Application and registration process

Application Process

  • Application – on-line at click on Apply Now
  • Essay questions from application
  • Official transcripts from all previous college education other than Marquette
  • Resume
  • Official GMAT scores
  • You do not need to pay the application fee.

Admission letter is send directly to student.
Advising letter is sent to accepted students with a program flowchart.


  • Seek LAW and BUAD advising
  • If foundation courses are required, recommend starting with them.
    • Foundation waiver exams, if preferred, must be taken within the first year of GSM studies.
  • Review the GSM schedule of classes available via our website under Timetable and Calendar
    • Fall Schedule - posted in January
      • Registration begins in April
    • Spring Schedule – posted in September
      • Registration begins in November
    • Summer Schedule – posted in October
      • Registration begins in March
  • Identify class preferences
    • Send list of classes via email to Cheryl Nelson ( at the beginning of the above mentioned registration cycle.
    • Prerequisites will be verified
    • Permission numbers are sent to the student
      • Permission numbers will save a seat in the BUAD class and allow LAW student registration access during the LAW registration cycle.


Prior to start of final semester of GSM studies

  • Apply for GSM graduation via the GSM website
  • Apply for Law School graduation
    • Deadline for graduation mid-September
    • More information is available on the Law School website
  • Graduation application deadline dates:
    • May graduation deadline – first week of February
    • August graduation deadline – first week of February
    • December graduation deadline – first week of October
  • Complete Transfer of Credit form
    • Form is available on GSM Website
      • Include the 12 law school credits transferrable to the GSM degree. This includes the 3 credit
        approved computer law or the internet law course and three core LAW classes related to business.

Law students taking GSM courses

NOT pursuing MBA or GSM degree

  • Law students are eligible to take a maximum of 9 credits in the GSM. Please complete the consent form: “Permission for Undergraduate to Enroll in Graduate Class” form.
  •  All prerequisites for BUAD courses must be satisfied prior to registration for the course.
  • Obtain signatures as appropriate and forward to the Graduate School of Management.
  • Once approved by the GSM, permission numbers are emailed to the student.
  • If the student is unable to register using the permission numbers, forward the email consent to Dean Thomson of the Law School and request assistance with the registration process.