Applicants to the Iowa State University Professional MBA in Des Moines are normally required to submit a GMAT (or GRE) score report with their application materials. Applicants may petition to waive the GMAT requirement if they meet the following eligibility conditions.
- A minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.20; or
- An earned postgraduate degree from a regionally-accredited U.S. institution; or
- Satisfactory grades (B or higher) in at least two graduate business courses in an approved pre-MBA or graduate certificate program
- Five years or more of progressive, professional work experiences. (A postgraduate degree may substitute for the five-year experience minimum.)
Applicants to the full-time MBA program must take the GMAT or GRE. Waiver is not an option.
To request a GMAT waiver, please submit this completed form and supporting documentation to Ron Ackerman, Director of MBA Admissions, at firstname.lastname@example.org or mail to the Dr. Charles B. Handy Graduate Programs Office, Iowa State University, 2167 Union Drive, 1360 Gerdin, Ames, Iowa 50011-2027.