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Find out the answers to our most frequently asked questions in the Huntsman School of Business.

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Clubs and Organizations

The Huntsman Difference is the exceptional experiences inside the classroom combined with the valuable opportunities outside the classroom. Students are encouraged to own their education with the numerous resources available throughout the school, including 23 amazing clubs and organizations.

Course Repeats

Students may repeat up to ten courses in their academic career if needed however, there is a difference between the USU repeat policy and the Huntsman School of Business repeat policy.


DegreeWorks is USU’s degree-audit tool. A degree audit worksheet is a review of past and current coursework organized into completed and incomplete requirements.

Differential Tuition

Differential tuition is additional tuition above the tuition charged by the university. Currently, six of the seven colleges at Utah State University charge differential tuition.

Do Graduate Programs Have Prerequisite Courses?

Each graduate program has its own requirements regarding prerequisites. To find prerequisite information on your specific program, follow the links listed here.

Do the Huntsman School Graduate Programs Require Work Experience?

Although work experience will strengthen your admissions chances, work experience is not a requirement for most of the Huntsman School's graduate programs.

Events Calendar

Take your education to the next level by coupling your classroom experience at the Huntsman School with hands-on learning and event opportunities. Be more than a classroom student!

Graduate Programs

The Jon M. Huntsman School of Business offers seven business graduate programs. Delivered by renowned faculty, you'll develop new expertise, sharpen your skills, and get an edge in a competitive job market in as little as one year.

Graduate Tuition and Financial Aid Opportunities

The School of Graduate Studies' Website has information on financial aid available to graduate students. The Huntsman School also offers a few opportunities for financial aid.

Graduation Application

Graduation is an exciting time in your college career, and you will want to remember to apply for graduation. You have worked hard, and it is almost time to begin the next adventure in your life. Whether you plan to work in business, healthcare, for a non-profit, NGO, or any other sector of the economy, the Huntsman School has put you on the path to a meaningful and productive career.

How Do I Apply to a Graduate Program?

Applications to the Jon M. Huntsman School of Business's graduate programs are program-specific. To find out more about applying to your graduate program, please visit the pages listed here.

How Long Does a Huntsman Graduate Program Take?

Each graduate program has its own timeline and course requirements. Visit these links to find out how long your graduate program will take to complete.

How Long Will it Take to Receive my Graduate Application Decision?

After all official paperwork has been submitted and processed by the USU School of Graduate Studies, the application will be delivered to the respective department committee for the official application decision. You will receive an email with the decision within 10 working days.

Huntsman School Acronyms

Acronyms are an abbreviation formed from the initial letters of other words and pronounced as a word itself, such as, NASA or USU. Here you will find a list of commonly used acronyms in the Huntsman School of Business.

Huntsman School Computer Labs

The Jon M. Huntsman School of Business Computer Labs are located in the basement (1st floor) of the Eccles Business Building (EBB). The labs are open access except for when classes are being held in the rooms. Schedules for each room are posted at each entrance.

Huntsman TV Slides

The Eccles Business Building & Huntsman Hall has digital signage on various floors. Learn how to design and submit TV slides to be added to these displays.

Is the GMAT/GRE/MAT Required for a Graduate Program or can it be Waived?

Each graduate program has different requirements regarding the GMAT, GRE, and MAT. To find more information regarding your program of interest, follow the links listed here.

Late Add

After the waitlist is removed, students that want to add a class that is full can now complete the “Registration Options form.” This shows the add/drop courses. They must receive the instructor’s signature then bring the form to the advisor for authorization. This does not guarantee them a spot in the class, but the advisor will give them the authorization to register if a spot opens.


Learn about how to register for classes, view upcoming registration deadlines, and find class schedules at Utah State University.


The Huntsman School offers several scholarships that are based on a student’s academic performance (GPA) and financial need. Learn more about scholarship opportunities available through the Huntsman School and USU.

Statewide Campuses

Utah State's classrooms extend far beyond the borders of its residential campus in Logan. There are 33 regional campuses and centers across the state where you can take distance education classes via interactive video conferencing, face-to-face with local instructors, or online.

Summer Courses

Generally, less upper-division classes are offered during the summer, but most of the business core classes are offered.

This Week at Huntsman Email and Calendar Events

The weekly email is a great way to reach faculty, staff, and students that attend the Jon M. Huntsman School of Business. This email is sent out every Monday during the Fall and Spring semesters. Events for the email are pulled from the Huntsman Calendar.

USU Important Dates

It is important to own your education and part of that is knowing when important dates and deadlines are approaching at USU.


Students who attempt to register for a class that is full may put themselves on a waiting list on a first-come, first-served basis. When an open seat becomes available, an e-mail will be sent to the “preferred” e-mail address of the student at the top of the waiting list.

What Kind of Careers are Available to Graduates of the Huntsman School?

Huntsman School alumni are making a difference around the globe, in all kinds of career fields. We believe an education at the Huntsman School prepares you to think analytically, with a global vision and an entrepreneurial spirit.

What is it Like to Live in Logan Utah?

Logan City is a vibrant, growing university community with a conscientious and highly-educated workforce.

What is the Application Deadline for Graduate Admission?

Application deadlines to the Jon M. Huntsman School of Business's graduate programs are program-specific. To find out more about when you need to apply to your graduate program, please visit the pages listed here.

When Can I Start My Graduate Program?

Starting dates for each graduate program within the Jon M. Huntsman School of Business.

When Will I Receive My Diploma

The diploma is processed through the Registrar's Office and is typically mailed 6-8 weeks after the last day of class. It will be mailed to the address you submitted on your application.

When is the Last Day I Can Add/Drop Course or Change to Pass/Fail?

Important dates, such as when the last day to add or drop a class, can be found in the registration calendar.

Which Graduate Programs are Available in the Dual Degree Offerings?

The Huntsman School of Business offers three concurrent-degree options. Earning a concurrent degree can reduce the time it takes to complete both programs, saving time and money while exponentially increasing career potential.

Who is my Graduate Advisor and How do I Schedule an Appointment?

Each graduate program in the Huntsman School of Business has dedicated advisors to guide students towards career and academic success. Utilizing your graduate advisor is a key step towards earning your degree.

Why Can't I Register for Specific Courses?

If you are unable to register for a specific course, you should receive an error message in Banner that will explain what is keeping you from registering.

Why Choose the Huntsman School's Graduate Program?

The purpose of the Jon M. Huntsman School of Business is to be a career accelerator for our students and an engine of growth for our communities, the state, the nation, and the world. Our education is focused around our four pillars: Global Vision, Analytical Rigor, Entrepreneurial Spirit and Ethical Leadership.