Admissions Requirements

Admission Requirements

  1. A Bachelor's degree in any field from an accredited college or university with a GPA of 3.0 or higher. An official transcript is required
  2. One year of work experience
  3. Successful completion of the CIAM Writing Assessment *Please refer to school catalog for more details.

Before You Apply:

Review the Class Schedule and School Catalog before you apply.

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Application Instructions

HOW TO APPLY

Step 1: Submit Application Package* to CIAM
• Items needed for the Application Package:
     • Start Application Form (CLICK HERE)
     • Current Resume
     • Copy of the ID or Passport
     • Admissions Questionnaire 
     • Statement of Interest
         Topic: Describe your interest in CIAM’s MBA as to how our program meets your career and educational objectives.
• Pay application fee
• Submit Official Transcript(s) to CIAM 
• If interested in transferring of credits – contact the Office of Admissions at admissions@ciam.edu
Step 2: Pass the CIAM Assessment Writing Test - Assessment Writing Test Instructions
Step 3: Schedule and Pass the Admissions Interview

  Application Checklist

*Additional Documents Required for International Students:

  View International Requirements  

Important Application Forms:

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MBA Application

Admissions Questionnaire

Transfer Credit Form (if applicable)

Academic Petition Form (if applicable)

Application Dates

2018-2019 Application Periods:

CiAM has rolling admissions and flexible application periods, so you can start your application anytime! If you are interested in applying to CiAM, please see the terms available for 2018-2019 listed below. If you have any questions, please drop us a line at admissions@ciam.edu anytime, we are always happy to help!

Regular MBA Program (Full-time, 2 years)

  • Summer 2018
    • Student Orientation: May 25th, 2018
    • Term Start (First Day of Class): Jun 9th, 2018
  • Fall 2018
    • Student Orientation: Aug 24th, 2018
    • Term Start (First Day of Class): Sep 8th, 2018
  • Winter 2019
    • Student Orientation: Jan 4th, 2019
    • Term Start (First Day of Class): Jan 5th, 2018
  • Summer 2019
    • Student Orientation: Mar 29th, 2019
    • Term Start (First Day of Class): May 4th, 2019

Accelerated MBA (full-time, 1 Year) & Part-Time MBA (2 Years)

  • Term 1
    • Student Orientation: Mar 7th, 2018
    • Term Start (First Day of Class): Mar 21st, 2018
  • Fall (I) 2018
    • Student Orientation: Aug 10th, 2018
    • Term Start (First Day of Class): Aug 25th, 2018
  • Fall (II) 2018
    • Student Orientation: Oct 19th, 2018
    • Term Start (First Day of Class): Oct 27th, 2018
  • Winter (I) 2019
    • Student Orientation: Jan 4th, 2019
    • Term Start (First Day of Class): Jan 5th, 2019

Technical Requirements

Technical Minimum Requirements

for the MBA Program

The computer a student will utilize for the MBA program must meet the minimum requirements below. Note that the minimum computer and software requirements may evolve during a student’s course of studies, in particular as thirdparty vendors discontinue support for older versions of the product.

Minimum Hardware and Operating System

  1. 1.8 GHz Intel Core 2 Duo or greater.
  2. 2GB RAM or more & 1 GB of free hard drive space or more.
  3. If running Windows, Windows 7 or greater.
  4. If running OSX, OSC 10.6 or greater.
  5. Webcam, sound card, microphone & speakers set up on your computer, or a smartphone or tablet that has video and sound recording capabilities.

Software

  1. Internet Browser: Google Chrome, Internet Explorer, or Firefox with Adobe Flash Player with most current update.
  2. Microsoft Office 2007 or higher: Word, Excel, PowerPoint (or equivalent such Mac iWork), rtf.
  3. Current version of Adobe Reader
  4. USB Flash Drive: Strongly recommended (1 GB+)
  5. Video Media Player (such as Windows Media Player or QuickTime Player (or equivalent), which are available free of charge from the manufacturers.

Internet Connection

  1. A reliable broadband Internet connection, either cable or DSL of at least 5Mbps download speed (constant) for adequate audio video quality.
  2. An email address that will accept all emails, including attachments, from the domain name CIAM.edu.

Note: Students are presumed to receive the messages sent to designated CIAM.edu email addresses. It is the responsibility of the student to ensure that messages from CIAM are not blocked and that the mailbox is not too full to receive messages.