• Declaring a Program

    Students may enroll in any one (but only one) of our three programs.

    Declaring a Major in Management Science

    Undergraduates are admitted to the Institute without designation of a major; students may declare a major at the end of their freshman year. The First Year site contains information about exploring and choosing a major.

    Students who wish to switch from one major to another may do so using a Change of Major form. Information about this process can be found on the Registrar's Office site.

    Students who wish to add Course 15 as a second major must apply to do so with the Committee on Curricula (CoC). As part of the application process, the CoC requires both departments to review and sign the student's form.  Our office will need to receive the following materials from you:

    • a complete CoC petition that has been endorsed by you and your primary department, and
    • a copy of your unofficial transcript, which you can obtain free of charge at the Student Services Center (Room 11-120).


    You will be contacted when your petition is ready for pick-up in our office, after which you should bring it to the CoC (Room 5-111) for Committee review. Students whose petitions are approved by the CoC on or before Drop Date will receive MIT Sloan student priority for bidding that term.

    Declaring an MIT Sloan Minor

    The process for declaring either the Minor in Management or the Minor in Management Science is the same (and uses the same form). Students may not declare an MIT Sloan minor until they have first declared a major at MIT; they must declare a minor no later than Add Date one term prior to the term in which you expect to receive the SB degree.

    To declare an MIT Sloan minor, bring a Minor Application form [PDF] to the Office of Undergraduate Education along with an unofficial transcript, which you can obtain free of charge at the Student Services Center (Room 11-120). Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis. Students who apply on or before Drop Date will receive an MIT Sloan student priority for bidding that term as described on the Minor in Management and Minor in Management Science pages.

    Completing an MIT Sloan Minor

    In order to be awarded either minor, you must file a Minor Completion form [PDF] by the end of the third week of the term in which you plan to receive the SB degree, even if you are taking subjects in your final term to complete the minor. Bring this form, along with a current copy of your unofficial transcript, to the Office of Undergraduate Education.

  • After spending four years at MIT Sloan, I realize that 'management' is not a skill. It is a lifelong process of continuous improvement with steep learning curves. MIT Sloan helps its students get a jump start on success in the interconnected world we live in today. It is the degree that will always be useful to me.

    Wendi Zhang '09