MBA Admission Requirements

MBA Admission

Applications for admission to the MBA Program are considered on a rolling basis, and those admitted may enroll in classes starting in August, October, January, March, May, or July.

We strongly encourage you to complete your application at least two weeks before your desired start. If you are within two weeks of when you would like to begin the program, don’t hesitate to contact for assistance, and we will do our best to accommodate you.

It is recommended that applicants have post-bachelor’s professional work experience. Applicants with less experience but a strong undergraduate record or satisfactory performance on the GMAT may be considered for admission.

Applicants who possess a bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited U.S. college or university will be considered for admission pending a review of the following requirements:

  • Online application
  • An official transcript from your undergraduate college or university.
    • Official transcripts should be signed and sealed by the issuing school and mailed to the
      Graduate Admission Office.
    • Secure, electronic delivery to is also available.
    • If requesting graduate transfer credit, official transcripts from the relavant graduate
      institution/s are also required.
    • Institutions outside of the United States must be recognized as a degree-granting institution in its home country. A course-by-course evaluation of all foreign university transcripts by an independent service based in the United States is required. World Education Services (WES) and SpanTran Evaluation Services are two suggested evaluators. Please have your official evaluation sent directly to Lebanon Valley College.
  • A personal statement about how you will benefit from and contribute to the program.
  • A current professional resume.
  • GMAT scores or waiver request
    • GMAT waiver eligibility requirements (must meet one of the following): Have an advanced
      degree (master’s degree or higher; must provide academic transcript); OR, earned an
      undergraduate grade point average of 3.4 or higher; OR a combination of an undergraduate
      grade point average of 3.0 or higher and three years or more of post-bachelor’s degree
      professional experience; OR Five or more years of documented managerial experience.

Application materials can be uploaded in the Graduate Application Portal, submitted to, or mailed to:

Graduate Admissions
Lebanon Valley College
101 North College Avenue
Annville, PA 17003


Prerequisite Coursework

All recommendations and requirements for foundation-level courses will be evaluated and determined upon acceptance into the MBA program. Our prerequisite program comprises several self-paced, online modules covering core business-related content necessary to be successful in the MBA program.


Transfer Credits

Already have credits from another MBA program? We may accept MBA transfer credits if the following are met and approved:

  • All MBA transfer credits must be approved by both the program director and the registrar.
  • A maximum of 9 credits (a maximum of 6 core credits) may be considered for transfer from another graduate program.
  • Only courses where a grade of “B” or better was earned will be considered.
  • Students wishing to transfer credits may be asked to submit a course syllabus/outline, textbook information, and any reading materials, so proper credit may be given.


Visiting Students

Non-Degree Seeking Students: Permission may be granted to qualified individuals to take up to two courses (6 credits) in a visiting or conditional capacity. Submission of a current resume and an unofficial transcript verifying satisfactory completion of a bachelor’s degree or graduate coursework must be submitted to be considered to take courses as a visiting student.