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MBA Professional Development 2023 is currently underway and is no longer accepting applications

MBA PD 2024 will open in November 2023 for those beginning business school in the Fall of 2024.

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Program Costs

  • Application Fee: $60
  • Program Fee: $550

Eligibility Requirements

MLT MBA PD is designed for professionals accepted to and enrolling in an MBA program in Fall 2023. The program is open to candidates who meet all of the following eligibility requirements:

Business School Requirements for MBA Prep 2023 Fellows:

If you apply to MBA PD on or before our first round deadline, you must have applied for full-time admission at a 2-year MBA program to one of our partner business schools. If you apply to MBA PD after our first-round deadline, you must have an admission letter at a 2-year MBA program to qualify.

Business School requirements for all other applicants:

When applying to MBA PD, you must have full-time admission at a 2-year MBA program to one of our partner business schools.

Ethnicity: Identification as African American/Black, Latino/Hispanic, and/or Native American

Citizenship: US citizen or US permanent resident (including DACA participant)

Seminars: You must be able to attend the following two seminars to matriculate into the MLT MBA PD Program.

  • Kick-Off Seminar (virtual) | Online – May 4-5, 2023

  • Career Transition and Leadership Seminar (in-person) | DMV area – May 16-18, 2023

  • Fall Seminar (in-person) | Date and location TBD – October 2023

Curriculum: At MLT, we are invested in you. We commit a significant amount of time and resources to each MLT MBA PD Fellow. If accepted into MLT MBA PD, we expect a similar commitment to MLT and to your future.  All applicants must be willing to commit significant time and energy to the program, which includes five months of formal curriculum, followed by support during your MBA program.

Selection Process

The selection committee is looking for individuals who demonstrate excellence in the following three areas:

  • Academic Achievement: Those with a 3.0 GPA or greater and a strong test score (500+ GMAT, 305+ GRE, or 150+ EA) are strongly encouraged to apply.
  • Leadership: Applicants should demonstrate leadership experience and potential.
  • Career Exploration and Progression: Applicants should be interested in networking and MBA-level recruiting with at least one of MLT’s corporate partners. Applicants should demonstrate a commitment to their personal and professional path through participation in organizations, internships, and other activities. In addition, applicants should demonstrate an understanding of their post-MBA career goals. 

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