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How to Apply

B.S. degree in an engineering field with a 3.0 minimum undergraduate GPA (or equivalent). Exceptions to the minimum 3.0 grade-point average may be made for students with special backgrounds, abilities, and interests. Applicants will be accepted up to the number of places available for new students.

  • 1 year of professional experience in an engineering position (or equivalent). Students wishing to enter the program directly from an undergraduate degree can fulfill the 1 year requirement for engineering experience through summer internships, summer employment, or co-op experiences plus additional experience within professional societies.  Justification for this experience should be included in the Leadership and Innovation Portfolio during the application process
  • Submission of a completed online Graduate School Application for admission, including a statement of purpose, leadership and innovation portfolio, resume, and three letters of recommendation
  • Submission of official transcripts from all post-secondary institutions attended
  • Submission of official scores from the Graduate Record Examination General Test (GRE)
  • A $65 non-refundable application fee

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The School of Engineering Design, Technology, and Professional Programs (SEDTAPP) delivers effective engineering education through active, collaborative, project-based, and professionally oriented classroom experiences. SEDTAPP offers a variety of programs that partner faculty, students, and industry in the study of real-life engineering problems. Our programs teach students to solve real-life problems with innovative solutions. 

School of Engineering Design, Technology, and Professional Programs

213 Hammond Building

The Pennsylvania State University

University Park, PA 16802

Phone: 814-865-2952