Admissions Requirements

Admission Requirements

  1. A Bachelor's degree in any field from an accredited college or university with a GPA of 3.0 or higher. An official transcript is required
  2. One year of work experience
  3. Successful completion of the CIAM Writing Assessment *Please refer to school catalog for more details.

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Application Instructions


Step 1: Submit Application Package* to CIAM
• Items needed for the Application Package:
     • Start Application Form (CLICK HERE)
     • Current Resume
     • Copy of the ID or Passport
• Pay application fee
• Submit Official Transcript(s) to CIAM

Step 2: Pass the CIAM Assessment Writing Test

  Application Checklist

Application Dates

2018-2019 Application Periods:

CiAM has rolling admissions and flexible application periods, so you can start your application anytime! If you are interested in applying to CiAM, please see the terms available for 2018-2019 listed below. If you have any questions, please drop us a line at [email protected] anytime, we are always happy to help!

2-Year MBA Program:

Only Available Full-time, Hybrid (on-Campus)

  • Summer 2019
    • Student Orientation: April 19th, 2019
    • Term Start (First Day of Class): May 4th, 2019

1-Year Accelerated MBA:

Available full-time or Part-time, Hybrid or 100% online*

  • Winter (II) 2019
    • Student Orientation: Feb 15th, 2019
    • Term Start (First Day of Class): Mar 2nd, 2019
  • Summer (I) 2019
    • Student Orientation: Apr 19th, 2019
    • Term Start (First Day of Class): May 4th, 2019
  • Summer (II) 2019
    • Student Orientation: Jun 14th, 2019
    • Term Start (First Day of Class): Jun 29th, 2019

*Part-time and 100% Online not available to International Students, please contact us for full details.

Technical Requirements

Technical Minimum Requirements

for the MBA Program

The computer a student will utilize for the MBA program must meet the minimum requirements below. Note that the minimum computer and software requirements may evolve during a student’s course of studies, in particular as thirdparty vendors discontinue support for older versions of the product.

Minimum Hardware and Operating System

  1. 1.8 GHz Intel Core 2 Duo or greater.
  2. 2GB RAM or more & 1 GB of free hard drive space or more.
  3. If running Windows, Windows 7 or greater.
  4. If running OSX, OSC 10.6 or greater.
  5. Webcam, sound card, microphone & speakers set up on your computer, or a smartphone or tablet that has video and sound recording capabilities.


  1. Internet Browser: Google Chrome, Internet Explorer, or Firefox with Adobe Flash Player with most current update.
  2. Microsoft Office 2007 or higher: Word, Excel, PowerPoint (or equivalent such Mac iWork), rtf.
  3. Current version of Adobe Reader
  4. USB Flash Drive: Strongly recommended (1 GB+)
  5. Video Media Player (such as Windows Media Player or QuickTime Player (or equivalent), which are available free of charge from the manufacturers.

Internet Connection

  1. A reliable broadband Internet connection, either cable or DSL of at least 5Mbps download speed (constant) for adequate audio video quality.
  2. An email address that will accept all emails, including attachments, from the domain name

Note: Students are presumed to receive the messages sent to designated email addresses. It is the responsibility of the student to ensure that messages from CIAM are not blocked and that the mailbox is not too full to receive messages.