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Executive MBA in Aerospace and Defense Admissions

The Executive MBA in Aerospace and Defense can be completed in a year with students starting in Fall or Spring thereby allowing them a flexible format to bring together the skills, concepts, and knowledge needed to succeed in the dynamic Aerospace and Defense sector. Through faculty and guest lecturers, rigorous coursework and applied projects, the Executive MBA will provide the foundations for a career in leadership roles in the A&D industry.  

Admissions Deadlines

The final deadline to apply for Spring 2021 is December 7, 2020. 

Fall 2021 application deadline is May 15, 2021.



The non-refundable application fee covers the cost of processing the application. The application fee is $50 for domestic applicants and $100 for international applicants. We do not offer application fee waivers.

Your application will be reviewed once all application materials are received. 

A bachelor’s degree with a minimum 3.0 GPA is required. 

Upload an unofficial copy of your transcript from your last degree-granting institution to the online application and request for an official transcript to be sent to OU. 

Official Paper Transcripts can be sent to:
University of Oklahoma
Office of Graduate Admissions
731 Elm Avenue, Room 318
Norman, OK 73019

Official Electronic Transcripts can be sent to:

Provide a copy of an up-to-date professional résumé. Include information about full-time positions, military assignments, and significant part-time or summer work experiences. Résumés should also list education history with dates of attendance and graduation.

As part of the online application, you will be asked to respond to one brief essay question detailing why you want to pursue an MBA at OU and your future career goals (500 words maximum). If you feel there are unaddressed gaps in your educational background or professional experience, please include the details in your essay.

Three professional references are required as part of the application process. The full name, job title, email, and phone number should be provided for each person.

We recommend students have at least five years of full-time work experience, industry specific preferred.

The admissions committee will contact you via email to schedule the interview at a mutually convenient time. Interviews will be conducted via Zoom.

International Students

  • The Spring 2021 deadline for international applicants is September 1.
  • The Fall 2021 deadline for international applicants is April 1.

The non-refundable application fee for international applicants is $148. 

All international applicants must provide evidence of financial support for their first year of study. Applicants can wait until they have been accepted to proceed with providing this documentation. 

International Graduate Admissions

Applicants must submit a transcript from the college or university where they earned their most recent degree in order to be considered for admission.

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International Degree Equivalency

The language of instruction at OU is English. Adequate English language skills are essential to academic success. If English is not your first language, you will be required to demonstrate English language proficiency before admission. The MBA program requires a TOEFL score of 100 or higher or an IELTS score of 7.0 or higher.