan

You may choose to take either the GMAT or GRE. If your plan is to take the GMAT please use Miami’s code #Q6W-8F-14. If your preference is to take the GRE please use Miami's code #1463.


*Please note, you do not have to take your GMAT or GRE before submitting your application materials or participating in the interview. Waiving the GMAT or GRE is on a case by case basis for those who have at least 8 years work experience and a solid undergraduate GPA. You must participate in the interview process before a decision will be made.

Decide on your preferred start date and complete prerequisites

Upon being admitted to the MBA program you may choose the start date that best fits your schedule. For your convenience you may choose to begin in either the fall or spring term.


If you have not taken the prerequisites of financial accounting, microeconomics, and statistics as an undergraduate you must complete the online courses prior to beginning the program in either the fall or spring term. Learn more.