Frequently Asked Questions
What is the structure of the program?
Are any courses completed online?
Do you offer graduate assistantship opportunities?
How do you incorporate Jesuit values into the program?
What are the program’s learning goals for students?
The MiM curriculum’s general management and business focus is designed around a series of learning goals that include expanding the following abilities and competencies:
- Leadership: Learn to create, manage, and lead high-performance teams and organizations.
- Functional Knowledge and Stakeholder Value: Explore these by studying global markets, industries, and corporations, including learning foundations of accounting, finance, operations, marketing, organizational behavior, statistics, and strategy.
- Analytical, Data-Driven Problem-Solving and Critical Thinking: Develop consulting, design thinking, and data analytics skills necessary to create human-centered, data-driven solutions that solve complex business problems.
- Communication Skills: Learn the technology translation skills necessary to operate in high-tech, innovative companies and industries. Students will study foundational computing and analytical tools such as R, SQL, and Python in addition to becoming comfortable working with Excel and big data.
- Jesuit Values: Through the Business Law and Ethics class and other coursework, students will develop an appreciation for and ability to apply Jesuit values to business creation, strategy, and decision making.
- Global and Diversity Mindset: Understand actions and consequences in the context of a global and diverse world.
Do I need to provide my own course materials?
How many hours per week should I expect to work on course preparation outside the classroom?
How are the courses taught?
How many credits are awarded per course?
What are the required admissions materials?
In addition to the online application, applicants must submit a current resume/curriculum vitae, official academic transcripts, two letters of recommendation, a personal statement of purpose, proof of a bachelor’s degree from an accredited university (if graduated), and GRE/GMAT scores. The GRE/GMAT requirement is waived for Georgetown students who earned at least a 3.2 cumulative undergraduate GPA and for non-Georgetown students who earned at least a 3.5 cumulative undergraduate GPA. Non-native English speakers also must submit an official TOEFL (minimum 100) or IELTS score (minimum 7.5).
MiM applicants are not expected to have any prior work experience, and the typical applicant will have between zero and three years of experience.
What degree do I earn upon completion of the program?
Must students be employed full-time?
May I apply for deferral if admitted?
Can I begin the MiM program at a different time during the year?
What is the application fee?
When are the application deadlines?
Are interviews required for admission?
How do I submit my official transcripts and degree certificate?
Applicants must submit transcripts from all institutions in which a degree has been conferred. Please review our admissions page for detailed instructions on the requirements for non-U.S. transcripts. Please mail the physical transcripts to the address below or send electronic versions to firstname.lastname@example.org.
ATTN: MiM Admissions
Rafik B. Hariri Building, Suite 474
37th & O Streets, NW
Washington, DC 20057
If my transcripts or academic documents have to be translated, how should these be submitted?
What is the admissions process?
Complete and submit an application: The Admissions Committee will evaluate a candidate’s application only when all application requirements have been met. Upon submission of your online application, you will receive a confirmation email that will reflect the date and time of submission.
Interview (by invitation only): Candidates with strong, compelling applications will be invited to the next stage of the admissions process, which includes an interview with members of the admissions committee. If you are requested for an interview, you will hear from the program within two weeks of submitting your application.
Admissions Decision: The Admissions Committee will release a final admissions decision one to three weeks after a candidate successfully completes their interview.
Enrollment Decision: Candidates admitted to the MiM program will receive an online admissions letter with instructions on how to submit their enrollment decision. Those seeking to secure a seat in the upcoming class will be asked to submit a non-refundable $1,500 deposit that is applied toward their first tuition payment.
Does Georgetown waive or remove requirements based upon prior study?
Does Georgetown consider transfer credit?
Is an English competency examination required?
Is there a minimum score for the TOEFL, IELTS, or Pearson Test of English?
Official scores must be sent directly from ETS to Georgetown University, McDonough School of Business, MiM Admissions using ETS Code Number: 5781. The minimum required score is 250 (computer-based), 600 (paper-based), or 100 (internet-based). Your test result must not be more than two years old.
Official scores must be sent directly from Cambridge (IELTS) to your admissions counselor. We accept only academic module results; the minimum required score is 7.5. Your test result must not be more than two years old.
What is the tuition fee for the MiM program?
What does the tuition fee cover?
What kinds of scholarships does Georgetown offer?