University of Arkansas

Walton College

The Sam M. Walton College of Business

Application Deadlines

Please be aware of the specific deadlines for Walton College graduate programs. In order to avoid last-minute issues, we encourage candidates to submit applications as early as possible.

Master's Programs

Program Application
Deadline
Program
Start Date
Duration
of Program
Required
Test
Full-Time MBA * Priority: January 15
Final: April 15
Fall 22 months GMAT or GRE
Executive MBA Priority: December 15
Final: June 15
Fall 2 years GMAT or GRE**
Healthcare Executive MBA May 1 Summer 26 months GMAT or GRE**
Full-Time MIS * February 1 Fall 1 year GMAT or GRE
Professional MIS Priority: April 1
Final: July 1
Fall 22 months GMAT or GRE**
MACC * March 1 Fall 1 year GMAT
Integrated MACC February 15 Fall 2 years GMAT
MAEcon January 15 Fall 1 year GRE


PhD Programs

Program Application
Deadline
Program
Start Date
Duration
of Program
Required
Test
PhD Accounting * December 1 Fall 4 years GMAT
PhD Econ * January 15 Fall 4-5 years GRE
PhD Finance * December 15 Fall 4-5 years GMAT
PhD Information Systems * January 15 Fall 4-5 years GMAT or GRE
PhD Management * January 15 Fall 4-5 years GMAT or GRE
PhD Marketing * December 1 Fall 4-5 years GMAT or GRE
PhD Supply Chain Management * December 15 Fall 4-5 years GMAT


Graduate Certificate Programs

Program Application
Deadline
Program
Start Date
Duration
of Program
Required
Test
Graduate Certificate in Business Analytics July 1 Fall 9 months N/A
Graduate Certificate in ERP May 1 Summer 1 year N/A
Graduate Certificate in EIS May 1 Summer 8 months N/A
Graduate Certificate in Entrepreneurship Variable Variable Variable N/A

Graduate Assistantship available. No separate application is required for assistantship consideration. 

** Students with significant professional work experience may be eligible for a waiver.