Application & Requirements

The MS in Logistics and Supply Chain Management program will adhere to the general admission procedures outlined by the FIU University Graduate School (UGS). Completed applications will be evaluated by an Admissions Committee.

To be eligible for admission to the program, students must:

  1. Hold a bachelor’s degree (or equivalent) from an accredited college or university

  2. Be in good standing at all previously-attended colleges and universities.

  3. Have a minimum GPA of 3.0 (on a 4-point scale) in all of their upper-division coursework or have earned a graduate degree with a minimum of a 3.0 GPA

  4. Have at least 3 years of professional work experience or score at least 500 on the Graduate Management Admissions Test (GMAT) or the equivalent on the Graduate Record Exam (GRE)

Note: If you have ever taken any graduate courses previous to your enrollment in our program, you must notify us immediately, as this may affect your ability to graduate from the MS in Logistics and Supply Chain Management program. It is the responsibility of the applicant to inform the program about any previous graduate record.

Application Deadlines

International ApplicantsDomestic Applicants

Application Process (All Applicants)

  • STEP 1: Apply for the program
    • Complete the online application for admission.
    • Pay a $30 application fee. Most major credit cards are accepted. Checks or money orders are also accepted and should be made payable to Florida International University.
  • STEP 2: Submit all materials

    All materials should be sent to:

    FIU - MS in Logistics & SCM
    Chapman Graduate School of Business
    Florida International University
    11200 SW 8th Street, CBC 200
    Miami, Florida 33199


    1. Official transcripts of a bachelor’s degree (or equivalent) from an accredited college or university. Your academic records must be sent directly to us by your previous educational institution(s).

      • Transcripts: Yearly or semester records that indicate the number of lecture and/or laboratory hours and the grade or mark received in each course.

      • Diplomas: for all degrees you have received, with the title of degree and date conferred.

      • If the language of instruction at your institution was not English, then you must provide the original-language copies of all transcripts and diplomas as described above AND:

        • A separate English-language translation of all academic records. The translation should either come from a professional, certified translator. It must contain all information shown on the original-language documents and “mirror” them as precisely as possible.

        Please note that FIU accepts transcript and diploma translations, and all evaluations of official academic records are to be performed by FIU staff only. Some suggested agencies are found on the University Graduate School website.

    2. A current resume including detailed logistics & SCM experience, if any.

    3. Provide three letters of recommendation from professional supervisors and/or former faculty that attest to the applicant’s educational background, motivation, and analytical skills;

    4. Statement of purpose outlining your professional goals in pursuing the MS in Logistics & SCM degree and why you would be an ideal candidate for admission into the program.

    5. Applicants who hold an undergraduate or graduate degree from an institution where the language of instruction is not English must demonstrate English proficiency by taking either:

      • TOEFL (minimum scores are: 550 paper-based, 213 computer-based, and 80 internet-based)
      • IELTS (minimum score is 6.5)
      • Duolingo (minimum score is 110)

      TOEFL, IELTS, and Duolingo test scores are considered official when sent by the testing center directly to our school. When requesting the official scores, please refer to the Florida International University Institution code 5206.

    Florida Residents: Two proofs of residency. Documents must be dated one year prior to the term you are seeking admission. For a list of acceptable documents please visit the Florida Residency for Tuition page.

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    International Student

    Please familiarize yourself with the requirements of the University Graduate School and the Office of International Students and Scholar Services. You are responsible for compliance with any and all University requirements. For more information on studying in the United States as an International or Foreign student, please visit the State Department website.

    Declaration and Certification of Finances & Required Documentation

    International applications who require an F-1 Visa will be required to submit the following additional documents to complete their application package:

    1. Bank Letter

    2. Sponsor Letter (Waived if an applicant is sponsoring self)

    3. DCF form The Declaration and Certification of Finances must be completed and returned to Graduate Admissions.

      Please see the steps below to submit the electronic DCF:

      • Log into and access the Admissions tile.

      • Select the Declaration Certification of Finances Activity Guide (DCF) to fill it out.

    4. F1 Transfer Form (If needed). International students must have an I-20 in order to secure F-1 status and participate in the program. Students must secure an F-1 Visa from the U.S. consular in their home country in order to enter the U.S.

    5. Proof of Medical Insurance. By the Board of Trustees and university rule, all international students at FIU in F-1 and J-1 status are required to have medical insurance prior to registration. Proof must be submitted to the Health Compliance Office at University Health Services. Students will NOT be allowed to register for classes without complying with the medical insurance requirement and will receive a hold on their registration.
      The medical insurance requirement can be met in one of two ways:

      • By purchasing the University-approved policy

      • By submitting an International Student Health Insurance Compliance Form completed by your current insurance company and approved by UHS

      The cost of this insurance is not covered by the program’s tuition and fees. For information on program coverage and alternate compliance, please visit the University Health Services Medical Insurance Policy for International Students page.

    A Certificate of Eligibility for Nonimmigrant Students (Form I-20) will be issued once the applicant has been found admissible to the University and the Declaration and Certification of Finances have been approved.

    The University is required by immigration authorities to check carefully the financial resources of each applicant prior to issuing the Form I-20. Therefore, it is important that you be aware of the cost of participating in the program and have the necessary support and funding for your period of enrollment. The total funds available for the entire program must equal the total estimate of institutional costs and living expenses for the duration of the program (Estimate of $58,000 for the academic year). Please make sure that you provide us with sufficient proof of funds for at least this amount.

  • STEP 3: Check Application Status