Important dates for Fall 2021

  • October 29: Complete application packet due
  • November 1 - November 12: One-on-one Interviews with program directors (exact time and date to be scheduled individually) 
  • November 13: Super Saturday interviews (plan on the entire morning)

Students apply during the fall semester of their sophomore year and notification of acceptance occurs before winter break. If at any time a student leaves or is dropped from the program, all credits earned at that point will be counted towards a finance major.

Acceptance into the program will be based on:

  • Grades earned through the end of the spring semester of freshman year and fall semester mid-terms of sophomore year (GPA ≥ 3.0)
  • Resume
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Application essay
  • Interview

Before beginning this application, please have the following items ready:

  1. A copy of your Marquette University "graduation checklist" from CheckMarq
  2. A one-page essay: why you want to be in the AIM program and how it fits into your career plans.  
  3. Your current resume

Recommendation letters

Two letters of recommendation addressed to Dr. Krause should be submitted electronically. Please share the link below with your recommenders for direct letter upload:

Recommendation upload link:

If you have any questions regarding this process, feel free to contact: Jessica Hoerres, Room DS 402, 414-288-8024 or

Students studying abroad: Interviews will be setup via international conference line, Skype, or Microsoft Teams for your individual interview with Dr. Krause in addition to the Super Saturday interviews. Please plan accordingly.