You are about to submit an application to the Master of Engineering program which is a non-thesis, non-research based program. For more detailed information regarding this program, we urge you to visit our website at If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to contact the Office of Advanced Engineering Education (OAEE) at

The application process for all of our programs is done through the Graduate School of the University of Maryland.

Application Requirements

Before completing the application, applicants are asked to check the Admissions Requirements site for specific instructions. As required by the Graduate School, all application materials are to be submitted electronically: 

The following information must be submitted in order to have a completed application. Please note that applications will not be reviewed until all materials have been received. 

  • Application Form

  • $75 Application Fee

  • Statement of Purpose - Not required 

  • Supplementary Application - Upload the following statement: _________ understand that I am applying for the Master of Engineering program in _______________. I understand there is no research or thesis in the program and no financial assistance provided. 

  • Three Letters of Recommendation

  • English Proficiency Scores for international applicants 

  • Official Transcripts

Statement of Purpose  
A traditional Statement of Purpose is not required for the Master of Engineering or Graduate Certificate in Engineering degree programs. However, in order to complete and submit your application, you must upload a statement in the Statement of Purpose section, indicating that you understand that you are applying to the Master of Engineering program which differs from Master of Science (M.S.) programs.

Letters of Recommendation must be submitted electronically through the online application under the Important Links section in order to avoid delays in reviewing your application.

English Proficiency Exams

  • TOEFL scores are sent electronically from ETS . Please use institution code 5814. Scores are downloaded once per month, so please request your score report well in advance. It may take up to four weeks for us to receive your scores. 

  • IELTS scores can be sent electronically to the department to speed up the application review process. To submit your scores to the department, please email a scanned copy of your IELTS report to Please ensure your Test Report Form (TRF) number is visible and legible. If recommended for admission, an official IELTS test report will need to be sent directly to the Enrollment Services Operation (Room 0130 Mitchell Building, College Park, MD 20742) for final review by the Graduate School. 

  • Pearson Test of English (PTE) scores are sent electronically from Pearson by selecting University of Maryland - College Park while viewing your scores in your account. View detailed instructions here

Official Transcripts 
Official transcripts from all previously attended higher education institutions should be uploaded to your application. If a transcript is not in English, both an original language version and English translation must be provided. Only admitted students who choose to enroll will be required to submit official hard copy transcripts to the Graduate School by the end of the fall semester. 


How To Apply 

Applications are submitted online via the Graduate School website. When creating your application account, please ensure that your name matches the name listed on your official, government-issued identification (e.g., passport). When you are filling out the online application you will see several tabs which ask for different information. Under the tab "Educational Intent" be sure to apply to the correct program. Click for a list of program codes.

  • To begin the Graduate School application click here.

  • In the Educational Intent section of the application, please select:  College/School: A. James Clark School of Engineering - Advanced Engineering Programs

  • Program of Study: Choose program of Study Click for a list of program codes.

  • Degree: M.Eng or Cert GR

  • In the Previous Education section, please enter your cumulative GPA for all schools attended as listed on your transcript. International students should NOT convert their GPA to the 4.0 scale. 

  • In the Upload Requirements section,#1 Statement of Purpose. Please upload either the GCEN statement or the M.Eng statement.  Please note if you are applying to the Cybersecurity degree program you may be required to upload other documents, these documents can be uploaded in #6. Please disregard all other items as these materials will not be considered as part of the application. 

  • After responding to both required and relevant items, submit your application and pay the $75 application fee. 

  • Application Status: You can log in to your application anytime to check the status of your application. This information will be displayed on your application dashboard. 

Degree Programs

Our programs are listed as follows with online programs having their own listing for Program of Study:

Graduate Certificate in Engineering Programs

Major Code

GR Certif: Engineering-Aerospace


GR Certif: Engineering-Bioengineering


GR Certif: Engineering-Bioengineering (online)


GR Certif: Engineering-Chemical and Biomolecular


GR Certif: Engineering-Civil and Environmental


GR Certif: Cybersecurity


GR Certif: Cybersecurity (online)


GR Certif: Engineering-Electrical and Computer


GR Certif: Engineering-Energetic Concepts (online)


GR Certif: Engineering-Environmental


GR Certif: Engineering-Fire Protection


GR Certif: Engineering-Fire Protection (online)


GR Certif: Engineering-Materials Science


GR Certif: Engineering-Mechanical


GR Certif: Engineering-Project Mgmt


GR Certif: Engineering-Project Mgmt (online)


GR Certif: Engineering-Regulatory


GR Certif: Engineering-Reliability


GR Certif: Engineering-Reliability (online)


GR Certif: Engineering-Robotics


GR Certif: Engineering-Software


GR Certif: Engineering-Sustainable Energy


GR Certif: Engineering-Sustainable Energy (online)


GR Certif: Engineering-Systems Engineering


GR Certif: Transportation-Systems (online) Z102


Master of Engineering Programs

Major Code

Master of Engineering-Aerospace


Master of Engineering-Bioengineering


Master of Engineering-Bioengineering (online)


Master of Engineering-Civil and Environmental


Master of Engineering-Chemical and Biomolecular


Master of Engineering-Cybersecurity


Master of Engineering-Cybersecurity (online)


Master of Engineering-Electrical and Computer


Master of Engineering-Energetic Concepts (online)


Master of Engineering-Environmental


Master of Engineering-Fire Protection


Master of Engineering-Fire Protection (online)


Master of Engineering-Materials Science


Master of Engineering-Mechanical


Master of Engineering-Project Mgmt


Master of Engineering-Project Mgmt (online)


Master of Engineering-Reliability


Master of Engineering-Reliability (online)


Master of Engineering-Robotics


Master of Engineering-Software Engineering


Master of Engineering-Sustainable Energy


Master of Engineering-Sustainable Energy (online)


Master of Engineering-Systems Engineering


Master of Engineering-Transportation Systems (online)


For faster processing of your application, please send official transcripts directly to our office. 

Office of Advanced Engineering Education
2105 J.M. Patterson Building
University of Maryland
College Park, MD 20742
Attn: Admissions

Office of Advanced Engineering Education

2105 J.M. Patterson Building
University of Maryland
College Park, MD 20742

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