Graduate Management Studies Admissions

For adults holding leadership positions in public service, private and nonprofit sectors, the M.S. in Management with concentrations in organizational management, in health care management or human resources management, the Executive Master of Business Administration (E.M.B.A.), M.B.A. in Accounting and the M.B.A. in Health Care Management have the promotion of managerial effectiveness and the enhancement of human performance in organizations.

Admissions Criteria

Applicants to the programs will possess a baccalaureate degree from an accredited institution with an 3.0 undergraduate GPA. Applicants will typically be required to be employed in a full-time position and have work experience involving supervision, program development, specialized training, considerable responsibility, and/or independent judgment. In those cases where an applicant’s experiential qualifications fall short of the aforementioned criteria, the GMAT will be required. Applicants will also be required to complete the necessary undergraduate prerequisites in advance of the specific graduate courses for which they are required.

Items To be Submitted With The Application

  • an application accompanied by a non-refundable fee of $25

  • two completed Letter of Reference forms: one from an academic source and one from a professional source (preferred) or two from professional sources

  • completed Verification of Employment form with verification letter outlining designated duties from current (or previous) employer

  • a current résumé which includes chronological dates of employment and descriptions of responsibilities

Additional Items Needed For The Admission Decision

  • official transcripts of all your undergraduate and graduate work (send directly to the Office of Admissions, Attention: Graduate Admissions, at your first opportunity)

  • official GMAT score report, if required

Admission Process

  • arrange for an interview by calling the Brooklyn Campus at 718.636.6868 or the Long Island Campus at 631.687.4501

  • at the time of the interview, the applicant will be required to complete a written statement of approximately 250 words. The essay should address and provide an example or examples of how management/leadership theory acquired at the undergraduate level has been subsequently applied by the applicant to improve his or her managerial effectiveness. If the applicant did not receive an undergraduate business degree, the essay should describe and provide an example or examples of the management/leadership techniques used by the applicant to manage effectively

  • New York State requires all students born on or after January 1, 1957 to be immunized against measles, mumps and rubella. Proof of immunity must be submitted to the Office of Graduate Management Studies prior to enrollment. In addition, students must complete a Meningococcal Meningitis Vaccination Response Form as required by New York State Public Health Law

Students With Disabilities

If you are admitted to St. Joseph’s College and you have a disability that requires special accommodations, please call 631.687.1245 for an appointment within two weeks after receiving your acceptance so that adequate provisions can be made for you.

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