Admissions Requirements – Master of Business Administration

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Admissions Requirements

Flex MBA, Personalized MBA, and Online MBA

Specializations: International Management, Marketing, Entrepreneurship, Human Resource Management, Global Finance and Banking

Mode of study:  part-time (1.5 years) or online (2.5 years)

  • Successful completion of a Bachelor’s degree in the related field
  • Minimum of two years of work experience
  • English Proficiency for non-native speakers
  • Successful completion of the admissions interview
  • SBS admissions exam (when applicable


– Applicants who do not meet the Master Admissions Criteria will be reviewed by the SBS Admissions Team.

– Applicants who do not have a Bachelor’s degree in the related field will be asked to successfully complete the SBS Massive Open Online Courses (so-called LEVEL UP exam) prior to entering one of the SBS Master programs.

Required documentation for Master Programs

  • Copy of Bachelor’s degree (transcript and diploma)
  • Copy of the official Bachelor transcripts (grade sheet)
  • Complete CV and work certificates indicating professional experiences and responsibilities
    • Minimum of two years’ work experience required for the MBA
  • English proficiency unless previous education was conducted in English
    • TOEFL IBT 90, IELTS 6.5 or equivalent
  • GMAT Only applicable for U.S. Bachelor degrees
    • A total score of 550
  • One reference letter (professional)
  • Front-facing photograph, high quality in jpg/png/gif format
  • Application fee of CHF 150.- (PayPal to account [email protected] or via bank transfer)