How to Apply: Online MS Computer and Information Technology Degree

Admission Requirements

The admissions process selects highly qualified applicants into the MS program by considering each of the following criteria in judging the overall strength of the applicant. Typically, no single criterion is used as a sole determinant for admission.

  • A bachelor's degree from an accredited university.
  • An undergraduate grade point average of 3.00 or better (on a 4.00 scale) is required for unconditional admission.
  • Minimum of 1-year of industry experience in an IT-related position.
  • English Proficiency Requirements Vary

Application Deadline

Fall Semester

  • Final Admissions: July 31st

Spring Semester

  • Final Admissions: November 30th

How to Apply

Start by reviewing these application tips to walk through the process, then put together your application packet:

  • Complete online application

    • Options to select while completing the online application

      Applicant Information - Personal Background, Emergency Contact, Residency

      Campus and Program

      > Campus: Select “West Lafayette”

      > Proposed Graduate Major: Select “Computer and Information Technology”

      > Area of Interest: Select “IT Project Management” or  “Business Analysis in Information Technology”

      > Degree Objective: Select “Master of Science (MS)” 

  • Academic Statement of Purpose
  • Personal History Statement
  • Two letters of recommendation (including one from your current employer)
  • Official transcripts from all institutions
  • Resume