Application Requirements

Deadlines Fall Spring
Priority May 15 November 1
Standard August 1 December 1

Late applications are accepted and considered as space allows.

  1. Application for admission with a $45 graduate application fee
  2. Minimum GPA of a 3.0 for unconditional acceptance. Applicants with an undergraduate GPA lower than a 3.0 may be considered for admission based on a combination of GPA, work experience, undergraduate grades in related coursework and personal interview.
  3. Computer programming course or demonstrated knowledge programming language
  4. One of the following:
    • Completion of a Bachelor of Science in Engineering from a regionally accredited institution of higher education or the evaluated equivalency
    • Completion of a bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited institution of higher education or the evaluated equivalency with at least fifteen (15) units in computing, information technology or a closely related field
  5. Official sealed bachelor's degree transcript. Additional transcripts may be required to verify prerequisites or GPA.
  6. Three recommendations from sources who can address your potential for success. Family members and friends may not complete recommendations. At least two recommendations should be from previous faculty or from qualified professionals if academic references are more than 10-years old. 
  7. Comprehensive essay of no more than 1,000 words which addresses the following:
    • Academic/career goals and interests
    • Indicate which engineering discipline or leadership area you would like to pursue during the thesis/project phase of your study
    • Readiness for graduate study 
  8. Résumé or curriculum vitae
  9. Successful interview with program director
  10. An applicant whose first language is not English and/or does not have a degree from an institution where English is the primary language of instruction is required to demonstrate English language proficiency by submitting a recent test score from Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) or International English Language Testing System (IELTS)