Academic Proficiency for Graduate Programs

Graduate programs may require an assessment of academic proficiency to meet programmatic accreditation requirements.

Management Competency Assessment

Master's degree programs in the School of Business are built upon the expectation that students will enter with foundational knowledge in core business disciplines to be successful.

Students entering without an undergraduate degree in business will be required to complete a Management Competency Assessment before starting courses. Students must achieve a 70% or greater on the Management Competency Assessment in order to be admitted to the program. The Assessment covers the following areas of business: accounting; business law; business policy; business strategy; economics; ethics; finance; information technology; leadership; management; marketing; operations management; organizational behavior; and statistics. The Management Competency Assessment allows entering students to assess their knowledge of fundamental core business disciplines. The Management Competency Assessment is provided free of charge.

If the student can show evidence of a GMAT score of 500, the Management Competency Assessment requirements may be waived. Students continuing from AIU’s Bachelor of Accounting or Bachelor of Healthcare Management programs are exempt from the Management Competency Assessment Requirement.