Is the TOEFL/IELTS required if I already have an undergraduate degree from GUST?
If your GPA is 2.67 or above, you will be exempted from this requirement. However, if your GPA is between 2.5 and 2.67, then the TOEFL/IELTS is required for admission into the MBA program. If you have taken the TOEFL more than two years ago, you will need to retake the exam. A minimum IELTS score of 6 or TOEFL score of 550 (paper) or (213 computer-based or internet-based 80) is required.
Can I transfer credits into the MBA program at GUST?
A maximum of 9 semester hours in graduate credit from another accredited college or university may be applied toward the required program credits, provided the grade for each course is at least a B (3.0). However, these courses must be approved by the appropriate College Dean and the Director of MBA program. Only classes taken within the last five years may be transferred in.
Will I be assigned an academic advisor once accepted into the program?
Yes, an academic advisor will be available to meet with you.
Can I start taking classes before I have been accepted into the MBA program?
No, only students matriculated in the GUST MBA Program are permitted to take classes. You must apply, submit transcripts and other required documents to be considered for acceptance.
How long does it take to complete the MBA program?
The program can be completed in two years (four semesters) full-time.
Please click here to view our MBA Curriculum.
How much is the tuition for a full/part-time MBA student?
The total fee (exclusive of application and registration fees) for the MBA Program is approx. 10,800 KD for total 45 credits (each credit hour is 240KD).
What is the normal class size?
The GUST MBA program runs small class sizes with an average student/faculty ratio of 25 to 1.
Where can I find more information?
Please visit: https://gsr.gust.edu.kw/graduate-studies/mba