Program Requirements for Admission

Program Requirements for Admission

Note: In addition to the general prerequisites for admission to the Graduate School, the following is required by this degree program:

Requirements More Information
GPA

Students with a 3.0 junior/senior grade-point average (on a 4.00 scale) and with appropriate course backgrounds will be considered for admission. Exceptions to the minimum grade-point average may be made for students with special backgrounds, abilities, and interests.

Supporting Materials
  • Three letters of reference, especially those from faculty who can evaluate academic potential.
  • A personal statement of technical interest, goals, and experience.
  • Graduate Record Examination (GRE) scores are required for those indicating interest in an assistantship.

The best-qualified applicants will be accepted up to the number of spaces that are available for new students.

Application Deadline

This program has rolling admission, that is, no specific deadline. Students are accepted to begin in Fall or Spring terms; summer admission is not offered for this program. Note that it may take 4-6 weeks to receive transcripts and process an application.