All of the following items must be submitted as part of a complete application packet.
The application form must be completed and signed.
The applicant needs to submit a current résumé.
Two official transcripts from each collegiate institution previously attended should be sent directly to CU by the institution.
Organization Sponsorship Statement
The Organization Sponsorship Statement form must be completed by an individual authorized by the organization to grant sponsorship to the applicant. Individuals who are self-employed or own their own business should submit a third letter of recommendation rather than the sponsorship statement. (University of Colorado employees who are applying to the Executive MBA need to contact the Executive MBA office to obtain a CU specific Organization Sponsorship Statement.)
A nominating letter may be substituted in place of the sponsorship statement. The nominating letter should be written by the person to whom the applicant reports. The nominating letter should indicate in detail what support the organization will provide to the candidate and should include information on the candidate's current position, responsibilities, and tenure on the job.
Two Recommendation Letters.
The applicant needs to arrange for the submission of a minimum of two letters of recommendation. Recommendation letters should be completed by individuals who have professional knowledge of the applicant and can attest to one or more of the following about the applicant:
- qualifications and business experience,
- capacity for rigorous graduate-level study
- history of commitment and completion of major projects undertaken
- ability to handle multiple deadlines and manage multiple tasks
- history of working well in a team setting
- high levels of motivation and self discipline.
The personal self-evaluation should include plans for career growth, a description of significant contributions to the organization, and a discussion of the applicant's strengths and other attributes. The self-evaluation should also include a discussion of what the applicant hopes to attain with the Executive MBA degree.
A required interview with the Program Director; allows for a visit to the Executive Education Center and a detailed discussion of the program. Program staff contact finalists to arrange the interview after the application file is complete.
Not required for all candidates. See GMAT Info.
Mail application materials as they are completed to:
Executive MBA Program
University of Colorado
P.O. Box 480006
Denver, CO 80248-0006
For additional information, contact us or call:
303-623-1888 or 1-800-228-5778