Welcome to the Masters of Arts in International Administration (MAIA) Program.  The MAIA Program is designed for students pursuing administrative careers in international settings.  The thirty (30) credit program can be completed in as little as one year. 

If you need additional assistance or have any questions please contact Ms. Iliana N. Grana, Associate Director at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) or Ms. Isabella Figueroa, Sr. Program Coordinator at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) for further information.

Program Overview and Tracks Overview

MAIA Faculty Profiles

Admissions Requirements

Domestic students interested in applying to the Master of Arts in International Administration should submit the following:

• Complete Online Application Form - https://www.applyweb.com/miamigrd/index.html
• $65.00 non-refundable application fee paid online upon submission of the application
• Statement of Purpose
• Three (3) Letters of Recommendation:  one (1) from a Professor/Faculty (Required), two (2) preferably from an employer, colleague, or professional source
• Official transcripts from each post-secondary institution (University/College) attended (even if only one course) 
• Graduate Record Examination (GRE) scores.*

*GMAT and LSAT scores are also accepted.

International Students:

International students must comply with all the general admissions requirements indicated above and also submit the following:

• Submit official transcripts from all universities/colleges attended (including US universities).  All transcripts and diplomas must be in their original language with a certified English translation of both the transcript and the diploma. 

• Photocopies of all the diplomas.

• Copy of their passport.

• Bank Statement or Sponsorship letter within six (6) months.

• Official scores for the TOEFL or IELTS exam.

Document Submission:

Documents should be mailed to the addresses below.  Please note that if sending the documentation via special courier service, they should be sent to the physical address. 

Physical Address:
University of Miami, Master of Arts in International Administration
1300 Campo Sano Drive, Suite 215
Coral Gables, FL 33146-4420

Mailing Address:
University of Miami, Master of Arts in International Administration
P.O. Box 248304
Coral Gables, FL 33124-4420


Admissions Deadlines


Priority Consideration:  Submission by February 15th
Early Consideration:    Submission by April 15th

Priority Consideration:  Submission by October 15th
Early Consideration:    Submission by November 15th

Students opting to pursue the General/Human Rights/Security Concentration may be admitted for the Summer Semester.


Institution Code:  5815
Departmental Code: 5101


Institution Code: 7NV-S1-96


Code:  001536

FAFSA Application


Organization of American States (OAS) Scholarships for graduate students
The OAS offers scholarships to citizens or permanent residents of OAS Member States. Visit: www.oas.org  to apply for a scholarship for students pursuing master’s, or doctorate degree. For further information contact: scholarships@oas.org.

Interest-free loans for international students studying in the U.S.
The Rowe Fund assist students with expenditures not covered by their main source of funding.  For further information visit: www.oas.org/en/rowefund


The MAIA Program is particularly interested in providing training opportunities for veterans from the U.S. Armed Forces, and is an active participant in The Yellow Ribbon GI Education Enhancement Program, a provision of the post 9/11 Veterans Educational Assistance Act of 2008, which enables eligible veterans and family members to apply their post 9/11 GI Bill to help cover the expenses of earning a Master’s degree.  For more information and assistance please contact the Registrar’s office.

Ms. Esther Fernandez
Supervisor, Veteran’s Affairs
Student Services, Registration and Transcripts
Campus Location:
Whitten University Center, Room 121
1306 Stanford Drive
Coral Gables, FL 33146
Phone #: (305) 284-6413
E-mail:  .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

Ms. Milagros Benitez
Associate Director, Student Account Services
Monthly Payment Plans and Loans, Sponsored Accounts - Data/Pricing Entry
Campus Location:
Ashe Administration Building, Room 158
1252 Memorial Drive
Coral Gables, FL 33146
Phone #: (305) 284-5624
E-mail:  .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

Housing Information

The University of Miami does not offer on-campus housing for graduate students.  To help you with your search please visit the off-campus housing website.  You can also visit the roommate finder option.