Admission Requirements

MBA Degree

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To be considered for admission, please submit the following:

  • A completed online application
  • Official undergraduate/graduate transcripts from a regionally accredited institution
  • A current resume
  • A personal statement addressing the following:
    • Your short- and long-term goals
    • Why you wish to pursue your MBA at Wilkes University
    • Why you are a strong candidate for the Wilkes MBA program

A recommendation letter may be required at the discretion of the MBA Department.

International applicants must also submit the following documents:

  • Proof of English Proficiency test scores
  • Copy of the passport page containing your picture.

For further details, please refer to our International Admissions requirements.

MBA Stackable Certificates

To enroll in the certificate program, you only need:

  • A bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution.
  • A completed online application.

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You can start the Management Foundations certificate with a bachelor’s degree in any major. With a bachelor’s degree in a business major, you can choose to start with the Business Essentials or the Decision Making certificate.


Accepted students are immediately assigned an advisor. Advising sessions are used to discuss career goals, student strengths and course-scheduling options. Sessions can also be used to communicate effective managerial role models and current job market conditions.

Thank you for choosing Wilkes University.

Please click through to the online application, and choose the appropriate application option for your program of choice from the drop-down menu on the first page. Each graduate program has specific requirements for admission.

Please send all supporting materials to:

Wilkes University
Graduate Admissions
84 W. South Street
Wilkes-Barre, PA 18766

If you have any questions about the application process or required materials, please contact the Graduate Admissions office at 570-408-4235.

Graduate Application for Admission

For more information, contact:

Kristin Donati

Senior Associate Director
Graduate Admissions

Annette Evans Alumni House 2nd floor
(570) 408-3338