Students may enter the MSBA program once a year in Fall quarter.
Full-time students can finish the program in one year; students taking classes part-time will typically take 24 months to complete the MSBA.
Applicants for whom English is a non-native language must demonstrate English proficiency regardless of English language studies, academic history, residence in the United States or other English-speaking countries, and immigration status.
However, graduate and post baccalaureate applicants who received a baccalaureate degree or higher from Seattle University or a recognized college or university in the United States, Canada, Great Britain, Ireland, New Zealand, or Australia, and who remain in a country where English is the primary language for at least two years after graduation, will not be required to submit an English proficiency test score.
Please send all official transcripts and documents to:
901 12th Ave
PO Box 222000
Seattle, WA 98122-1090
Albers School of Business and Economics MSBA applicants are accepted into the program on the basis of their entire history (GPA, work experience, essay, and TOEFL scores, if required), considering each factor individually, and in combination, as part of the admissions process.
When your application is entered into our computer system, a letter will be sent to you indicating what is needed to complete your application file. An admissions decision is issued via mail soon after that. Check your application status through your online application portal.
Applicants admitted to Seattle University will receive information regarding course registration at orientation.
By the time classes start, MSBA students must have demonstrated competency in the following three areas:
The prerequisites listed above can be waived if a similar course has been taken elsewhere with a grade of B- or better.
How to complete MSBA Program Prerequisites:
Students are required to finish all three prerequisites below before they enter the MSBA program. For example, if you wish to start the MS in Business Analytics program in fall quarter, but you need any prerequisite classes, you must finish the prerequisite classes in summer quarter.
Download the MSBA Prerequisite Guide document for online options for completing the prerequisites.
The tuition cost for the 2023-2024 school year is $994 per credit. Tuition is the same for domestic or international students. The MSBA is a 45 credit program.