School of Business Administration

Programs Offered

The School of Business Administration offers various graduate level business programs. A Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.) is offered online and in a cohort-based hybrid format in DeLand. A Master of Accountancy (M.Acc.) program is offered online. Additionally, a dual degree J.D./M.B.A. program is available online through cooperation with the Stetson University College of Law in Gulfport, an M.S.Pharm/M.B.A. program is available online through collaboration with the University of Florida College of Pharmacy, and a dual degree M.H.A./M.B.A. program is available online through collaboration with AdventHealth University.

For more information on the programs, contact the Office of Graduate Admissions at or call 386-822-7100.

Foundation Requirements

The M.Acc. program requires a basic foundation in accounting and business administration courses. Foundation requirements may be satisfied by courses taken at institutions accredited by the appropriate regional association. Coursework taken by applicants as part of their undergraduate curriculum may be applied to the foundation requirements if the coursework is comparable and if the applicant earned a course grade of a C or higher. After admission to a graduate program at Stetson, any foundation course may be satisfied by completion of a comparable course credit from an institution accredited by the appropriate regional association.

Admissions Process

Stetson University's Business Graduate Admissions office accepts applications for all graduate business programs on a rolling basis. In order to prepare you for admission to your program of choice, the priority application date will secure first priority for class registration. The final application date ensures that your application will be reviewed in a timely fashion and given ample time for class registration and managing tuition and funding options.

Admission Requirements for Graduate Business Programs

  • Application for Admission
  • $50 Application Fee
  • GMAT or GRE Scores1 (only required for MBA if applying for scholarships)
  • Resume, listing your professional and educational history, including any honors, certifications, designations, etc.
  • Official Transcripts from all previous universities/colleges attended
  • Two letters of recommendation (professional or academic)

The M.B.A. program and M.Acc. program require a written personal statement addressing career goals and reasons for pursuing the graduate degree at Stetson University School of Business Administration. Well-qualified candidates with an undergraduate degree from Stetson may qualify for "fast track" admission to the M.B.A. program or the M.Acc. program. Please contact the Office of Graduate Admissions for further information.

1 GMAT/GRE is optional and is encouraged for candidates who wish to strengthen their credentials for admission.

Application materials should be submitted to Stetson University:

Stetson University
Office of Graduate Admissions
421 N. Woodland Blvd., Unit 8289
DeLand, Florida 32723
Fax: 386-822-7112

Additionally, all international applicants whose native language is not English are required to take the Internet-based Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) and submit a score of 90 or better or take the International English Language Testing System (IELTS) and submit a score of 7.0 or better. International transcripts are required to be translated if the grading and evaluation system used differs from those used by the United States education system. Official translation and a course-by-course evaluation from all prior institutions and grade-point average computation must be provided to the Office of Graduate Admissions. Please use one of the following services for evaluation:

World Educational Services
22 Prince St.
PMB 101
New York, NY 10012

Josef Silny & Associates
7101 SW 102 Ave.
Miami, FL 33173