At the Tauber Institute, we are firmly committed to being a leader in innovative operations education and knowledge generation that positively impacts industry. To achieve this goal, we rely on our talented student community, whose experience, ideas, and exceptional leadership qualities inspire and deliver excellence.

Each year we welcome a cohort of dynamic students with diverse career interests in high-tech, consulting, healthcare, consumer goods, diverse manufacturing, sustainability, energy, and supply chain – to name a few. Please see below for specific instructions on applying to the Tauber Institute.

Ross School of Business
Master of Business Administration (MBA)
Apply by checking the Tauber box on the MBA application, or apply after you have been admitted into the Ross MBA program by completing the application below.

College of Engineering
Engineering Graduate Programs
Apply concurrently with your graduate engineering application or after you have been admitted to a U-M engineering graduate program by completing the application below. Applications are due by the 15th day of each month and a decision will be available in 4 weeks.

Engineering Global Leadership Honors Program (EGL)
Applicants are automatically considered for the Tauber Institute (no additional application necessary).

Dual Degree Programs
Dual Master of Management + Master of Engineering
Apply after you have been admitted into the Dual Masters of Management+graduate engineering program by completing the application below.

Dual MBA + Engineering
Please complete both department applications and either check the Tauber box on the MBA application or apply to the Tauber program after you have been admitted by completing the application below.


Application, Deadlines, and Supplementary Information
Prospective students apply to the Tauber Institute in several rounds into the late Spring for Fall 2021 admission and are accepted on a rolling basis. Once admitted to the Tauber Institute program, students are eligible for an array of scholarships. 

The Tauber Institute requires an essay and resume as part of the application. An interview is required and awarded by invitation only.

  • Applicants will be evaluated on their work experience, academic merit, teamwork, and leadership qualities. Please submit a one-page, double-spaced essay answering the following question: What are your career interests within the field of operations and how will the Tauber Institute help you achieve your academic and career goals?
  • By submitting this application I permit the Tauber Institute staff to access my student files and application at the University of Michigan to evaluate my qualification for acceptance into the Tauber Institute program.
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