Executive MBA Admission

The Seidman Executive MBA program provides a highly strategic, systems-oriented curriculum and an applied focus culminating in a real-world capstone project.

Program Costs

The cost for the Executive MBA is $64,000*, which includes professional development, mentoring, materials, parking fees, meals on program days and ground costs for the international trip. Students are billed each semester. Tuition is based on enrollment and fees are distributed throughout the program.

*subject to change

Application Deadline


Application Requirements

A bachelor’s degree and at least five years of significant professional experience are required for consideration. The GMAT is not required for admission. Final selection is based on prior academic performance, potential for leadership, and employer recommendation. Applicants must submit official documentation of all previous college course work, as well as a personal statement, recommendations, and a resume. Any undergraduate major is acceptable. No transfer credit is accepted for the Executive MBA program. An interview will be scheduled after your application has been submitted.

  • Completed graduate application for admission       
  • One-page essay/personal statement, speaking to your career goals or reason for pursuing this degree
  • $30 nonrefundable application fee (Waived if you have previously applied to Grand Valley this fee)
  • Official transcripts from all institutions of higher education previously attended
  • Current resumé

Send all application materials that have not been submitted online to:

Grand Valley State University
Admissions Office
300 Student Services Building
1 Campus Drive
Allendale, MI 49401-9403

Official transcript(s) can be sent electronically to GVSU by your previous university through an electronic delivery service such as Docufide, Naviance, E Scrip-Safe, or send via email to [email protected] Official transcripts and test scores must be received directly from the issuing institution.

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Page last modified March 21, 2023