Executive MBA Admission Information
The managers and senior professionals who join the Idaho Executive MBA program come from a wide range of backgrounds and industries, bringing experience and commitment to the program.
The Idaho Executive MBA program admits a class of approximately 20 students each year. Candidates complete an online application form (and pay the application fee) at the UI Graduate Admissions
. A complete application consists of the following:
- Application form and application fee
- On the online application and printable appliation form:
- complete the application for Fall semester (not Summer semester)
- chose "MBA" as your degree (your degree will be an MBA; the delivery format is "executive")
- chose "General Management" as your major
- Official transcripts from all colleges and/or universities previously attended
- GMAT (If the Admissions Committee deems necessary)
- Personal statement, employment history form, and company description
- 3 letters of recommendation with accompanying form and sponsor endorsement letter and form
- Admissions interview
The admissions committee schedules interviews after receiving the completed application packet.
HOW TO APPLY
You will complete the application form online. The following should be assembled and submitted in one envelope:
- Personal statement
- Employment history form
- Brief description of company, industry, and operations.
The letters of recommendation and recommendation form, endorsing official’s letter and form, and transcripts should be sent to the UI Graduate Admissions Office directly from those parties. Please communicate due dates with the appropriate parties to avoid delays in processing your application.
Receipt of your application packet will be acknowledged by email.
APPLICATION PACKET INSTRUCTIONS
This instruction sheet provides you with all the information you need to complete the application for admission. You will find all the forms you need right here. The forms are in pdf format. If you have Adobe Reader, the forms can be opened, completed, and printed. If you have Adobe Professional, the forms can be opened, completed, and saved as documents. Please read the instructions carefully before completing the application.
Mail all materials to:
Graduate Admissions Office
University of Idaho
875 Perimeter DR MS3019
Moscow, ID 83844-3019
APPLICATION GUIDE AND CHECKLIST
APPLICATION FORM AND FEE
You will complete the application form online at the UI graduate admissions site, where you will also pay the application fee. When the online portion of your application is received, you will be notified via email. You will be able to check the status of your application online, or you may contact Graduate Admissions via email at firstname.lastname@example.org. Once your application has been submitted, be sure to notify the UI graduate Admissions Office of any changes of address.
BRIEF DESCRIPTION OF COMPANY, INDUSTRY, AND OPERATIONS
This company description should not exceed 100 words.
EMPLOYMENT HISTORY FORM
Include background on your most recent full-time positions, including your main responsibilities, most significant challenges, and greatest accomplishments. Please do not refer to your resume.
Please think carefully about your values and goals as you respond to the following questions:
What are your career aspirations in the next 5 to 10 years, and how will your Executive MBA help you achieve them?
What personal and professional characteristics do you think most appropriately describe you?
What characteristics would you most like to change or improve?
SPONSOR ENDORSEMENT LETTER AND FORM
All applicants are required to submit a letter written by their sponsoring official in addition to the completed and signed form. A sponsoring official is the individual you report to who will commit to supporting your participation in the Executive MBA Program pertaining to release from duties on class days and agree that you will not be required by the organization to miss regularly scheduled class sessions. The sponsoring official’s letter should address the areas outlined on the form. The sponsoring official should submit the form and letter directly to the UI Graduate Admission Office.
RECOMMENDATION LETTER AND FORM
Three letters of recommendation are required. Please send the recommendation forms directly to your contacts for completion. Recommenders’ letter should address the areas outlined on the form. The completed form and letter should be sent directly to the UI Graduate Admission Office.
If the admissions committee deems necessary, each applicant is required to complete the Graduate Management Admissions Test (GMAT), which is administered by the Graduate Management Admissions Council (GMAC). For registration information and testing locations in the U.S. and Canada, call 800.717.4628 or visit MBA.com, the Official GMAT Web Site. We recommend that you take the GMAT as early as possible. Request that your official scores be sent to the University of Idaho Graduate Admissions Office (school code FKX-34-58) and include a photocopy of your score report in the application packet. Your GMAT needs to be taken within the last five years.
One sealed copy of official transcript from all college and/or universities previously attended are required. For your convenience, you may use the Transcript Request Form that is included in this packet to request that your transcripts be sent directly to the UI Graduate Admissions Office. In the case of international applicants, if the original language of the academic record and diploma is not English, a certified English translation must also accompany the original document.
The Idaho Executive MBA is designed for experienced managers and senior professionals. Realizing the importance of a diverse student group, we seek and accept candidates from a broad range of educational backgrounds, functional areas, and industries. In selecting candidates for the program, we consider the following factors:
- Experience, career progression, and potential for advancement
- Academic readiness for graduate study
- Current level of responsibility
- Ability to contribute to class learning
- Motivation and commitment to the program