For students to be admitted to the academic programs of the Modern College of Business and Science, they must have a recognized General Education Diploma or its equivalent.

Students joining MCBS have to go through an English placement test. The first part of the placement test consists of listening, vocabulary, grammar and reading comprehension. The second part of the test is essay writing.

Other requirements: a copy of valid ID passport, four recent passport photographs (for Omani applicants), a copy of a valid passport and residence card and four recent passport photographs (for non-Omani applicants), and fill out the application form.