Apply for Admission

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Requirements for Admission

The Helzberg Executive MBA is a 21-month program designed for experienced managers, leaders, professionals and fast-trackers who want to take their careers to the next level. The program combines academic rigor with real-world relevance leading to an MBA degree. Ideal candidates will have:

  • Eight or more years progressive, professional work experience

  • Five or more years managerial work experience

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university

How to Apply

To apply for admission to the Executive MBA, complete the application and submit all required documentation. You can submit items as they are ready, or wait to submit a complete package.

  1. Application for admission
    You may apply online or request a paper copy from the Admission Office at emba@rockhurst.edu.

  2. Current resume or curriculum vitae

  3. Official transcript(s) from all any institution of higher learning where you earned a baccalaureate degree and/or completed any graduate courses.

  4. Two professional letters of recommendation
    Recommendation letters are an important part of the admission decision. Please select two professional references who are able to comment on your character, business skills, expertise and leadership ability. Letters should be submitted on company letterhead. Applicants are encouraged to avoid selecting family or personal friends as recommenders.

  5. Personal statement
    Prepare and submit a personal statement describing your career goals and what you hope to gain by completing the Helzberg Executive MBA. Describe experience and skills you bring to the peer learning environment.

  6. Interview
    Upon review of completed application and credentials, qualified candidates will be invited for an admission interview.

Mail or deliver application materials to Rockhurst University, Office of MBA Admission, 1100 Rockhurst Road, Kansas City, MO 64110.