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Information Management and Community Planning (Dual Master's)

Program Info:
Program Code:  CPIM
Degree: M.I.M./M.C.P.
School: Information Studies
General Requirements: Statement of Purpose
TOEFL/IELTS/PTE (international graduate students) *
Program-Specific Requirements: Letters of Recommendation (3)
Graduate Record Examination (GRE)** or
Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) 
Supplementary Application***
Writing Sample 1 (required)
Writing Sample 2 (optional)
Portfolio PDF Upload (optional)
Description of Research/Work Experience (optional)
Must be admitted by both programs to pursue dual degree.
Application Deadlines: February 1, 2024 (Fall 2024 Domestic/International)
Contact Program:
Diversity Statement: The College of Information Studies is committed to supporting students and ensuring a fear-free, inclusive space where all students can thrive. The department recognizes non-binary gender identifications, as well as the difference between assigned biological sex and gender expression. It encourages students, faculty and staff to share and honor preferred pronouns and names.

*TOEFL/IELTS/PTE scores (if applicable) are required for all international applicants. The minimum TOEFL score for admission into the MIM program is 100. 

**GRE scores are required for all applicants, except domestic applicants with an undergraduate GPA of 3.25 or higher. Any requests to waive the GRE requirement will be evaluated on a case-by-case basis by the program committee. GMAT scores may also be submitted instead of GRE scores (please notify the department if you will be sending GMAT scores). Please send any requests to

***Please note: Though the responses to these questions may have some overlap with the Graduate School’s statement of purpose – applicants may cut and paste, as relevant, from the Graduate School’s statement submission.

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