How to Apply

If you envision a career in which you will manage innovation -- through roles like project management, brand management, market research or engineering -- and you realize the value of a global experience with two premier business schools, the MGIM program may be the right fit for you.

Residency Guidelines

Residents of North America, South America (except Brazil), & China apply to the MGIM program through NC State University:

Residents of all other countries apply through IAE Aix-Marseilles University:

Application Deadlines

Application deadline for Fall 2016:

If you are applying to NC State:
All Students – April 15, 2016

If you are applying to IAE:
All Students – 29 Mai, 2016

NC State University Applicants

You may submit your application materials to NC State in any order. However, you will not be able to view what application materials have been received until you submit your online application by submitting your online application through The Graduate School at NC State University.

Don’t miss our new One Day to Masters Degree option, designed to streamline the admissions process and provide you with a quicker response. The deadline for this program is April 10, 2015. Learn more.

A complete application for NC State consists of the following:

  • Online Application Form
  • North Carolina Residency Form If you wish to claim North Carolina residency for tuition purposes.
  • Application Fee $75 for U.S. citizens and Permanent Residents / $85 USD for non-resident aliens and international student applicants (NONREFUNDABLE; no application fee waivers)
  • Personal Statement
  • Official transcripts from each college/university attended(It is not necessary to request NC State transcripts) International students whose undergraduate transcripts are in a language other than English are required to provide an official English translation through World Education Services.
  • Three (3) letters of recommendation Recommendations can be submitted online through the Apply Yourself Graduate School application system, or filled out by your recommender and sent directly to the MGIM Program Office
  • Resume Submit your resume by uploading it through the Apply Yourself application system.
  • TOEFL or IELTS scores (international applicants only).International applicants who did not complete their undergraduate work in the United States are required to take the TOEFL or IELTS. Citizens of approved countries are exempt.  International students who have completed one full year of full-time study in the United States or other approved countries are not required to submit TOEFL or IELTS scores.

If mailing transcripts, send to:
The Graduate School
North Carolina State University
Room 240, Research Building III
1005 Capability Drive
Campus Box 7102
Raleigh, NC 27695-7102

If mailing items other than transcripts, send to:
Master of Global Innovation Management (MGIM)
Jenkins Graduate School of Management
North Carolina State University
Campus Box 7229
Raleigh, NC 27695-7229


Once you submit your application, a member of the MGIM admissions committee will contact qualified applications to schedule an interview. Interviews are a required component for admission into the program.


We do not require a GMAT or GRE test score to be submitted for admission into the MGIM program.

Additional Application Information:

Additional details about the admissions process and admissions decisions may be found on the FAQs page.

IAE Applicants

You may begin your online application, access and update its content at any time. For more information about applying, please visit our admissions page.

Contact Info:

Institut d’Administration des Enterprises
Masters – MGIM Program
Clos Guiot Puyricard – CS 30063
13089 Aix-en-Provence Cedex 2
+33 4 42 28 09 20