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Engineering 4+1 Option

Application Deadlines

December 1 Spring semester (January)

March 1 Summer session 1 (June) and Summer session 2 (July)

May 1 Fall semester (August)

These are the priority application deadlines for admission and merit-based scholarship consideration. Late applicants will be considered for university admission and financial aid, but programs with higher admission standards will give priority consideration to applications submitted by these dates. Please view important dates on the academic calendar.

WUE-Eligible Program

Undergraduate students from western states who enroll in this program are eligible for a discounted tuition rate. 
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MS Engineering offers a 4+1 degree for those students enrolled in the BSE Engineering degree programs. This accelerated degree allows for nine (9) credit hours of shared classes, between the undergraduate and graduate program, so students will complete 141 overall credit hours for these accelerated degree programs.

Eligible Undergraduate Degrees

  • BSE Engineering with the following concentrations
    • Automotive Systems
    • Electrical Systems
    • Mechanical Engineering Systems
    • Robotics

Additional Requirements

  • Minimum 3.2 cumulative GPA (scale is 4.00=A) at time of application and through completion of undergraduate degree requirements. Minimum of 3.2 GPA is also required on BSE Engineering core coursework at the time of application. 
  • Must have earned 75 credit hours to apply; earned 90 credits hours (and be admitted to the 4+1 program) before taking shared classes
  • Must be able to maintain a 3.0 GPA for all coursework on the graduate plan of study, oriPOS

Steps to Apply

  • Meet with the 4+1 advisor
  • Complete and sign the 4+1 Agreement and submit it to the 4+1 advisor, who will notify student of approval via email
  • After notification of approved 4+1 Agreement, submit all required admission materials (noted below).
  • Admission is not guaranteed.

Admission Requirements

Shared Classes

Shareable courses are 400-level and 500-level courses that are approved to be shared between undergraduate and graduate programs for students admitted to an accelerated degree. GPA requirements apply. A list of approved course options are available through the graduate advising office.

 

Additional 4+1 program options

Other approved 4+1 programs are available for students enrolled in the BSE Engineering degree programs. Other approved programs include:

Manufacturing Engineering, MS

Technology (Management of Technology), MSTech

Secondary Education (Teacher Certification), MEd

Global Management, MGM