Berkeley MBA for Executives Program

Admissions Criteria

Our online application is now closed. We anticipate the application for May 2017 will go live by early fall 2016.*

The Haas School of Business seeks candidates with leadership potential who will add to the richness of the classroom experience and engage in the Haas community. Successful candidates exhibit:

  • A high level of intellectual performance
  • Professional experience demonstrating potential for a career in senior management
  • Personal attributes and life experience suggesting leadership, maturity, ethical character, teamwork, and goal orientation

While most applicants offer promise for academic success, the admissions committee selects individuals who demonstrate excellence in all of the areas described above.

Applying & Deadlines

Applying begins with our secure online application. You can begin by creating an account where you can save your work and progress with your application requirements. Once you have the requirements completed, you can submit your application.

Round: Online Application
submitted by:
Decision posted on:
One (Early) November 17, 2015 Rolling basis
Two January 5, 2016 February 5, 2016

February 10, 2016*

March 28, 2016

* We are no longer accepting applications for May 2016 review. We anticipate the new application for May 2017 will go live in early fall 2016. Please contact our office at if you have any questions regarding how to prepare for next year's incoming class.

Classes begin on May 11, 2016.


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Inquiries may be directed as follows: Sex discrimination and sexual harassment: Nancy Chu, Title IX Compliance Officer, 510-643-7985. Disability discrimination and access: Ed Rogers, A.D.A./504 Compliance Officer, 510-643-5116 (voice) or 510-642-3172 (TTY). Other inquiries may be directed to the Academic Compliance Office, 200 California Hall, #1500, 510-642-2795.

Campus Safety

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Because the faculty and administration of the Haas School of Business are continually reviewing the MBA program to give its students the best possible educational experience, the school reserves the right to change at any time any of its provisions, statements, policies, curricula, procedures, regulations, or fees.