Admissions Requirements

The California School of Management & Leadership (CSML) admissions criteria vary depending on the program and level of studies. Requirements are designed to measure the qualities and capabilities required of a professional in the field to which the student is applying as reflected in the applicant’s academic ability, academic preparation, and other personal and non-academic factors.

In addition to the supplementary requirements of the program, the following are University-wide admissions requirements:

  • Completed application with application processing fee
  • Submission of official transcripts

See the Programs & Degrees section to find out details about each program. Admissions requirements are listed below for the following programs:

Admissions Criteria: BS Business Administration

GPA Applicants must have at least a 2.0 grade point average
English Language Proficiency English language proficiency must be demonstrated by applicants not previously educated in English. Minimum TOEFL score of 550 paper/213 computer/80 internet or equivalent.

Graduate Admissions

All completed applications are reviewed by an admissions committee in the program. For most programs, an in-person interview is required. While applicants are selected for entrance to CSML Graduate Programs on the basis of their composite applications, the following items are essential components of the admissions decision.

Admissions Criteria: San Diego MBA

Admissions Criteria: MS Data Analytics

Admissions Criteria: DBA

Admissions Criteria: PhD Leadership