Admission requirements

Admission requirements

Master of Business Administration (MBA)

  • Bachelor's degree (regular or blended education) from a MOE-recognized university. If the certificate is obtained from abroad, it must be accredited according to the equivalency program provided by the Ministry of Education (MOE).
  • Have a cumulative GPA in the bachelor’s degree should not be less than Good (2.00 out of 4.00 or 3.00 out of 5.00).
  • If the applicant does not fulfill the requirements of the specialization, he will be accepted to study a preparatory semester, usually in the summer semester, and upon passing the preparatory courses, the applicant will continue studying the Business Administration program in the first semester of the academic year. Please see the courses of the Business Administration Preparatory Semester.
  • Submit the result of one of the approved English language tests, either (IELTS) with a score of no less than 5 or (STEP) with a score of no less than 76. The period for obtaining the test result does not exceed two years and is excluded from the requirement. The validity period of the test is (two years) is excluded for the students who have obtained a bachelor’s degree from universities in countries where the mother language is English and the universities are recognized by the Ministry of Education. You need to submit only one test.
  • Submit two scientific recommendations from your professors who thought you in your previous degree.
  • If you are an employee, you need to submit a letter from your employer stating that you are permitted to study.
  • Graduate assessment tests such as GMAT or GRE are not required, but they can be attached as support for acceptance when preference is given to applicants.

Master of Science in Cyber Security

  • Accepted Bachelor's majors: Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Information Systems, Software Engineering, and Information Technology.
  • Bachelor's degree (regular or blended education) from a MOE-recognized university. If the certificate is obtained from abroad, it must be accredited according to the equivalency program provided by the Ministry of Education (MOE).
  • Have a cumulative GPA in the bachelor’s degree should not be less than Good (2.00 out of 4.00 or 3.00 out of 5.00).
  • Submit the result of one of the approved English language tests, either (IELTS) with a score of no less than 5 or (STEP) with a score of no less than 76. The period for obtaining the test result does not exceed two years and is excluded from the requirement. The validity period of the test is (two years) is excluded for the students who have obtained a bachelor’s degree from universities in countries where the mother language is English and the universities are recognized by the Ministry of Education. You need to submit only one test.
  • Submit two scientific recommendations from your professors who thought you in your previous degree.
  • If you are an employee, you need to submit a letter from your employer stating that you are permitted to study.
  • Graduate assessment tests such as GMAT or GRE are not required, but they can be attached as support for acceptance when preference is given to applicants.

Master of Data Science

  • Accepted Bachelor's majors: Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Information Systems, Software Engineering, and Information Technology.
  • Bachelor's degree (regular or blended education) from a MOE-recognized university. If the certificate is obtained from abroad, it must be accredited according to the equivalency program provided by the Ministry of Education (MOE).
  • Have a cumulative GPA in the bachelor’s degree should not be less than Good (2.00 out of 4.00 or 3.00 out of 5.00).
  • Submit the result of one of the approved English language tests, either (IELTS) with a score of no less than 5 or (STEP) with a score of no less than 76. The period for obtaining the test result does not exceed two years and is excluded from the requirement. The validity period of the test is (two years) is excluded for the students who have obtained a bachelor’s degree from universities in countries where the mother language is English and the universities are recognized by the Ministry of Education. You need to submit only one test.
  • Submit two scientific recommendations from your professors who thought you in your previous degree.
  • If you are an employee, you need to submit a letter from your employer stating that you are permitted to study.
  • Graduate assessment tests such as GMAT or GRE are not required, but they can be attached as support for acceptance when preference is given to applicants.

Master in Healthcare Administration

  • Acceptable bachelor's majors: health administration and health specialties, in addition to scientific majors (medical physics - human nutrition - biochemistry - microbiology).
  • Passing the personal interview (this requires payment of a non-refundable fee of 500 riyals).
  • The classification of the Saudi Commission for Health Specialties is required for applicants of administrative and scientific specialties.
  • Bachelor's degree (regular or blended education) from a MOE-recognized university. If the certificate is obtained from abroad, it must be accredited according to the equivalency program provided by the Ministry of Education (MOE).
  • Have a cumulative GPA in the bachelor’s degree should not be less than Good (2.00 out of 4.00 or 3.00 out of 5.00).
  • Submit the result of one of the approved English language tests, either (IELTS) with a score of no less than 5 or (STEP) with a score of no less than 76. The period for obtaining the test result does not exceed two years and is excluded from the requirement. The validity period of the test is (two years) is excluded for the students who have obtained a bachelor’s degree from universities in countries where the mother language is English and the universities are recognized by the Ministry of Education. You need to submit only one test.
  • Submit two scientific recommendations from your professors who thought you in your previous degree.
  • If you are an employee, you need to submit a letter from your employer stating that you are permitted to study.
  • Graduate assessment tests such as GMAT or GRE are not required, but they can be attached as support for acceptance when preference is given to applicants.

Master of International Business Law

  • Accepted Bachelor’s majors: Law and Sharia.
  • Bachelor's degree (regular or blended education) from a MOE-recognized university. If the certificate is obtained from abroad, it must be accredited according to the equivalency program provided by the Ministry of Education (MOE).
  • Have a cumulative GPA in the bachelor’s degree should not be less than Good (2.00 out of 4.00 or 3.00 out of 5.00).
  • Submit the result of one of the approved English language tests, either (IELTS) with a score of no less than 6 or (STEP) with a score of no less than 91. The period for obtaining the test result does not exceed two years and is excluded from the requirement. The validity period of the test is (two years) is excluded for the students who have obtained a bachelor’s degree from universities in countries where the mother language is English and the universities are recognized by the Ministry of Education. You need to submit only one test.
  • Submit two scientific recommendations from your professors who thought you in your previous degree.
  • If you are an employee, you need to submit a letter from your employer stating that you are permitted to study.
  • Graduate assessment tests such as GMAT or GRE are not required, but they can be attached as support for acceptance when preference is given to applicants.

Master of Translation Technologies

  • Accepted Bachelor’s majors: English Language or Translation.
  • Bachelor's degree (regular or blended education) from a MOE-recognized university. If the certificate is obtained from abroad, it must be accredited according to the equivalency program provided by the Ministry of Education (MOE).
  • Have a cumulative GPA in the bachelor’s degree should not be less than Good (2.00 out of 4.00 or 3.00 out of 5.00).
  • Submit the result of one of the approved English language tests, either (IELTS) with a score of no less than 6 or (STEP) with a score of no less than 91. The period for obtaining the test result does not exceed two years and is excluded from the requirement. The validity period of the test is (two years) is excluded for the students who have obtained a bachelor’s degree from universities in countries where the mother language is English and the universities are recognized by the Ministry of Education. You need to submit only one test.
  • Submit two scientific recommendations from your professors who thought you in your previous degree.
  • If you are an employee, you need to submit a letter from your employer stating that you are permitted to study.
  • Graduate assessment tests such as GMAT or GRE are not required, but they can be attached as support for acceptance when preference is given to applicants.