Admission Requirements - Dual MSW/MBA Program


  1. A completed Graduate Application for Admission.
  2. Transcripts (official, sealed in envelope) from all prior undergraduate and graduate colleges and/or universities. Aurora University accepts official electronic transcripts at AU-ETranscripts@aurora.edu
  3. A bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution with an average GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale. Students with a GPA of less than 3.0 will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Undergraduate curriculum must include three semester hours in statistics, research and physical assessment.
  4. Two letters of recommendation from individuals familiar with your professional or academic abilities.
  5. Your Statement of Purpose should be typewritten, double-spaced narrative of two to three pages and reflect standards of graduate-level writing. Please address the following in your statement:
    • Why have you chosen to pursue a dual MSW/MBA degree and what are your professional aspirations?
    • Why have you chosen Aurora University to pursue your degree?
    • If your GPA is below 3.0 on a 4.0 scale, were there extenuating circumstances that affected your past academic performance? Please explain.