Requirements

A photo of the "Rock" at the University of Miami Coral Gables campus. A photo of the "Rock" at the University of Miami Coral Gables campus.

The Master of Arts in International Administration (MAIA) program accepts rolling admissions. Interested students may apply to the program at any time. The admissions requirements below applies to all applicants. International students interested in applying to the MAIA program should visit our International Students webpage for additional admissions requirement.

Admissions Requirements

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  • Online Application

    Please complete the online application by clicking here.

  • Application Fee

    An $85.00 non-refundable application fee is paid online upon submission of the application.

  • Statement of Purpose

    The statement of purpose is the most important element of your application packet. This letter needs to reflect who you are, your goals and why you would be an asset to the MAIA program. It is very important to ensure it is grammatically correct and as detailed as possible. The statement of purpose should be no more than two pages in length. Please review before your submit. 

    Below is a link to help you get started:

    OWL Statement of Purpose Guidelines.

  • Letters of Recommendation

    Three letters of recommendation must be provided. Two letters should be from a professor/faculty member. One letter should be from an employer, colleague, or other professional source.

  • Official Transcripts

    You must provide official transcripts from each post-secondary institution attended. Official transcripts in languages other than English must also be submitted with a certified English translation.

  • Resume

    Please provide a copy of your resume/CV or professional portfolio.

  • Grade Point Average (GPA)

    A minimum overall undergraduate grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale.

  • Admissions Interview

    The admissions interview may be conducted in person, over the phone, or via video conference.

Document Submission

All documents being sent via a special courier service (UPS, FedEx, etc.) should be sent to the following address:

University of Miami
Office of Interdisciplinary and Professional Studies
1300 Campo Sano Avenue
Suite #215
Coral Gables, FL 33146-4420