Am I eligible for course waivers/transfers for the Online MBA?

You may be eligible for Online MBA course waivers if you took courses that were used to satisfy another degree or you have reached the 6 credits transfer allowance. Waived courses do not reduce the credit requirement to fulfill your MBA.

Transfers: will reduce the number of credits required to complete your Isenberg MBA degree
Waivers: do not reduce the credit requirement to fulfill your MBA

Classes that are eligible for waivers must meet these criteria:

  • A graduate level course
  • Taken at an accredited institution
  • The course curriculum mirrors an Isenberg core course
  • You earned a grade of "B" or better
  • The course was taken within three years of acceptance into the Isenberg program

In order for courses to be considered, please send us a description, a syllabus, and an official transcript for each course. Please be specific about which Isenberg course you are requesting to have reviewed.
We prefer to receive these requests via email,, but we also accept them by fax: (413) 577-2234 or mail to:

Graduate Programs Office
121 Presidents Drive
Isenberg School of Management
University of Massachusetts, Amherst
Amherst, MA 01003