Admission Requirements

Admission to the Professional Master’s in Manufacturing Leadership program is primarily based on an applicant’s professional experience, prior education, and capabilities the student can bring to the classroom.

Please be sure to fulfill the following requirements and gather the items below before beginning the application process:

  • A bachelor’s degree in engineering or physical sciences from an accredited college or university with a GPA of at least 3.0
  • At least one year of professional work experience (post-Bachelor of Science) in an engineering- or science-related field
  • A completed application along with application fee
  • Three descriptive letters of recommendation. We expect to receive letters from the applicant’s past and current supervisors who can describe in writing why the individual should be considered, in terms of skills and capabilities. As you complete your online application, you will be asked to list your recommender's name and contact information. Your recommenders will then receive an email, inviting them to complete an online letter of recommendation.
  • A required essay/statement of purpose (no more than one page). The essay/statement of purpose should include: why the applicant should be considered, what experience the applicant can bring to the program, and what the applicant expects to take away from the program to enhance his or her professional career
  • A resume (including work and educational experience)
  • An official transcript sent from each accredited school from which the candidate has received a degree
  • A satisfactory TOEFL score for international students
  • GMAT/GRE scores are NOT required

In some cases, the committee might request to interview an applicant.