1 Master of Business Administration And Master of Science Business Administration-Finance Please direct all mailing and inquiries to: MBA/MSBA Admissions - Lowder Building 415 W. Magnolia Ave Suite 503 Auburn University, AL Phone: (334) Fax: (334)
2 Code of Ethics & Responsibilities This Code of Ethics and Responsibilities established by previous Auburn University MBA students to outline expected behaviors and appropriate conduct for all Auburn University MBA/MSBA students. The points listed below are not comprehensive. However, they are presented as a guide in promoting an academic program and personal behaviors with the highest levels of integrity, honesty and civility. Students are expected to represent Auburn University, the Auburn MBA Program, and themselves in an honorable, mature, ethical and professional manner. Whether careless or malicious plagiarism is unacceptable and may be grounds for dismissal from Auburn University. This includes all work (e.g. printed media, internet, etc.) that is not properly credited to the proper author(s) through appropriate and accurate citation. Group work is group work and individual work is not group work. Whether the assignment is to you as an individual or to a group in which you are a member, it can never be shared with another student without the permission of the supervising professor. Group projects require equal contribution and participation form all members. Students will conduct themselves in a professional manner representative of conduct expected in a business environment. Group members are expected to respect each other and maintain a professional and productive team dynamic. Any questionable or inappropriate behavior is expected to be reported to the MBA Honor Board. Certain courses may require computer-based tests and/or exams. All such examinations will be completed on an individual student basis. Students are expected to report honor violations to the supervising professor, the MBA Program Office or the MBA Honor Board. Honor violations include, but are not limited to and intentional act of cheating, lying or stealing as defined by the Auburn University Honor Code. Identities for all parties will be protected with the utmost confidentiality when violations are reported. All courses and class assignments will be completed on time and prepared and/or presented in a professional manner. Students are expected to arrive at class on time, be well prepared and attend all classes unless excused by the supervising professor or due to extenuating circumstances. In all cases an Official University Excuse may be required. Students will respect property of Auburn University, the and the MBA/MSBA Programs. This includes such items as computer, office equipment, classroom and audio-visual equipment. This MBA/MSBA Code of Ethics and Responsibilities is an addendum to the policies and guidelines established in the Auburn University Tiger Cub Manual for Students. MBA/MSBA Honor Code violations are always subject to University Honor Board jurisdiction and review. I hereby certify that I have read and understand the above and agree to abide by this Code: Signature Printed Name Date
3 Student Recommendation Choose one: On-Campus Full-time Program Distance MBA Program MSBA- Finance Program To be completed by students. Please fill in your name and address below, date and sign and give this form to three (3) individuals whom you have chosen to write on your behalf. The recommender should complete this form and return it to you in a signed and sealed envelope or send directly to the MBA office address listed below. Name of applicant: Prefix Last/Family First Middle Address: Street City State Zip Country Applicant s Waiver of Right of Access to Confidential Statement I hereby waive my right to access this document when completed and understand that it will remain confidential with access limited to Auburn MBA/MSBA Admissions purposes only. Signature: Date To the Recommender The above student is an applicant for admission to the Auburn University MBA or MSBA Finance program. Recommendations are a valuable part of our admissions process since we do know each applicant on a personal basis. We cannot guarantee the confidentiality of your statement unless the applicant has signed the waiver above. Thank you for helping us better evaluate this applicant by providing your comments and perspectives. Instructions: After completing the form, please place it in a sealed envelope with your signature across the seal to ensure confidentiality. You may either return the completed form to the student or mail it directly to the MBA/MSBA Admissions office: MBA/MSBA Admissions 503 Lowder Business Building Auburn University, AL Name of recommender Title Organization Business address Phone Signature Date How long and in what capacity have you known the applicant? What do you consider the applicant s strengths? In what areas does the applicant need further development?
4 Student Recommendation Describe the applicant s personal qualities such as leadership skills, sense of humor, self-confidence, honestly and self-discipline. Please describe the applicant by checking the box that most nearly represents your opinion of them with the characteristics listed. (Compare the applicant to individuals with whom you have had contact and who have approximately the same level of education, experience and training as the applicant.) Motivation for graduate work Ability to do independent work Ability to work in group/team Written communication skills Oral communication skills Intellectual ability Analytical skills Organizational skills Maturity Dependability Commitment Self-confidence Creativity Leadership potential Poor Average Good Outstanding Exceptional Not observed If English is not the applicant s native language, please comment on their English skills (written, verbal, listening and Comprehension). You are welcome to provide additional comments that would be beneficial to the Admission Committee. How would you recommend this applicant to Auburn s MBA/MSBA Finance Program? Strongly Recommend Recommend Recommend with reservations Do not recommend
5 Directions & Checklist There are two separate components to your MBA/MSBA Finance application: The Online Auburn University Graduate School E-Application The (paper) MBA/MSBA Program Application for admission form. (Additional information regarding the admissions process as well as the required undergraduate prerequisite course listings may be reviewed at 1. Complete the Auburn University Graduate School E-Application form online at Click Apply Online and complete the Graduate School E-Application as directed. MBA applicants must select either Business Administration-On Campus or Business Administration Distance Option. Finance applications please select MSBA-Finance. Application fee: $50 U.S. Citizens; $60 International Students. Payment MUST be made in U.S. funds via credit card, check or money order. Your application will not be processed until payment is received. 2. The paper MBA/Finance application form along with all required transcripts, recommendation forms/letters and other documents and attachments must be mailed or delivered directly to MBA Admissions address. ( MBA/MSBA Finance Admissions, 415 West Magnolia Ave Suite 503, Auburn University AL ) Application Deadlines This is the date an applicant s file must be complete and available for the MBA Admissions Committee to review. Incomplete and late applications will be considered for admission at a later date and on a space-available basis only. Checklist On-Campus Full-Time Program (Fall Semester Entry Only) - (February 1 st ) Distance Learning MBA Program ( Fall: February 1 st ) (Spring: September 1 st ) To the Auburn University Graduate School: Online AU Graduate School E-Application Official GMAT Scores (all applicants) and TOEFL Scores (international applicants) To MBA/MSBA Finance Admissions: MBA/MSBA Finance Paper Application. Be sure to include your signature and date of submission. GMAT/Standardized Test Score(s) and TOEFL score. We will accept unofficial score reports until official score reports are confirmed as received by the AU Graduate School. Transcripts: We require one OFFICIAL transcript of ALL undergraduate and graduate credits from each school previously attended (including junior and community college courses). Official transcripts must be in sealed envelopes and are generally mailed directly from your schools of record to MBA/Finance Admissions. Two Required Essays (Suggested length: 1-2 double spaced typed pages maximum for each question) Resume. Include: 1)Work Experience with dates of employment (please distinguish between full-time/part-time and temporary employment and include descriptions of duties and responsibilities); 2)Internships; 3) Educational institutions attended, dates of enrollment, major area(s) of study and degree(s) earned; 4) Awards, honors and recognitions received; 5) Significant college, community/volunteer, leadership, and professional activities in which you have participated. Three Recommendations. We require three recommendation forms/letters in sealed envelopes with the writer s signature across the seal. These should be mailed directly to MBA Admissions at the above address or delivered by the applicant to the MBA office. (Blank form with this application may be photocopied) Code of Ethics. Signed and dated Auburn University MBA/Finance Program Code of Ethics and Responsibilities statement. Program Prerequisite Requirements: Requirements must be completed before being cleared for registration in MBA/Finance classes. Completion of all nine prerequisite courses is NOT required before applying. Interview and Orientation: Applicants to the On-Campus Program will be notified and scheduled for a personal interview. It is an integral part of their application process. Additionally, new on-campus students must attend and participate in the required MBA Orientation Program which is conducted prior to the start of fall semester classes. There is an additional one-time fee of $395 (subject to change) for this activity.
6 ADMISSIONS APPLICATION Application Status: I am applying for admission in. Grad School Ref# Term/Year (provided from online E-application) Please consider my application for the following program: On-Campus Full-Time MBA Program (Fall entry only) Distance Learning MBA Program MSBA- Finance (Fall entry only) Personal Data Name: Prefix Last/Family First Middle Suffix Gender Male Female Preferred Name: Home address: City State Zip Country This address is effective from: to address: Mailing address (if different): City State Zip Country This address is effective from: to Phone numbers: Home Work Mobile Preferred contact: Birth date: Birthplace: MM/DD/YYYY City State Country
7 ADMISSIONS APPLICATION Are you a US Citizen? Yes No Country of citizenship Academic and Employment Information Have you taken the Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT)? Yes No If yes, please provide the following information: GMAT score Date taken: If no, when do you plan on taking the GMAT? What university did you attend to obtain your undergraduate degree? University Name Major Minor GPA / How many years have you been employed full-time? What is your current salary (survey purposes only) Required Essays On separate pages, please respond to the following questions: 1. Tell us about your career goals. How do you envision a graduate degree from Auburn University College of Business will help you achieve these goals? Are there other reasons you are interested in pursuing this degree from Auburn? 2. Tell us what particular skills, talents, experiences and perspectives you will bring to Auburn University s. Certification I hereby certify that the information I have presented on this application for admission and attached resume is accurate and complete. Signature Date: Auburn University is committed to providing accommodations and services to students with documented disabilities. If you are in need of accommodations please contact the Office of Accessibility at 1244 Haley Center, (V/TI).