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:

 

Admissions Checklist

Are you ready to begin the application process? Please note application items below that are required to process your application for the online M.S. in International Logistics Management degree program. The application is accessible online anytime at: MAINEMARITIME.EDU/ADMISSIONS/GRADUATE-ADMISSIONS. Please submit the online application and supporting materials directly to the Loeb-Sullivan School. If mailing, send to: Loeb-Sullivan School; Maine Maritime Academy; 1 Pleasant Street; Castine, Maine 04420.

☐ APPLICATION FOR ADMISSION

Apply to the Graduate School by submitting an online application. If you would like a written copy for your records, please contact the administrative coordinator of the graduate school at info.ls@mma.edu or 207-326-2212. For applications submitted electronically, there is no application fee. Please include an application fee of $50.00 if submitting an application by mail.

TRANSCRIPTS

Please mail a copy of your transcript from each post-secondary institution you have attended directly to Maine Maritime Academy. We cannot accept email submissions or scanned copies. If you received your undergraduate degree from MMA, no action is required as we will request your transcript directly from the Registrar’s Office.

TWO (2) LETTERS OF RECOMMENDATION

A Letter of Recommendation request, academic or professional, will automatically be emailed to two (2) individuals of your selection when you complete the online application.

RESUME

Please submit a current curriculum vitae or resume with your 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? Why do you want to study logistics?

GMAT OR GRE SCORES

GRE/GMAT test scores are normally required. Applicants may petition to waive the test if they hold a previous Master’s degree. Official test scores should be sent directly to the Graduate School by the testing service. Test scores more than five years old cannot be accepted. Student copies and photocopies of scores are not considered official. Our GRE and GMAT Institutional Code is 3505.

ENGLISH LANGUAGE PROFICIENCY REQUIREMENT – INTERNATIONAL CANDIDATES ONLY

Proficiency in English is required for graduate study at Maine Maritime Academy. Every applicant whose language of education is not English must demonstrate English proficiency. Applicants may submit results of the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) or the International English Language Testing System (IELTS). Examination results should 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. As this is a requirement of admission, we do not offer a waiver.

NON-U.S. DIPLOMAS, CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, AND TRANSCRIPTS – INTERNATIONAL CANDIDATES ONLY

A four-year baccalaureate degree, or equivalent, is normally the minimum academic certification required for admission. All non-U.S. diplomas, certificates, licenses, and transcripts must be evaluated by an approved clearinghouse. Clearinghouses verify international transcripts for: authenticity, grade and course equivalency, and transfer credits awarded. The Loeb-Sullivan School recognizes the following two evaluation service providers:

If questions arise during the application process, please contact us by phone or email: info.ls@mma.edu or 207-326-2212. We wish you the best of luck and look forward to receiving your application!

Contact Information for Application Services

GRE-Graduate Record Examinations
Educational Testing Service
660 Rosedale Road
Princeton, NJ 08541-6000 USA
Tel. 1-609-921-9000
Fax 1-609-734-5410
Web site: http://www.ets.org/

GMAT-Graduate Management Admission Test
Educational Testing Service
P.O. Box 6101
Princeton, NJ 08541-6101 USA
E-mail: https://www.mba.com/service/contact-us.aspx
Web site: https://www.mba.com

TOEFL Services
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
E-Mail: http://www.ets.org/toefl/contact/contact_form
Web Site: http://www.ets.org/toefl

IELTS Services
http://www.ielts.org/contact_us.aspx

World Education Services
www.wes.org
Bowling Green Station
P.O. Box 5087
New York, NY 10274-5087
(212) 966-6311
(212) 739-6100 – fax

Globe Language Services, Inc.
http://www.globelanguage.com/
Evaluation Service
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
Pilot House
1 Pleasant St.
Castine, ME 04420 USA
Telephone: 207-326-2212
FAX: 207-326-2411
Email: info.ls@mma.edu