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Application Requirements

To apply for admission to the Fully Employed MBA (FEMBA) program, complete the following:

1.  Submit a Cal State Apply Application online at CSU Apply and pay the $55 application fee by March 27. On the application please select the Major/Program Objective “Business Administration,” and for the Degree Objective select “Other master's (MBA, MFA, MPA, etc.)".

2.  After submitting your graduate admission application with CSU Apply you will receive an email within one week to complete the FEMBA Supplemental Application.  The application submission deadline for all materials is April 5. You will be asked to submit the following with the application:

  • Resume
  • Essays
    • Personal Achievements: Submit a one-page essay on your on achievements which you consider to be the best indicators of your potential for a successful management career.
    • Program Experience: Submit a one-page essay on the rewards and challenges you anticipate from the program, and how you expect the experience to enhance your management career.
  • References
    • Provide the name and email address for three professional references.  We will contact them to complete a recommendation for you.
  • Unofficial transcripts for all colleges attended (attach a pdf copy of your transcripts)

3.  Request that your official GMAT score report to be sent to CSUSM. The school code for the GMAT test is V38-PT-28. If you are sending GRE scores the school code is 4155.

4.  Request official transcripts from all colleges attended to be sent to: 

     Office of Admissions
     California State University, San Marcos
     333 S. Twin Oaks Valley Road
     San Marcos, CA 92096-0001

     Transcripts may also be sent electronically to: 

5.  If you are required to take an English proficiency test, request for your official TOEFL or IELTS scores to be sent to CSUSM.