If you are a University of Utah undergraduate student, find out if you qualify to substitute the GMAT/GRE requirement through MSF Fast Track.
Exceptional applicants who meet at least one of the following criteria can apply for Professional Leadership Application Status, which will allow for relevant work experience to substitute for the GMAT/GRE requirement. Applicants must have at least a 3.0 cumulative GPA from an accredited institution. The MSF program director reviews all requests for professional leadership status and will determine if a candidate meets the requirements. All applicants requesting this status will need to complete an interview as part of their request.
- Three or more years of full-time professional work experience in the finance industry, influencing capital budgeting process, and which may include investment, financing and/or pricing decisions.
- Seven or more years of full-time, managerial experience demonstrating progressive responsibilities and must include overseeing a budget.
- At least one year of professional experience as an engineer, actuary, statistician or position in computer science.
Apply for Professional Leadership status
Boots to Utes
Exceptional applicants with four or more years of military service in the U.S. Armed Forces are able to apply for a Boots to Utes GMAT/GRE substitution. This status will allow for applicants to have their military experience substituted for the GMAT/GRE requirement on their MSF application.
Please note that a minimum 3.0 GPA from an accredited, non-competency based institution is required to qualify for this substitution.
Submit your resume for Boots to Utes
Additionally, applicants with one of the following professional designations can qualify for a GMAT/GRE substitution:
- Master or doctorate-level degree from a regionally accredited institution
- CFA I
Applicants should contact MSF-Masters@Eccles.Utah.edu to verify eligibility. Recommendations and essays are still required for applicants who are approved to receive a GMAT/GRE substitution based on professional leadership, Boots to Utes or a professional designation.