Application Process & Requirements


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Former students seeking to resume their degree after being out for a full fall or spring semester.

Apply Process Steps

Fill out the online application form from the options above. Watch for an email confirming your application form was received.

Send official transcripts from each undergraduate institutions attended to the Graduate School at the address below.

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UA - Fayetteville graduates do not need to send in transcripts.

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After you have been fully admitted and accepted the offer of admission, you will receive email instructions on how to activate your university email account.


Admission Requirements. Applicants must have:

  1. A Bachelor of Science in Engineering from a program accredited by Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET,
    Bachelor of Science in Computer Science from a program accredited by Computing Accreditation Commission of ABET.

  2. A grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 or better (A=4.0) on all coursework taken prior to receipt of the first bachelor degree,
    A GPA of 3.0 or better on the last 60 hours of coursework taken prior to receipt of the first bachelor degree.

Unfortunately, a Bachelor of Science in Engineering Technology or a Bachelor of Arts in Computer Science will not meet admission requirements.  To determine if a degree earned at a foreign university has accreditation equivalent to ABET, we will use the Washington Accord or the Seoul Accord.  If there is any question whether or not your undergraduate degree will meet admission requirements, send the exact name and location of the institution, when the degree was earned, and the name of the degree, and we will do some research.  It may also be included in the request for information comment section.

An entrance exam, such as the GRE, is not required for the MSE.

Applicants with a GPA between 2.50 and 2.99, and who have been working in an engineering or related field for a minimum of three years, may apply under conditional admit status.  Passing the Fundamentals of Engineering exam or obtaining a PE is also beneficial.  Admission is not guaranteed and is determined on a case-by-case basis.

Program Dates & Application Deadlines

Fall 8-Week 1 - August - October, Jul 15 Deadline
Fall 8-Week 2 - October - December, Sep 15 Deadline
Spring 8-Week 1 - January - March, Dec 15 Deadline
Spring 8-Week 2 - March - May, Feb 15 Deadline
Summer 8-Week 1 - May - July, Apr 30 Deadline


Students who take a break from classes for a full semester (Fall 8W1 and 8W2 or Spring 8W1 and 8W2) must be readmitted to the program. To be readmitted, a student must submit the online application for admission, have at least a 3.0 graduate GPA, and be in good standing with the University. Transcripts sent with prior admission applications will still be on file, but please submit transcripts from any additional coursework. Only courses less than 6 years old may be used toward the MSE degree.


The preferred method to send an official transcript is to have your university send it electronically.

Submissions can be received at

If online submissions are not feasible, official paper transcripts can be sent to:

Master of Science in Engineering Management
Graduate School and International Education
340 N. Campus Dr, Gearhart Hall 213
1 University of Arkansas
Fayetteville, AR 72701

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