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GMAT Waiver

Qualifications for GMAT waiver

The GMAT requirement for admission to Charlton graduate business programs is waived if the applicant proves any of the following to UMass Dartmouth's satisfaction:

  • An earned a baccalaureate degree (or the equivalent of a USA baccalaureate degree) in any major/discipline from an accredited college/university with a cumulative GPA of at least 3.00 on a 4.00 scale.
  • An earned graduate degree (master’s or doctoral) in any major/discipline from an accredited college/university. Minimum documentation required: Official transcript.
  • Professional licensure or certification that requires a test of field-specific knowledge (e.g., Certified Public Accountant, Certified Financial Planner) and is relevant to the master's degree sought.
  • At least 5 years of managerial/supervisory work experience. Required documentation:
    • Letter of recommendation from at least 1 employer (preferably current employer)
    • resume that cites months and years of all employment, all employer(s) name(s), all job title(s), and specific description(s) of managerial/supervisory duties.
  • An earned Graduate Certificate from the Charlton College of Business with a cumulative GPA of at least 3.30.

Applicants whose GMAT requirement is waived may still be required to take Foundation courses prior to beginning the MBA coursework. The waiver form is available to fill out in the Applicant Portal after you submit your application.

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