OAEE welcomes international students to apply for online or on-campus Professional Master of Engineering programs (30 credits). All of our M.Eng. degree programs are open to qualified applicants holding a regionally accredited baccalaureate degree in engineering or a related field.

Please note: Due to the brief nature of the Graduate Certificate in Engineering (GCEN) program (12 credits), the program is not available to international students, as they would not qualify for the student visa. International students are welcome to apply for GCEN programs that are offered online.

Because the application process for international applicants differs from that of domestic applicants, be sure to carefully review the information below before submitting an application.  

International Application Deadlines

Spring 2018
On-Campus (M.Eng.) – September 29
Online (M.Eng. and GCEN) – December 15

Fall 2018
On-Campus (M.Eng.) – March 15
Online (M.Eng. and GCEN) – July 30

 

How to Apply

Please see the following links for complete instructions to completing an application:

Office of Advanced Engineering Application InstructionsUniversity of Maryland Graduate School International Admissions

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 fee: A $75 fee is required to complete an application. 
  • Three Letters of Recommendation: Master of Engineering (M.Eng) applicants must identify three individuals to provide recommendations. Graduate Certificate in Engineering (GCEN) applicants are required to identify two references if they have a GPA below 3.0.
  • English proficiency scores
  • Transcripts:  Applicants must send official, sealed undergraduate and graduate transcripts from all post-secondary schools attended. Transcripts must be issued in the original language with a literal English translationPlease do not upload encrypted transcripts, as we will not be able to view them. If encrypted, please print the document out, scan it, then upload a scanned version. Only admitted students who choose to enroll will be required to submit official hardcopy transcripts to the Graduate School. 

Please visit the Application Process page for detailed instructions on how to apply.

Please take special note of the following:

  • The GRE is NOT required for admission to the M.Eng. and GCEN programs.
  • Applicants to online programs must submit English proficiency scores that meet requirements for full admissionConditional admission in terms of English proficiency is not granted for online students.
  • The International Student and Scholar Services (ISSS) is a valuable resource of information and assistance for prospective and current international students. International applicants are encourages to explore the services they offer, and to contact them with related questions, especially those pertaining to student visas.

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