M.S. in MIT Charlottesville student


The McIntire School of Commerce seeks to admit a class of well-rounded individuals who bring to the program exceptional intellectual capabilities, diverse professional experiences, and a passion for lifelong learning.

Admissions Criteria 

Admitted students are academically competitive; have successfully held positions of professional responsibility related to the management of IT; and demonstrate qualities of character such as motivation, maturity, tenacity, integrity, ability to work with others, self-reliance, and leadership. Factors such as diversity of perspective and functional expertise outside of IT may also be considered.

Minimum Requirements 

To be considered for admission to the M.S. in MIT Program, applicants must be able to demonstrate that they have met the following minimum requirements:

  • Have a conferred bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university. The M.S. in MIT Program accepts students with a wide range of undergraduate majors.
  • Have a minimum of two years of professional work experience (post bachelor’s degree) that includes significant managerial or technical involvement with IT.
  • Demonstrate strong oral and written English language skills. Non-native English speakers need to submit official TOEFL or IELTS scores. To be competitive for admission, we recommend a minimum TOEFL score of 600 (paper), 270 (computer), 100 (internet) or 7.5 on the IELTS. 
GMAT Information

Applicants are no longer required to submit an official GMAT or GRE score to be considered for admission to the M.S. in MIT Program. The Admissions Committee reserves the right to ask an applicant to submit an official test score if they feel an additional academic data point is necessary to make an admissions decision. ​​

Success Stories

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