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Master of Business and Science (MBS) Degree | Apply Now


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How do I apply?

  1. Before starting your application, please review additional admission requirements on the concentration page of your interest. A list of concentrations can be found here.
  2. Visit http://gradstudy.rutgers.edu/apply/apply-now
  3. Create a CommunityID
  4. Once you’ve logged into the application portal, on the bottom left, click the “Start Application” button
  5. After you complete your background information, you will then go to the portion of your application called “Program of Study”
  6. For "Applicant Type": Choose “Degree”
  7. For “Degree Type”: Choose “Master’s (e.g. MA, MS, EdM, MFA)”
  8. For “Area of Study”: Choose “Business and Science”
  9. For “Location/Instructional Method”, choose one of the following:
    1. “Camden”
    2. “New Brunswick”
    3. “Newark”
  10. Select your desired program (Computer and Information Sciences, Life Sciences, Engineering) and concentration and continue with the application

Application Requirements

  • Upload your updated resume in the application portal
Personal StatementExpand
  • Upload your personal statement (~500 words) in the application portal.
  • Your personal statement should detail your reasons for pursuing the Master of Business and Science degree from Rutgers University; your short-term and long-term career plans; and how your background, experience, interests, and/or values, when combined with a MBS degree, will enable you to pursue these goals successfully.
Official TranscriptsExpand
  • Transcripts must be sealed and sent to the graduate admissions office at the time of applying.
  • Click here for a list of campus addresses, though applicants are encouraged to reach out to their universities to find out if they can submit electronic official transcripts as opposed to regular mail for a quicker turnaround. Universities can send official electronic transcripts to the Rutgers Graduate & Professional Admissions office: e-transcripts@gradadm.rutgers.edu
Letters of RecommendationExpand
  • Request two letters of recommendation (either academic or professional) in the application portal.
International ApplicantsExpand
  • All international applicants must submit translated and evaluated (course by course) transcripts through WES or ECE. If a WES or ECE is submitted, your original (untranslated) transcripts are not required.
  • A TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) or IELTS (International English Language Testing System) test score is required if your undergraduate education was completed in a non-English speaking country:
    • The minimum TOEFL scores are 550 (paper-based) or 213 (computer-based)
    • The minimum IBT internet-based TOEFL scores: writing 22, speaking 23, reading 21, listening 17
    • An acceptable IELTS score is bandwidth 7
    • Test scores should be sent to Rutgers School Code: 2790
  • Additional information for international students can be found here.