Chatham University

Sustainability & Business Administration (MSUS/MBA) Admission Requirements

Priority Deadline for Fall - February 1 (all application materials must be received by this date for first consideration of fellowships/assistantships)
Regular Application Deadline for Fall: July 1
Regular Application Deadline for Spring: November 1

Admission to the Dual Degree MSUS-MBA program will be based on:

  • Baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university
  • Overall undergraduate GPA of 3.0 or above on a 4.0 scale
  • Proficiency in written and oral communications, college level math, and computer usage including word processing, spreadsheets, databases, and the Internet are required
  • Completed application form, including:
    • Official transcripts from all colleges and universities attended
    • Resume and/or additional information concerning professional or volunteer activities
    • Nonrefundable application fee of $45 (unless application is completed online)
  • Two (2) letters of recommendation from faculty or direct work supervisors that describe the applicant's:
    • Capacity for independent thinking
    • Written and verbal communication skills
    • Ability to thrive in a collaborative, interdisciplinary academic setting
    • Commitment to a career advancing sustainability
  • One- to two-page letter that explains the origins of their interest in sustainability and professional goals
  • Students must complete pre-requisite courses in Financial Accounting, Business Statistics and Introduction to Microsoft Excel prior to beginning the program