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All students must apply and be admitted to Mississippi State University. In addition, students must meet the program requirements to be admitted to the Distance Bachelor of Business Administration program.

These steps must be taken in order to apply:

  1. If you are interested in the Distance Bachelor of Business Administration program and wish to have your transcripts evaluated, send transcript copies to the DistanceBBA Program Coordinator. Include with these transcripts a valid phone number and email address.
  2. After transcripts are reviewed, you will receive tentative information, concerning transfer courses and needed courses. This information will provide a map for graduation.
  3. After your transcripts are reviewed, you will need to gain admission to MSU. You will choose Business Administration (BUAD) as your major and Distance Education as your campus.
  4. Request transcripts from all previous institutions and have them sent to Mississippi State University. (Required for Admission) Transcripts and other documentation sent via U.S. Postal Service should be submitted to:

    Office of Admissions & Scholarships
    P.O. Box 6334
    Mississippi State, MS 39762

  5. In addition to university admission requirements, students must also meet the following GPA requirements to be admitted into the BBA program:
  6. Minimum GPA Requirements for Current MSU Students Minimum GPA Requirements for Transfer Students
    Freshmen - 2.0 Freshmen - 2.0
    Sophomores - 2.25 Sophomores - 2.25
    Juniors and Seniors - 2.5 Juniors and Seniors - 2.5
    Those students who do not meet the minimum GPA requirement, may still be granted university admission, as an undeclared admit.
  7. Wait for admissions confirmation from the Center for Distance Education.