The Loeb-Sullivan School of International Business & Logistics
Admissions Requirements and Procedures
Loeb-Sullivan School invites applications from all individuals interested in pursuing challenging new opportunities in international business/maritime management/supply chain management. For the benefit of participants and the program, the Graduate Admissions Committee seeks a group of students with comparable managerial aspirations, but with diverse skills and experiences. Applications are accepted until June 1 of the entering year.
Applicants must possess an accredited baccalaureate degree or equivalent; a business degree is not a prerequisite. Applicant selection is based on evidence of academic capability demonstrated by college grade-point average, scores on either the Graduate Record Examination (GRE) or the Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT), and evidence of motivation for completing the program as demonstrated by the candidate’s personal statement of intent and letters of recommendation. Essay responses are critical for this writing intensive program.
The Graduate Admissions Committee will consider the following primary criteria in determining admission to the graduate program:
- Ability to produce high-quality work
- Potential contribution to the class and the program
- Relevant professional experience
- Motivation for completing the program
All application materials are available on-line at the Loeb-Sullivan School website:
Each of the following items is required to process the application. Applications for the On Campus MS degree program are accepted until June 1 of the entering year. Applications for the trimester Online MS degree program are due August 1 for fall, December 1 for spring and April 1 for summer. The first item to submit is an application. An Admissions Committee Review folder is not started until the application is received. https://mainemaritime.edu/admissions/graduate-admissions/
☐ Application for Admission
Apply to the Graduate School by submitting an online application. If a written copy is required, please contact the administrative coordinator of the graduate school.
An official copy of your transcript from each post-secondary institution attended must be mailed directly to Maine Maritime Academy. No e-mail submissions or scanned copies will be accepted. Mailing address: Maine Maritime Academy, Pilot House, 1 Pleasant St., Castine, ME 04420
Two (2) Letters of Recommendation
A Letter of Recommendation, academic or professional, will automatically be e-mailed to two (2) individuals of your choice when you complete the online application.
Personal Statement of Interest
The Personal Statement of Interest should answer the following questions: “How will your admission to the Loeb-Sullivan School help you achieve your professional goals.” Additionally, please explain why you wish to study logistics?
☐ GMAT or GRE
Your Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) or Graduate Record Exam (GRE), results must be sent directly to Maine Maritime Academy, Loeb-Sullivan School Department of Graduate Studies by the testing agency. Our ID# is 3505. No scans or copies will be accepted.
☐ English Language Proficiency Requirement for International Students
Applicants whose language of education is not English must submit results of the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) or the International English Language Testing System (IELTS). Examination results must be sent directly to Maine Maritime Academy, Loeb-Sullivan School Department of Graduate Studies by the testing agency. Our institutional code is 3505. No scans or copies will be accepted.
☐ Non-U.S. Diplomas, Certificates, Licenses, and Transcripts
Those students wishing to apply with other than United States credentials must have all non-U.S. diplomas, certificates, licenses, and transcripts evaluated by an approved clearinghouse. Clearinghouses verify international transcripts for: authenticity, grade and course equivalency, and transfer credits awarded. We recognize the following two (2) evaluation service providers:
Contact Information for Application Services
GRE-Graduate Record Examinations
Educational Testing Service
660 Rosedale Road
Princeton, NJ 08541-6000 USA
Web site: http://www.ets.org/
Educational Testing Services
P.O. Box 6151
Princeton, NJ 08541-6115 USA
Tel. 1-877-863-3546 United States
Tel. 1-609-771-7100 All other locations
Web Site: http://www.ets.org/toefl
World Education Services
Bowling Green Station
P.O. Box 5087
New York, NY 10274-5087
(212) 739-6100 – fax
Globe Language Services, Inc.
305 Broadway Suite 401
New York, NY 10007
(212) 227-1994 – phone
(212) 693-1489 – fax
An application for evaluation is available through their respective on-line service. This service does require a fee directly to the provider. The fee varies depending on which service you choose and what type of evaluation you request. Maine Maritime Academy requests that prospective international students do an undergraduate course-by-course breakdown of credits, a calculation of credit hours, and a verification of authenticity.
Loeb-Sullivan School Contact Information
Maine Maritime Academy
1 Pleasant St.
Castine, ME 04420 USA