Applying to the Master of Arts in Higher Education and Master of Business Administration Dual-Degree Program
The online application for Fall 2016 is now closed.
Applicants interested in the master of arts in higher education and master of business administration dual-degree program must file separate applications to and be admitted by both the Stephen M. Ross School of Business and the School of Education. Applicants must indicate on both applications that they are applying for this specific dual-degree program (please make sure the correct box is checked on the master of business administration application).
For dual-degree students only, the School of Education will accept the GMAT exam. Dual-degree students are not required to take the GRE. For admissions information for the Stephen M. Ross School of Business, please see the School of Business's admissions webpage.
This program, like all of the School of Education's graduate programs, is administered through the University of Michigan's Horace H. Rackham School of Graduate Studies (Rackham) (as are most non-professional graduate degrees at the university). Rackham offers a host of resources and administrative support to help see you through from submitting your application to completion of your degree. We encourage you to follow these steps to begin the application process.
Register as a prospective student and obtain a UMID (University of Michigan ID) number. Having a UMID number will aid in the processing of your application.
Complete the Rackham online application. Review the dual-degree application checklist to ensure you submit a complete application. Please note the academic statement of purpose, personal statement of purpose, resume, and letters of recommendation must be submitted using the online application system. Hard copies will not be accepted.
Submit your GRE or GMAT scores. Test scores must be sent electronically to Rackham Graduate School (institution code: 1839) through Educational Testing Service (ETS).
Submit your transcripts. All applicants are required to mail one set of transcripts (in their sealed institutional envelope) for all previous bachelor’s, master’s, professional, and doctoral degrees to:
Rackham Graduate School
Attn: Transcripts/U‐M ID# (if known) or date of birth (mm/dd/yyyy)
915 E. Washington Street
Ann Arbor MI 48109‐1070
Students who have studied in a country outside of the U.S. should review the required credentials from non-U.S. institutions.
Check your application status. Use the Wolverine Access system to verify your application information, check the status of your application, and update your email address, home address, and telephone number.
It is imperative that students interested in admission to programs in the School of Education meet all deadlines for submitting applications and relevant materials. Deadlines may differ slightly for different programs. Deadlines can be found on our application deadlines page.
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