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»Full-Time MBA Program

The Full-Time Masters in Business Administration (MBA) program is designed for early career professionals looking to fast track their career or make a career transition. Ranked as one of the nation's top 100 MBA programs, the 50 credit Full-Time MBA program gives students:

  • An understanding of all functional areas of business
  • The ability to communicate persuasively
  • The capacity for effective economic analysis
  • A global perspective

All core courses of this MBA program are taken as a cohort during the day in a consecutive, planned format and supplemented with four electives.

Students may gain an emphasis by taking at least three of their four elective courses in a particular area of business study. Emphases are offered in:

  • Finance
  • Marketing
  • Entrepreneurship
  • International Business

Students also receive in-depth, hands-on career guidance from our Graduate Business Career Center. Please visit their page for more information.

View Full-Time MBA Program Requirements

+-How to Apply to the Full-Time MBA Program

  • Submit the on-line application
  • Upload resume
  • Upload Personal Statement Essay (prompt is available by accessing the on-line application)
  • Mail official academic transcript from undergraduate degree granting institution to:

Chapman University
Office of Graduate Admissions
One University Drive
Orange, CA 92866

  • Request to have official Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) or the Graduate Record Examinations (GRE) score reported
  • Upload contact information for two recommenders. A recommender should be someone familiar with the applicant's academic or professional abilities
  • Interview


Spring Semester

There is no spring semester matriculation for the Full-Time and Executive MBA programs.

Fall Semester

Full Time MBA
Round 1 Deadline: November 1
Round 2 Deadline: February 1
Round 3 Deadline: May 1 

Please note that for all programs, applications received after the above dates will be considered on a space available basis until the class fills.

+-International Applicants

In addition to the steps above:
  • Submit score on the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) or the International English Language Testing System (IELTS) or the Pearson Test of English (PTE)
  • Submit copy of your diploma
  • Complete the financial statement form required for the student visa
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