Graduate Business Admissions

Apply for MBA or MSOD programs from the McColl School of Business


Application Process

Take your first step toward an MBA or MSOD from Queens:

1. Complete Online Application

This application will include a personal essay, a resume, and names of references for letters of recommendations*. If you prefer, you may submit the essay and resume after submitting your application.

2. Request Official Transcripts*

Applicants must submit transcripts from any/all colleges or universities attended showing a bachelor's degree from an accredited institution. Official paper transcripts must be in a sealed envelope and mailed directly from the college or university to McColl School Graduate Admissions, 1900 Selwyn Avenue, Charlotte, NC 28274. If your college/university uses an electronic transcript format, it should be emailed directly from your college/university to mccollschool@queens.edu

3. Submit GMAT or GRE Test Scores **

McColl School of Business GMAT Institution Code: 8QKQB67
McColl School of Business GRE Institution Code: 3014

4. Submit $75 Application Fee

5. Admissions Interview


Program Requirements

The McColl School of Business welcomes applicants who are motivated to succeed, demonstrate strong academic and professional backgrounds, and uphold the values of the McColl School and Queens University. Applications are reviewed on a rolling admissions basis and a decision will be provided only after all requirements have been met.

At least 5 years of full-time, relevant work experience is required for the MS in Organization Development and Coaching Certificate Program. Work experience is preferred but not necessarily required for the MBA.


Program Eligibility

All candidates must hold a bachelor's degree from an accredited institution. MSOD and certificate candidates should have a minimum of 5 years of full-time, relevant work experience. 


Fellowships & Cost 

The McColl School of Business provides a limited number of merit and need-based fellowships to students enrolled in the MBA and MSOD programs. For program cost, please see Graduate Tuition Rates.

To be considered for a fellowship, applicants must complete the admissions process and a fellowship application prior to the fellowship deadline (noted below).

Applications to the McColl School Graduate Programs are reviewed on a rolling basis, and admission decisions are provided within 3-5 business days after the admissions process has been completed. Acceptance to the program does not guarantee a fellowship award.

Fellowship Deadlines

Term Fellowship Deadline       Fellowship Notification       Classes Begin
Spring 2018 December 4, 2017 December 11, 2017 January 8, 2018     
Summer 2018       April 9, 2018 April 16, 2018 May 14, 2018

Fellowship applications may be considered after the fellowship deadline on a funds available basis. 

Only MBA and MSOD students admitted in Full Degree status are eligible to receive fellowships. Fellowship awards are subject to change based on your projected hours in the program, annual company assistance, and/or your personal situation. While in the program, fellowship recipients will be expected to:

  1. Complete at least nine credit hours per academic year and remain in good academic standing.
  2. Be willing to represent the McColl School of Business as an ambassador from time to time.  
  3. Inform the Office of Graduate Admissions of any changes in employment or company assistance.
  4. Submit a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) prior to each academic year. (Queens University's code is 002957.)

International Students

Applicants for whom English is not the first language must satisfactorily complete the TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) or the IELTS (International English Language Testing System). In lieu of the TOEFL or IELTS, Queens University of Charlotte will also accept successful completion of the ELS Language Center's English language program at Level 112. 

  • TOEFL: minimum score of 550 (written test), 213 (electronic test) or 80 (internet-based test)
  • IELTS: minimum composite score of 6.0
  • ELS: successful completion of Level 112

Learn more information for international students through our Myrta Puliam Center for International Education.

* Letters of Recommendation: Applicants are required to provide two references to provide letters of recommendation in the application. You should let your recommenders know to expect an email from Queens requesting their letters of recommendation. Recommendations should be from a current or recent employer, manager, colleague or client who can address your intellectual capacity, leadership style, ability to work with others and business or managerial skills. 

** Test scores not required for certificate programs.

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