How to Apply

Application Process

Candidates must posses a four-year bachelor’s degree from an accredited University. Professional and managerial experience is highly recommended and, as a part of the application process, a telephone interview may be scheduled with appropriate faculty and staff.

Application Rounds
2019 Cohort Admission Deadline is May 10, 2019
Residency Week 2019 will be held August 11-16, 2019 in College Station, Texas


Application Round Application Submission Deadline
Round 1 October 12, 2018 *Priority Admission*
Round 2 December 7, 2018 *Priority Admission*
Round 3 February 8, 2019
Round 4 March 15, 2019
Round 5 May 10, 2019

If you have any questions related to MID program admissions please contact:

Mark Lorenzo
Assistant Director,
Master of Industrial Distribution
O: 979.458.3145

Please Note: Each “round” represents a distinct period in which you may apply, not a succession of steps in your application. You may apply in one round only, one time in an application year. You must have your application submitted in its entirety by the deadline to be considered for a round.

Applicants are encouraged to apply early in Spring, as space may become limited by the final deadline. In addition, applying in the earlier rounds will give candidates more time to address such matters as financial aid, grants, loans, etc.

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Step 1:

Create an EngineeringCAS Profile:


  • Create a profile and “Begin the Application”
  • To select the MID Program please type in “Distribution” in the search field — it should populate two options
  • Select: “– US Students” for U.S.A. residents or “– International” for international student

Step 2:

Complete all 4 quadrants within the application portal.  In the application portal there will be some documentation required. It is critical that you upload the proper documents in their proper locations:


Found on the application portal. Please answer each essay in one double-spaced page. The three pages containing the three essay responses may be uploaded in the “Program Materials” quadrant in the application portal under the tab “Documents.”


Please upload an unofficial transcript into the Engineering CAS in the Academic History Quadrant. You will also need to send an official transcript from ALL colleges and universities where you completed classes. Official Transcripts sent electronically by your institutions to

Please mail official transcripts to:

Graduate Admissions Processing
Texas A&M University
PO BOX 40001
College Station, TX 77842-4001.

If you need to send to an address requiring a signature for delivery:

Admissions Processing
General Services Complex
750 Agronomy Road. Suite 150
College Station, TX 77840


Three professional letters of recommendation are required. These letters should be written by individuals within your organization who can address your potential within the organization (or previous employer), your  motivation and commitment to attend and successfully complete this demanding program, and the impact of this program on your career.

Through the portal, you will send the request to the individuals you indicated.   It would be to your advantage to have their permission to do so first.

In the application portal the letters of recommendation, called evaluations, can be submitted, by the recommender, through their access to the application portal. If they have challenges gaining access or uploading the letter, please have them connect with the MID office at 979-458-2291. Recommendation letters must be on the organizational letterhead.


Please upload your most recent professional resume.



Only for applicants whose native language is not English. Not required for anyone with a 4 year undergraduate degree from an accredited US University. Department codes are not needed. There is no institutional code for the IELTS examination. The testing agency should mail official results to the Graduate Admissions Processing (address above).

Institutional Code: 6003
Minimum Scores: TOEFL: 80 IELTS: 6.0

All submitted documents will become a part of your application and not be available to return.