FOX SCHOOL OF BUSINESS AND MANAGEMENT
Learn more about the Master in Management.
About the Program
Developed for recent college graduates with business and non-business degrees, the Master in Management (MiM) delivers a comprehensive introduction to the world of business and equips students to become managers, leaders and problem solvers at globally focused firms. This program, taught by industry experts, is designed for students looking to supplement their undergraduate degree with the knowledge that today’s employers demand in an effort to increase their career marketability.
Beginning with the 2023-2024 academic year, the MiM program is only offered at Temple University's Japan campus.
Time Limit for Degree Completion: The MiM program is designed to be completed on a full-time basis with a cohort in one year, although Graduate School guidelines allow for up to six years for completion of the master's degree.
Campus Location: Main; as of the 2023-2024 academic year, Temple University Japan only
Full-Time/Part-Time Status: The program is designed to be completed on a full-time basis with a cohort. Classes are held in the evening to accommodate internships and other obligations.
Accreditation: The MiM program is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International).
Non-Matriculated Student Policy: The MiM program is a cohort program, and courses may not be taken on a non-matriculated basis.
Financing Opportunities: United States Federal Student Aid is available only to U.S. citizens or permanent residents of the United States. The Fox School grants 5% tuition scholarships to alumni who are admitted to the program. Scholarship funds are limited. For more information, visit https://www.tuj.ac.jp/mim/tuition.
Admission Requirements and Deadlines
Application and Student Visa Application Deadline:
For Fall 2023 Admission:
- January 25 – Earliest Date to begin work on student Visa Application if seeking a student visa through TUJ
- February 28 – Early Admissions Deadline for Application
- April 15 – Application Deadline if seeking a student visa through TUJ
- April 25 – Visa Deadline if seeking a student visa through TUJ. Applicants who do not have permission to reside in Japan through citizenship or a prior long-term visa must apply for a student visa through TUJ.
- June 30 – Final Application Deadline if not seeking a student visa through TUJ
The cost to apply is ¥12,000. An email with payment instructions is sent to applicants after submission of the online application form.
Applications are reviewed as they are received and will be considered after the deadline on a space-available basis.
APPLY ONLINE to this Fox graduate program.
Letters of Reference:
Number Required: 2
From Whom: Professional references from an immediate supervisor, current or past, are preferred. Academic references are acceptable.
Bachelor's Degree in Discipline/Related Discipline: The equivalent of a four-year U.S. baccalaureate degree from an accredited university or college is required. For three-year degrees, mark sheets must be evaluated by WES or another NACES organization.
Statement of Goals: Essay prompts can be found in the online application portal.
Standardized Test Scores:
GRE/GMAT: Scores may be requested based on the applicant's academic and/or professional background. Candidates with an undergraduate GPA below 3.0 are required to submit valid GMAT or GRE test scores. Consult an admissions advisor with any questions.
Applicants who earned their baccalaureate degree from an institution where the language of instruction was other than English, with the exception of those who subsequently earned a master’s degree in a country where the language of instruction is English, must report scores for a standardized test of English that meet these minimums:
- TOEFL iBT: 90
- IELTS Academic: 7.0
- Duolingo: 110
- PTE Academic: 68
Resume: Current resume or CV is required.
Interview: Candidates are invited to interview in person or virtually.
Transfer Credit: Transfer credit is not accepted for the MiM.
General Program Requirements:
Number of Credits Required Beyond the Baccalaureate: 30
|Mid-August Pre-Term (2 weeks)|
|BA 5411||Business Fundamentals I||3|
|ACCT 5411||Financial and Managerial Accounting in Decision Making||3|
|BA 5412||Business Fundamentals II||3|
|HRM 5411||Managing People||3|
|MIS 5411||Business Intelligence and Data Visualization||3|
|Term Credit Hours||15|
|BA 5687||Advanced Professional Development Strategies||0|
|FIN 5411||Financial Management||3|
|MKTG 5411||Marketing Management||3|
|SGM 5411||Organizational Strategy||3|
|Term Credit Hours||12|
|BA 5486||Capstone Experience: Internship2||3|
|Term Credit Hours||3|
|Total Credit Hours:||30|
Students select an elective from an approved list of courses.
Students who are employed may select an immersion course or other elective on the approved list in consultation with the Academic Director.
Culminating Events: Successful completion of coursework is required to earn the MiM degree.
Program Web Address:
U.S. Department Information:
Fox School of Business and Management
1801 Liacouras Walk
701 Alter Hall (006-22)
Philadelphia, PA 19122
Japan Department Information:
Fox Master in Management Program
1-14-29 Taishido, Setagaya-ku
Tokyo, Japan 154-0004
Submission Address for Application Materials:
Assistant Dean, International Business Programs:
William J. Swinton
MiM Program Development Coordinator: