Admissions Process

All students must apply and be admitted to Mississippi State University. In addition, students must meet the program requirements to be admitted to the Online Bachelor of Business Administration program.

These steps must be taken in order to apply:

  1. If you are interested in the Online Bachelor of Business Administration program and wish to have your transcripts evaluated (prior to applying to the program), send transcript copies to the Online BBA Program Coordinator. Include with these transcripts a valid phone number and email address. Please be aware that you will be required to submit official transcripts from all previous institutions to the Office of Admissions & Scholarships once you apply for admission.
  2. After transcripts are reviewed, you will receive tentative information, concerning transfer courses and needed courses. This information will provide a map for graduation.
  3. After your transcripts are reviewed, you will need to gain admission to MSU. You will choose Business Administration (BUAD) as your major and Distance Education as your campus.
  4. Request transcripts from all previous institutions and have them sent to Mississippi State University. (Required for Admission) Transcripts and other documentation sent via U.S. Postal Service should be submitted to:
  5. Office of Admissions & Scholarships
    P.O. Box 6334
    Mississippi State, MS 39762
  6. Request official ACT or SAT scores be sent to MSU.
  7. In addition to university admission requirements, students must also meet the following GPA requirements to be admitted into the BBA program:
  8. Minimum GPA Requirements for Current MSU Students Minimum GPA Requirements for Transfer Students
    Freshmen - 2.0 Freshmen - 2.0
    Sophomores - 2.25 Sophomores - 2.25
    Juniors and Seniors - 2.5 Juniors and Seniors - 2.5

    Those students who do not meet the minimum GPA requirement, may still be granted university admission, as an undeclared admit.

  9. Wait for admissions confirmation from the Center for Distance Education.