We offer three levels of admission depending upon the academic background, academic performance, and professional experience of the applicant. Please note that three letters of recommendation (preferably professional letters) are required for admission.
- Three letters of recommendation, preferably professional letters
- Completion of ENEE150 or equivalent
Applicants must have a bachelor's degree, GPA of 3.0 or better, in engineering, computer science, applied mathematics, or physics from an accredited institution.
Applicants must have a degree, GPA of 3.0 or better, in a closely related field of study, such as information technology, information assurance, and computer information systems and must also possess at least one of the following certifications:
- CompTIA Security+
- GIAC GSEC
- Certified Ethical Hacker certification.
Applicants admitted with provisional admission will need to complete two core courses with at least a B or better in each course.
Advanced Special Student Admission
Applicants must have a bachelor’s degree, GPA of 3.0 or better, in other fields of study closely related to information technology, information assurance, or computer information systems, one of the above mentioned certifications, and at least two years of post-graduate work experience in IT or a related field. To qualify for this admission, applicants must submit a detailed description of their technical work experience as a personal statement attached to the Supplementary Application section of the application. This option is based on an individual's application.
Applicants admitted as advanced special students will need to complete two core courses with at least a B or better in each course in order to be considered for provisional admission later.
For a complete list of admission requirements, visit the Application Process page. Completed applications are reviewed on a case-by-case basis.