Admissions Overview

Admissions Timeline

The application deadline for the Full-Time MSIM program for Autumn 2017 has passed and we are no longer accepting applications. The next admissions cycle will be for Autumn 2018 and will open September 1. The Mid-Career MSIM program has a rolling admissions process with a final deadline of August 15. Start your application here.

Get detailed information about the admissions timeline and deadline policy.

Application Requirements

Applicants to the MSIM program must meet the following basic requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree* or higher in any discipline (must be equivalent to a baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited U.S. institution)
  • Non-native English speakers must fulfill the UW English language proficiency requirements
  • If using the TOEFLiBT to fulfill this requirement, a minimum score of 100 is required (Note: The MSIM admissions committee has established a higher minimum TOEFLiBT requirement than that of the UW Graduate School)
  • Mid-Career applicants must show 5 years of relevant work experience in management or technology
  • Full-Time applicants are not required to show work experience

*In order to be eligible to apply for autumn quarter, applicants must have earned their bachelor's degree by the end of that summer. Applicants do not have to have earned their bachelor's degree prior to applying for the program.

Application Materials

  • Online application through MyGrad
  • Personal statement
  • Recommendations (three)
  • Curriculum vitae or resume
  • Transcripts
  • GRE/GMAT scores**
  • Non-native English speakers: English language proficiency requirement

**Applicants with a doctorate (PhD, JD, MD, PharmD, etc) from the United States are not required to submit GRE/GMAT scores. Having a master's degree does not provide exemption from the GRE/GMAT requirement.

Get detailed information about these application materials.

All application materials are submitted online or electronically. Please do not mail paper application materials to the Information School.

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