Blended Application Requirements | MIT Global SCALE Network

Blended Application Requirements

To apply to SCALE’s highly competitive blended degree offerings, please review the information below. Below is a comprehensive list of the application components.

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SCM Blended Program  |  ZLOG Blended Program  |  MSCMx Program

All candidates must apply online.


REQUIREMENTS FOR SCALE BLENDED APPLICATION


IELTS/TOEFL test results

Applicants from non-English-speaking nations must also offer evidence of written and oral proficiency in the English language by taking the International English Language Testing System (IELTS) or the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL).

Have the official score reports emailed directly from ETS to the office of the program to which you are applying.

To request a waiver (directly in the online application), you must have received an undergraduate degree or advanced degree from an English-speaking college or university.

Resumé

Relevant work experience weighs heavily in SCALE admissions decisions. Therefore, we require every applicant to supply us with a current résumé. The résumé should be in the standard format, including academic degree information with GPA information following each degree.

Transcripts

You may upload unofficial transcripts as part of your application for admission. If you are admitted to a program, you will be asked to provide official copies of all undergraduate and graduage programs you have participated in to date.

Recommendations

You must provide two recommendations from people capable of judging your professional and/or academic promise (i.e., supervisor, professor). Because our admissions committee focuses on work experience, we urge applicants to provide two recommendations from job-related supervisors and one from a professor.

Video Statement

As part of your application we need to hear from you in person. You will need webcam capability to complete your application. Please record a video statement (5 minute time limit) answering the following questions:

1. Why do you want to get a Master's degree in supply chain management?

2. What previous supply chain training or work experience do you have?

3. Describe the perfect job that you would like to get after you have completed the supply chain Master's program.

4. What global supply chain problem do you find the most interesting and why?

Proposed Research Project

Applicants must submit a two page (1000 words) description of their proposed research project. You must impress the review committee with the importance of your project to supply chain management and convince them that you can complete the project during your time in the program. Proposals should include answers to the following questions: 

1. Describe the problem including what industries, markets, products, geographies, processes, etc. are involved?

2. What organization or kind of organization will you seek to partner with you on this research project?

3. How do you propose to gain the cooperation of this kind of organization?

4. What methodology would you use to study this problem?

5. What types of data will you need to perform this project?

6. How do you propose to obtain the data you need for this project?

7. If accepted, what pre-work can you do before coming to campus? 

8. Can you complete this project in 4 ½ months?