San Diego MBA Programs that Don’t Require the GMAT or GRE
Below is a list of business schools in the San Diego Metro that don’t require the GMAT or GRE. For a complete list of MBA programs in the San Diego Metro, click here.
Please note that many of these programs are executive MBA programs, which typically cater to applicants with many years of professional experience. Click on a program profile below to see if you meet the eligibility requirements for that program.
In lieu of submitting a GMAT score for the Alliant MBA program, the admissions committee may conduct an interview to assess an applicant’s abilities.
The GMAT or GRE may be waived in light of a PhD, MD or JD degree only for the Part-Time MBA or Full-Time MBA programs. Applicants to the Executive MBA program may request a waiver for the GRE or GMAT if they hold a doctorate from an accredited university, or earned a 3.0 GPA or higher in undergraduate or graduate school.
For the Full-Time MBA program, the GMAT or GRE requirement may be waived for applicants holding an MD or PhD in the fields of science or technology. For the Part-Time/Professional MBA, the GMAT or GRE requirement may be waived for applicants holding an MD or PhD in the fields of science or technology. Additionally, five or more years of work experience in these fields or business could also support a GMAT waiver; the University of San Diego also requires a minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.0 and proof of academic success in at least one calculus course at the undergraduate level.