Academics

How to Apply for the Online BBA

Step One:

All students applying to the BBA - General Business Online Degree Completion Program must also apply for regular admission to Cleveland State University. The CSU application can be completed ad submitted online at: www.csuohio.edu/admissions.

Step Two:

Complete and submit program application along with statement of interest and current resume here.

  • Statement of interest should be typed and 1,000 words maximum. It should provide insight into the applicant's areas of interest (academic and professional) and describe why the applicant is a strong candidate for the program
  • Include name and CSU ID on statement
  • Statement should be submitted at the same time as the application form. Applications not included the statement of interest will be considered incomplete
  • Current resume should include all business and academic experience
Application Deadlines

Students may begin the program in any semestser. Applications must be submitted no later than one month before the semester of entry. Please refer to the University Calendar for dates.

Current CSU Students
  • If enrolled in general education and/or lower-division BBA core course work must provide in-progress grade reports (all applicable courses) from instructors. Download in-progress grade report form
Incoming Transfer Students
  • If enrolled in general education and/or lower-division BBA core course work must provide in-progress grade reports (all applicable courses) from instructors. Download in-progress grade report form
  • Submission of final official transcripts must be received a minimum of two weeks prior to the start of the Fall semester. Admission will be revoked if final official transcripts have not been received and successful completion of necessary course work cannot be confirmed
  • Additional information for Cuyahoga Community College transfer students
  • Additional information for Lakeland Community College transfer students
  • Additional information for Lorain Country Community College transfer students

All applicants must submit the completed BBA – General Business Online Degree Completion Program Application, a written statement discussing their interest in the program and an updated resume. 

  • Statement of interest should be typed and 1,000 words maximum. It should provide insight into the applicant's areas of interest (academic and professional) and describe why the applicant is a strong candidate for the program
  • Include name and CSU ID on statement
  • Statement should be submitted at the same time as the application form. Applications not included the statement of interest will be considered incomplete
  • Current resume should include all business and academic experience
Apply for the Program Here.