Applying to the MSM
The Office of Graduate Admissions reviews applications on a rolling basis and admits new students into the MSM program in both the Fall and Spring academic terms. International applicants must apply for the Fall semester.
Complete an Application
In order to have a complete application, you will need to submit:
- Official Undergraduate Transcript(s) from a regionally accredited institution. (minimum GPA 3.0)*
- Two (2) Letters of Recommendation. Letters should be written on letterhead and signed by the recommender. One recommender must be an academic reference, preferably a professor. The second recommender must be a non-family member who knows you well, such as a current or former boss, colleague, internship supervisor, etc. We do not accept letters of recommendation written by family members or friends.
- Essay. In 1-2 pages, address reasons why you would be a good fit for the MSM and describe your professional interests and goals. The essay should be written in 12-point font (Times New Roman is recommended).
- Resume or CV.
- TOEFL or IELTS (international applicants only)
TOEFL PBT TOEFL CBT TOEFL iBT IELTS MSM – Business Management 550 213 80 6.5
*Students who do not meet these requirements may be considered for admission with the following condition: the completion of two courses in your first semester with grades of B or better. Credits earned in these courses will be applied towards the degree requirements.
Submitting Your Application
Your official transcript(s) should be submitted in a sealed enveloped directly from the issuing institution. Transcripts can be sent to the following address:
Mount Ida College
777 Dedham St.
Newton, MA 02459
Official electronic transcripts are accepted from delivery services such as Clearinghouse and eScrip. All other requirements can be submitted via email to firstname.lastname@example.org.