Admission Requirements & Deadlines

Project, Program and Portfolio Management (P.B.C.) 

Application Deadlines

Spring 2023 Fall 2023

Priority Deadline: Nov. 1  

Final Deadline: Jan. 7

Priority Deadline: June 15

Final Deadline: Aug. 15

Applicants who have missed their respective deadlines need to contact the program director first at . Admission for late applications is considered based on space availability.

Admission Requirements

  • A bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited college or university* in a relevant field and/or three years post-bachelor's experience working in related areas is recommended. 
  • A cumulative GPA of 3.00 (on a scale of 4.00) or equivalent on the most recent 60 units of graduate or undergraduate work. Conditional admission may be granted with a minimum GPA of 2.75.
  • Applicants must submit a 1-2 page statement describing their past relevant experience, their career goals, and how they expect this program to support their career goals.
  • One letter of recommendation describing the student's interest in and readiness for advanced coursework.
  • Current resume.

Non-immigrant international students should see additional admission information in International Graduate Admissions.

*See Exceptions to Policy in Graduate Admissions.

Students without a background in statistics or with a B.S. degree more than five years old must take a course in statistics (EBTM 501 Applied Business Statistics) prior to taking classes in the program.

All application materials must be provided through the online application.

How to Apply

Submit your application online.

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Statement on Statistics Requirement

Validating Statistics Background

Students may validate their background in statistics by providing an official transcript that shows either completion of an undergraduate degree that included a statistics course within the past five years or the successful completion of a statistics course in the past five years.

Waiving the EBTM 501 Applied Business Statistics Course

Students who do not have transcripts attesting to their background in statistics may qualify for a waiver by successfully completing a Statistics Qualifier Exam. The exam is administered by the program director and may be scheduled directly with the program director. It is a two-hour written exam. Calculators are allowed.

The exam is graded by Business Analytics and Technology Management faculty, and pass/fail results are provided to the student.

Preparation for Stats Qualifier Exam

Students may choose to brush-up on their statistics skills prior to taking the Statistics Qualifier Exam by participating in a free online self-paced course. Contact the program director at  for more information.