“The University of Utah’s graduate program in Economics was an enriching experience from a personal, business, and professional perspective. Course flexibility, an engaging faculty, interesting material and classroom interaction on current events are just several of many reasons why I enjoyed the program.” Randy Hamburger, Project Manager at Williams Northwest Pipeline and University of Utah Masters in Economics graduate
Graduate Pathways - University of Utah
The Graduate Global Pathways program at the University of Utah is designed to prepare international students for entry to a Master’s degree program. The program combines academic coursework with advanced English language training to enable international students to integrate smoothly and successfully into a Masters program at a top ranked university in the USA.
GRADUATE GLOBAL PATHWAYS AT UNIVERSITY OF UTAH
- 2 Semester term Global Pathways program for 8 months
- Combination of college-level English courses with Pathways cohort, and academic courses in upper division undergraduate courses with regular American students
- GRE / GMAT Test Prep available for a nominal fee
- Progression to Masters degree program at University of Utah
For more information contact us at University of Utah’s Global Pathways office:
Master’s Degrees and Majors
5 Outstanding Master’s Programs
- MBA (Master of Business Administration)
- M.S. in Finance
- Master of Public Administration
- M.S. in Economics
- M.S. in International Affairs and Global Enterprise
- The MBA program is designed to prepare future business leaders by offering an outstanding curriculum and an extensive selection of experience based programs. The David Eccles School of Business is AACSB accredited.
Master of Science in Finance
The Master of Science in Finance (MSF) program is designed to prepare students for successful careers in financial management and investment management.
Master of Public Administration (MPA)
The MPA is conferred by the Department of Political Science and administered by the Center for Public Policy and Administration. It enhances general public management skills and helps the student develop special depth in a particular administrative area, policy field, or level of government.
Master of Science in International Affairs and Global Enterprise (MIAGE)
The Master of Science in International Affairs and Global Enterprise (MIAGE) degree is a distinctive program designed to provide students with the analytical, political, legal and sociocultural knowledge needed to fulfill real-world career opportunities working for (or with) international businesses, government, and non-governmental organizations.
Master of Science in Economics
The program offers an unusual breadth of approaches to economics, allowing students to examine the ideas and philosophies of the most important thinkers in the field while also gaining the quantitative, analytical, and technical skills that are most highly valued by companies today.
|Semester 1||Semester 2|
|Intro to Grad Writing 1Advanced Communication Skills for Graduate StudentsAdvanced Pronunciation and Oral Skills for Graduate StudentsAcademic course to fulfill a prerequisite or an elective course*||Intro to Grad Writing 2English Language Skills for Business, Economics, and FinanceAcademic courses to fulfill a prerequisite or elective courses*Academic courses to fulfill a prerequisite or elective courses*|
*Students may select elective courses from undergraduate, upper division undergraduate courses, and other graduate programs of study upon approval from their academic advisor. The elective course work will not be considered for credit toward their graduate program of study. Students may select from a list of approved courses for all pre-requisite, co-requisite and elective courses.
- Students will be allowed to take up to 15 credit hours that prepare them for graduate study per semester.
- GMAT®/GRE® Test Preparation courses will be offered each term for a small fee
- Academic advising and instruction will be done in consultation with faculty and staff at the University of Utah’s Department of Linguistics.
ENTRY REQUIREMENTS GRADUATE GLOBAL PATHWAYS *
- Bachelor’s degree or equivalent from an accredited institution of higher education;
- Minimum GPA (Grade Point Average) of 3.0 or better on a scale of 4.0 in cumulative undergraduate work and;
- Minimum English language score:
2013: TOEFL® 61 iBT OR IELTS: 6.0.2014: TOEFL® 80 iBT OR IELTS: 6.5MBA requires minimum 2 years of professional working experience, and MPA program prefers 1 year work experience or internship.
*These are minimum entry requirements. Satisfying these requirements does not guarantee admission into the Global Pathways program.
All Global Pathways students must meet the following requirements to complete the Global Pathways Program and proceed to a Master’s program.
- Minimum GPA (Grade Point Average) of 3.0 (a B average) in the Graduate Global Pathways Program
- Pass the University of Utah’s own English proficiency test*
- Meet the GRE® / GMAT® requirements set by the Graduate Department for your major (see detailed information below)
Master of Business Administration (MBA)*
- GMAT® 600 with 50% percentile score on the quantitative section of the test
- English exam with TOEFL® equivalency of 100 iBT (IELTS equivalency of 7.0)
M.S. in Finance***
- GMAT® 550-600** Candidates with at least 75% quantitative scores will be considered within this range
- English exam with TOEFL® equivalency of 90 iBT (IELTS equivalency of 6.5)
M.S. in International Affairs and Global Enterprise (MIAGE)
- GRE® or GMAT® scores of 50th percentile or better on verbal and quantitative sections
- English exam with TOEFL® equivalency of 100 iBT (IELTS equivalency of 7.0)
Master of Public Administration (MPA)*
- GRE®, MAT, GMAT® or LSAT with 50th percentile score or better on verbal and quantitative sections
- English exam with TOEFL® equivalency of 92 iBT (IELTS score required 7.0)
M.S. in Economics
- GRE® or GMAT® scores with 50th percentile score or better on verbal and quantitative sections
- English exam with TOEFL® equivalency of 61 iBT (IELTS 6.0). In 2014 students must have a minimum of 80 iBT (IELTS 6.5)
* Please see full description for additional requirements for entry into MBA and MPA.
** Students with a minimum GMAT® score of 600 must have at least a 50% quantitative score.
*** Qualified candidates will submit portfolios of their work during Pathways and other assessments with the guidance and advising support from the Dept. of Linguistics.
|Academic Term||Application Deadline||Program Start Date|
|Spring 2012||November 1, 2011||January 9, 2012|
|Summer 2012||March 15, 2012||May 10, 2012|
|Fall 2012||July 22, 2012||August 13, 2012*|
|Spring 2013||November 15, 2012||January 7, 2013|
|Summer 2013||March 15, 2013*||May 13, 2013*|
|Fall 2013||April 1, 2013*||August 26, 2013*|
*Tentative program start date. To be confirmed upon admission to your program.
How to Apply
To apply for the Graduate Global Pathways Program, all students must submit the following documents to be considered for admissions to the program:
- Completed Global Pathways application form
- Submit a copy of an official English language test score from TOEFL PBT or iBT IELTS
- Official university academic transcripts (with notarized translation into English)
- Official university graduation certificate/diploma and degree earned (with notarized translation into English)
- Personal Statement
- Resume/Curricular Vitae (CV) Include all internships
- Proof of financial eligibility (personal/sponsor bank statement and the University of Utah’s official Affidavit of Support)
- Copy of the ID page of your passport
- If you currently have a US visa, include a copy of the visa page in your passport, I-94 card and I-20