Admissions Requirements

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This program is open to all applicants who:

  1. Hold a Bachelors degree or equivalent with a 2.5 overall GPA
  2. Have a demonstrated proficiency in the language of delivery (English), demonstrated by acceptable scores on TOEFL or  IELTS examinations.
  3. MBA Candidates must have completed all four business pre-requisites before matriculating:
  • Introduction to Accounting (Managerial and Financial)
  • Introduction to Business Statistics
  • Introduction to Business Finance
  • Introduction to Economics (Micro and Macro)

Preferred consideration will be given to those applicants with at least 3 years of practical experience in an NGO or ministry

Admissions Procedures

To apply to this program, students must provide the following (Download materials here):

  • $35 Application Fee (waived if the application is completed online)
  • Completed Application Form (download above or online)
  • Admissions Essays 
  • Three Letters of Recommendation submitted with Eastern University recommendation forms. (Letters and forms must be sent directly from your references, per instructions, in a sealed and signed envelope.) They should come from:
  1. Your Pastor
  2. Current or former employer
  3. A third person familiar with your vision, ministry, and achievements both academically and professionally
  • Official transcripts (and diploma if you attended school outside the US) from all previously attended colleges or universities (Visit the Registrar's Office for a transcript request form - Official transcripts must be sent directly from the institutions attended or must be attested copies of the original mailed to Eastern University.) 
  • Current resume (CV)
  • Computer Skills and Equipment Assessment Form 
  • Official results of the GMAT (MBA Program Only) with a score of 450 or higher
  • All international students must submit official TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) or IELTS scores

To request more information about the MBA in Economic Development, submit an online inquiry.

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