The EMIR in DC welcomed its inaugural class in January 2018.  

Applicants may apply to enter the program at any time, starting in fall, spring, or summer semesters.  As such, applications are processed on a rolling basis.  For priority consideration, please apply by July 1 for fall and November 1 for spring.  

How to apply: Please visit the Syracuse University graduate admissions site for full details on how to submit your application.  Applicants may request that their references submit letters of recommendation online.  Supporting documents such as transcripts and TOEFL scores are to be sent to the following address: 

 Graduate Enrollment Management Center of Syracuse University
 Online Application Materials
 P.O. Box 35060
 Syracuse, NY 13235

A complete application includes all of the following:

  1. A completed Syracuse University graduate school application
  2. Résumé
  3. Personal statement – this includes your background and why you wish to complete the EMIR
  4. Official transcripts – from graduate and undergraduate studies
  5. 3 letters of recommendation
  6. Application fee - $75.00 US (non- refundable)
  7. TOEFL score: 92-93 (internet-based test), 580 (written test), 237 (computer-based test) minimum for unconditional admission

Note: GRE Scores are optional.  The Admissions Committee reviews applications considering the unique characteristics and experience of each applicant.  GRE scores are not required to apply; however, students with valid GRE scores are encouraged to submit them as part of their application. The school code for Syracuse University is 2823.

Admissions Requirement

Applicants must have 7 or more years of professional experience, including management responsibilities that demonstrate increasing levels of supervision of projects and personnel.   

Transferring credits

Applicants may request transfer of up to 6 credits of graduate-level coursework completed at an accredited graduate institution. If you plan to transfer credits towards your EMIR degree you can start the process once you have been admitted to the program. If your decision to enroll in the program depends on the credit transfer, your advisor will be able to tell you in advance whether the transfer request will be approved.

Contact us to request further information.