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Admission to the MBA-Executive Program

Admission to the MBA–Executive program is based on a multitude of factors and will be evaluated holistically. Our website contains several resources to help walk you through the admission process, but we are here to help. Contact us at (800) 633-1430 or with any questions or if you’d like to set up an advising appointment.

Step One: Apply for admission and pay the application fee 

Visit to begin the online application form.

Completing your application requires a non-refundable $56 application fee. Your application will not be processed until this fee is paid. Payment can be made online, or a check can be mailed to:

UW Oshkosh Office of Graduate Studies
800 Algoma Blvd., Dempsey Hall 345, Oshkosh, WI 54901

Step Two: Request and submit official transcripts

An undergraduate degree from an accredited college or university is required. To request official transcripts, contact any colleges or universities where you completed undergraduate or graduate coursework. Submit your official transcripts electronically to or mail to UW Oshkosh Office of Graduate Studies.

Step Three: Email your current professional resume or curriculum vita

Email your current professional resume or curriculum vita to

Step Four: Email your personal essay

Email your personal essay to Your personal essay should be single-spaced and no longer than two pages, describing:

  • Your reason for pursuing an MBA degree. What is your career objective and how will the UW Oshkosh MBA-Executive contribute to that objective?
  • The impact it will have on both your short- and long-term career goals. Provide an example of your leadership in a project, initiative or business strategy. Cite details of what you did, how you did it and what you accomplished.
  • The value you will bring to the classroom. Your success in the program is dependent upon the strengths you bring to your cohort group. What are your greatest strengths that you will bring into your group?

Step Five: Email two letters of recommendation.

Email two letters of recommendation from the following individuals to

  • Senior leader within your organization. This may be your manager or another person within the company.
  • Another individual you’ve worked closely with. This may be in your current organization or with a previous employer and could include a manager, senior executive, co-workers, customer, client or member of a volunteer organization.

Step Six: Apply for MBA – Executive Scholarship (if applicable)

For more information and to see if you qualify, see the MBA – Executive Scholarship page or visit the Academic Works website.

Step Seven: International student application materials (if applicable)

Students who have, or need, a student visa may find additional admission requirements found at

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