Howard Online MBA Program FAQ
Frequently Asked Questions About
Howard’s Online MBA Programs
Still deciding if a Howard MBA is right for you? Review the following frequently asked questions to learn more about our part-time Online MBA programs. If you need additional support, email us. Your pathway to a prestigious legacy, strong community, and an empowered future starts at Howard.
No. You will receive scholarship and loan details after you are admitted and submit the FAFSA. Review our financial aid page for additional information and tips for funding your education.
Yes. Once admitted, you will need to submit official transcripts by the start of your first class. Review the admissions page for additional information on how and where to send your transcripts.
For Executive MBA applicants, the GMAT or Executive Assessment is not required but highly recommended. The school code is 5297. EMBA applicants with an undergraduate GPA lower than 2.5 must take the Executive Assessment.
For Online MBA applicants, the GMAT or GRE is required, unless the applicant obtains a waiver.
Waivers may be available for those who exceed our program’s education and work experience criteria. Speak to an Enrollment Advisor today to determine if you may be eligible. Final determination of waiver awards will be made on a case by case basis by the Howard OMBA Admissions team and are not guaranteed.
Candidates who would like to be considered for a waiver shall complete their application with all requirements minus their exams and should exceed academic requirements by:
- Having earned an advanced degree (Masters or PHD) with a strong quantitative focus, or
- Completed their Undergraduate degree with a Cumulative GPA above 3.5, or
- Demonstrated academic excellence in previous quantitative coursework.
Students are required to participate in online study groups and chats, which provide opportunities to connect with classmates and faculty from all over the world. We foster a community of collaboration in which students share ideas, build relationships, and empower each other.
We also encourage you to study abroad. Exploring and learning side-by-side with other students in a new place will help you create genuine lifelong connections and open doors to career-changing opportunities.
Yes. Howard not only provides various opportunities to study abroad but also prepares you to meet the challenges of the global marketplace. You will have access to grant and funding opportunities, training programs, courses, and research that will expose you to new perspectives, cultures, and business concepts.
We also encourage you to join us on the next global tour. Previous tours traveled to India, Columbia, Africa, and China. You’ll gain exposure to international business and management trends while learning about new cultures and traditions.
Yes. The School of Business Center for Career Excellence partners you with leading corporations, startups, and nonprofit organizations to help students create long-lasting connections and build a strong professional community. We provide the tools, resources, and extensive network to help you transition into a new position or advance within your current role. Visit Howard University Career Services for Howard School of Business job and internship listings and additional information regarding career and professional development.
Yes, both the Online Executive MBA and Online MBA programs are ideal for working professionals. Howard’s Online MBA programs let you pursue a degree that will advance your technical and business skills while maintaining a career.
Yes, financial aid is available for eligible applicants. Review the financial aid page to learn about funding options.
Yes. Candidates are considered for scholarships upon receipt of their application. Scholarship availability is dependent upon the semester and funding.
Students can network within the vast HU alumni network and with faculty, and business professionals during campus activities, including the CEO Series. We facilitate interaction with global business leaders to help you create lifelong connections and open doors to career-changing opportunities.