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Waiving the GMAT/GRE Exam

Waiving the GMAT/GRE Exam


* About 15 percent of applicants receive a GMAT/GRE waiver. Applicants may be allowed to waive the GMAT/ GRE exam with the completion of one of the following:

  • A domestic graduate degree as shown on an official transcript.
  • An email request to waive the exam requirement based on extensive business experience.  A detailed resume demonstrating 8 - 10 years of professional experience, with a minimum of 5 years in a management position that includes both supervisory and budgetary responsibilities should be attached to an email requesting that the resume be reviewed for possible exam waiver.  Requesting the waiver does not guarantee that a waiver will be granted.
  • One of the following professional certifications listed below:
    CAPM, Certified Associate in Project Management
    CFA, Certified Financial Analyst
    CFP®, CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™
    CIA, Certified Internal Auditor
    CIRM, Certified in Integrated Resource Management 
    CLU, Chartered Life Underwriter
    Certified Manager of Quality/Organizational Excellence (ASQ)
    CMA, Certified Management Accountant
    CPA, Certified Public Accountant 
    CPCU, Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter 
    CPIM, Certified in Production and Inventory Management
    CPM, Certified Purchasing Manager
    CPSM, Certified Professional in Supply Management 
    CQA, Certified Quality Auditor 
    CQE, Certified Quality Examiner
    CSCP, Certified Supply Chain Professional 
    Financial Licensures Series 7 and 24, and either 63 or 66 
    Lean Six Black Belt Certification
    Member, Society of Actuaries
    PE, Professional Engineer (test certification only)
    PgMP, Program Management Professional
    PMP, Project Management Professional
    QPA, Qualified Pension Administrator
    ASQ, Certified Manager of Quality and Organizational Excellence
    PHR, Professional in Human Resources
    SPHR, Senior Professional in Human Resources
    SHRM-CP Certification
    ARM - Associate Risk Management 
    PRAXIS test - in the area of Business Education
    PMI - ACP, Project Management Institute Agile Certified Practitioner