Course Waiver Policy

Upon application, transcripts will be reviewed for possible course waivers.

For students transferring from another accredited graduate program, the MBA Director will review transcripts and make a determination of course equivalency. A maximum of nine credits, plus the foundation courses, can be transferred.

The two foundation courses, as well as WGB 601 and WGB 603 have formal waiver requirements:

  • WGB 520: Can be waived for those who have completed three credit hours in Macroeconomics, Microeconomics and Statistics with grades of B or better in both.

  • WGB 521: Can be waived for those with an undergraduate degree in business or in exceptional situations upon review of candidate work and academic experience with MBA Director.

  • WGB 601: Students who have completed twelve credit hours in Accounting, (including three credit hours in Financial Accounting and three credit hours in Information Technology) with grades of B or better within the last two years, or have received an undergraduate degree in Accounting within the last three years, may choose to have WGB 601 waived and substitute either AC 610 or AC 617.

  • WGB 603: Students who have completed twelve credit hours in Finance,(including three credit hours of Financial Management) with  grades of B or better within the last two years, or have received an undergraduate degree in Finance within the last three years, can choose to have WGB 603 waived and substitute an elective in  Finance.