Frequently Asked Questions
Is this a full-time or part-time program?
This is a full-time, accelerated program. Students take two 8-week courses each semester.
What time of the day are the classes held?
The program is offered in an online format. In some cases, students will be asked to participate in synchronous sessions. These sessions would be scheduled for a time between 6:00 and 9:00 PM.
What is the average age of the student?
Most of the students in the program are working professionals. There is a wide range of student with experience ranging from those with a few years of work experience, to those in the middle of their career looking for a change in profession.
Do I have to take the MAT, GRE or GMAT?
Yes, you are required to take either MAT, GMAT or GRE for acceptance into the program.
What are the cutoff scores for the MAT, GRE and GMATs?
We expect students to be above the 50th percentile on graduate norms, but take all credentials into consideration.
What is the minimum GPA La Salle University looks for to be accepted?
We usually require a 3.0 but take all credentials into consideration.
Which is better to take the GMAT, MAT or GRE?
If you are applying to several programs, including doctoral programs, or if you do well on timed tests you should probably take the GRE. If you have been out of college for several years, or if you read widely you will usually do better with the GMAT. Review directions and sample questions before deciding.
How long after my file is complete will I hear a decision and how will I be notified of the decision?
Usually within two weeks, and you will be notified by mail.
What are the deadlines for each semester for applying?
We have rolling admission, but 3 weeks before the start of classes is the usual deadline.
Is financial aid available?
Some small grants for financial aid are available and it is based on student need.