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.

For questions about admission requirements, please visit our Contact Us webpage and complete the inquiry form.

Admission Requirements

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  • Online Application & Deadlines

    Please complete the online application by clicking here.

    Application Deadlines
    Intended Starting Semester Deadline
    Fall May 15
    Spring Oct 15
    Summer Feb 15

    Fall Priority Deadline: Full applications received by Feb 1 will receive an admissions decision by Mar 1 and will have priority considerations for tuition waivers.

  • 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.

  • International Students

    International students interested in applying to the MAIA program should visit our International Students webpage for additional admission requirements.

Document Submission

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

University of Miami
Master of Arts in International Administration
Attn: Cathy Wheeling
1300 Campo Sano Avenue
Suite 215
Coral Gables, FL 33146