Admission Requirements

Engineering & Technology Management

Admission Requirements

Master of Science in Engineering and Technology Management and Graduate Certificates

  • All university admission requirements, including requirements for English as a Second Language (LINK)
  • 4 year undergraduate degree in engineering or a related discipline from an accredited academic institution.
  • Cumulative undergraduate GPA of 2.75/4.00 or higher. Applicants who have already earned 9 or more letter-graded graduate credits must have a cumulative graduate GPA of 3.00/4.00 or higher; this GPA supersedes the undergraduate GPA. (Conditional admission is possible with a cumulative undergraduate GPA between 2.50/4.00 and 2.74/4.00)
  • At least four years of experience in engineering or related discipline 
  • A background in probability/statistics
  • Statements of interest and three letters of recommendation, acceptable to the ETM faculty

Consideration may be given to applicants who have not satisfied all of the conditions above if they are judged to have a higher potential than reflected by their past academic performance and professional experience.

Apply to the MS in Engineering and Technology Management.

Ph.D. in Technology Management

  • All university admission requirements, including requirements for English as a Second Language
  • Undergraduate degree in engineering or a related discipline from an accredited academic institution
  • Minimum TOEFL score (or equivalent): 575  (for international students)
  • Minimum GPA: 3.0 out of 4.0 undergraduate or 3.50 out of 4.0 graduate (with at least 12 graduate credits)
  • GRE scores obtained within two years of application to the program
  • Detailed statement of research interests and three letters of recommendation acceptable to the ETM faculty

Consideration may be given to applicants who have not satisfied all of the conditions above if they are judged to have a higher potential than reflected by their past academic performance and professional experience.

Apply to the PhD in Technology Management.

Affiliated Programs

Affiliated Programs have their own admission requirements:

  • Graduate Certificate in Business Intelligence 
  • Master of Science in Systems Engineering
  • Admission to other MCECS engineering programs for dual degree option

Taking courses without admission 

Our courses are available to Non-Degree Seeking students. This a good option for the following scenarios:

  • You want to update skills in only a few courses and not receive a degree.
  • You have not yet been admitted to ETM but expect to be admitted later. You can begin earning credits right away and transfer them to your graduate program later. (Note that the maximum number of pre-admission credits that can be transferred is 16).
  • You are considering different degree programs, universities, or locations. All credits you receive are fully accredited and transferable to PSU and institutions that accept PSU credits.

(Note that Non-Degree Seeking students do not qualify for financial aid and cannot obtain visa) 

Steps to register for ETM classes as a Non-Degree Students:

  1. Complete the non-degree application (https://www.pdx.edu/admissions/other-applicants)
  2. Contact the instructor of the course you want to take and etminfo@pdx.edu to seek permission to join the course
  3. With permission, fill out a Special Registration form and submit it to etminfo@pdx.edu
  4. Prospective students may always attend the first class of a course they are considering, even without registration