MBA FAQs

I just completed my online application. Now what?

Your application will be processed by the Graduate School who will then forward this information to the School of Business. When we receive your information at the School of Business, you will get a letter in the mail indicating your acceptance status and reminding you of any remaining items needed for your completed application. This may take up to several weeks. As your first semester nears, you will be sent information instructing you about online registration for classes, lists of required textbooks, etc. We will sign you up for all of your MBA classes. You will receive an email asking for your permission to sign you up for your next class(es), once we receive your approval you will be registered for the class(es).

When is the deadline date for admissions?

Adams State University has open enrollment, however, the cohorts fill up quickly and you may be placed on a waiting list for the following cohort.

Is there a form required with the letters of recommendation?

No, there is no standard form needed.

When does the next cohort start?

We are currently start a new cohort every semester (Fall, Summer, and Spring), however, the cohorts fill up quickly and you may be placed on a waiting list for the following cohort.

How many credits are needed to complete the program and how long does it take to complete?

36 credit hours; 6 semesters; 2 years.

Are all courses online?

All courses are online. We do require a two (2) day residency prior to the first class of the first semester. The residencies are held on the Adams State campus and attendance is mandatory.

What is taking online classes like?

We recommend before applying for the online program, access the online readiness survey. Readiness for Education At a Distance Indicator is an online assessment which quantifies a learner's level of readiness to study online. It measures variables of individual attributes (motivation, procrastination), learning styles, technical competency, on-screen reading speed & comprehension, and typing speed & accuracy. The assessment is for you to get a better understanding of your readiness to start this program.
This assessment is not used for admission purposes.

To take the test, please click the link below and when asked for a username and password use "ceonline" for the username and "students" for the password. Do not use the quotation marks in the username password field.

How do I access my classes?

Once you have been accepted into the cohort, you will be issued your ID number and a token number from the Graduate School.
A token ID is a temporary code used to set up your password. Using your user name and this password, you will access your classes through WebCT on the portal page of Adams State (http://portal.adams.edu/ ) • ASU Portal

Do you require the GRE for admission?

You must take either the GRE or GMAT prior to your first semester. The required minimum scores are:
GMAT: 570
GRE: 153 on Verbal and 151 on Qualitative
Lower scores will be considered but student would have to apply for an exemption.

Do you accept a transfer of credits?

No transfer credits from other M.B.A. programs will be accepted.

Can I take an M.B.A. course if I am not enrolled as a cohort?

If there is space available, students not enrolled in the M.B.A. program may take course/s of interest upon permission of instructor and director of the MBA program, along with meeting pre-requisites.