Master of Business Administration

Graduate Program Director & Advising Coordinator

Dr. Lakshmi Goel

Graduate Program Director

(904) 620-2974

Building 42, Room 3226

Amy Bishop

MBA Advisor

(904) 620-2575

Building 42, Room 2021
Application Information Applications are accepted fall, spring, and summer terms.
Application Deadlines

Fall Term . . . . . . . . August 1

Spring Term . . . . . December 1

Summer Term . . . March 15


The MBA is the largest graduate program at UNF. Therefore, applicants are highly encouraged to submit applications well before the established deadline for each term to ensure advising opportunity, registration guidance, and course availability.

Admission Requirements

University requirements:


  1. A baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited U.S. institution or its equivalent from a foreign institution with a GPA of 3.0 or higher in all work attempted in the last 60 credit hours of undergraduate study. Applicants whose GPA is below a 3.0 should contact Amy Bishop at  or (904) 620-2575 to discuss how they may still be competitive for admission.

Additional program requirements:

  1. Official transcripts from all attended institutions
  2. Official GMAT or GRE scores
    • GRE scores (Institutional Code: 5490):
      • Prior to July 1, 2011:  minimum 1000 total score
      • After July 1, 2011:   minimum 300 total score
    • GMAT scores:
      • Minimum 470 total score 

Applicants not meeting the above criteria may be admitted on an exception basis pending review of 1). an index formula computed using the GPA in all work attempted in the last 60 credit hours of undergraduate study (first bachelor degree), 2). a current resume, 3). at least two letters of recommendation from prior faculty and/or work supervisors and 4). a statement of purpose (two page maximum). 

The appropriate index formula for admission is as follows:  

    • For GMAT exam:   (200 x GPA) + GMAT total score = 1070 or higher
    • For GRE exam:     (200 x GPA) + GRE total score = 900 or higher


For more information on how to apply click here.

Additonal requirements for International applicants can be found here.


Program Overview The Coggin College of Business has always emphasized academic excellence through its curricula and faculty. The MBA program focuses on developing a general management perspective and offers intensive graduate-level study in accounting, economics, decision sciences, finance, management, and marketing. Throughout the program, emphasis is given to policy formulation and the interrelationships of business disciplines. Applications in ethics, total quality management, international business, information technology, and value-based management are included in anticipation of 21st century business education.
Concentrations Offered • Accounting
• Construction Management
• E-Business
• Economics
• Finance
• International Business
• Logistics
• Management Applications
• Sports Management
Special Notes about the Program This is the largest graduate degree program at UNF.
Accreditation AACSB International --The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business
Curriculum and Requirements Curriculum
Total Program
Credit Hours
Average Length
of the Program
Two years for part-time study; four semester for full-time
Approximate Enrollment 500
Career Possibilities Career Management Center Information