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The Simple Steps to Becoming EIU

To be eligible for degree candidacy, applicants must meet all of the requirements for admission to the Graduate School. Please note: Admission to the program is competitive. Meeting the Graduate School requirements does not ensure admission into the Masters in Technology program. The following admission process pertains to the applicants to the graduate programs in Technology, including Master of Science in Technology degree, and graduate certificate programs.

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Apply to the Graduate School

All students can apply to the graduate school through MyEIU. The graduate school requires:

  1. A complete online application
  2. A copy of your official transcripts
  3. A $30 application fee

Learn more about the Graduate School admissions process.

Apply to the Program

Applicants need to apply for admission to the Graduate School. Online application will be submitted to the Graduate School (for domestic students) or Office of International Students and Scholars (for international students).

Applicants must meet the requirements by the Graduate School and/or International Office, including application fees, and official transcript(s) (for applicants receiving undergraduate degree from institutions other than EIU). International students must also submit an acceptable score report for English proficiency established by the university such as TOEFL.

In addition, applicants must also submit to the director of Center for Clean Energy Research and Education (CENCERE) the following materials:

  1. Submission of an official GRE or GMAT score (Email or fax will not be acceptable.)
  2. A one-page professional Statement of Goals to demonstrate relevant experience and desire to work in energy industry (Email acceptable)
  3. Three letters of recommendation with original signatures (Electronic submission will be acceptable.) Applicant may use the recommendation form to facilitate the process.
  4. A brief resume (no more than 2 pages) showing the educational preparation and related experience (Email acceptable)

The following address is used for submission of the above materials:
Peter Ping Liu, Ph D, PE, CQE, OCP, CSTM
Director, Center for Clean Energy Research and Education
600 E. Lincoln Ave.
Eastern Illinois University
Charleston, IL 61920
Email: techgrad@eiu.edu


Keep an Eye on Your Admission Status

You'll be able to keep tabs on the status of your application through MyEIU; you'll receive a message when you have been officially admitted to EIU!

Apply for an Assistantship

If you are interested in a graduate assistantship, you also need to submit a graduate assistantship application.

Graduate assistantships are typically awarded in accordance with the academic year. Assistantship applications are normally accepted through the middle of February; a decision for the next academic year comes within a month. For more information about graduate assistantships, please click here.

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Program Admission Requirements

    Please send the following to the graduate coordinator:

    1. Submission of an official GRE or GMAT score (Email or fax will not be acceptable.)
    2. A one-page professional Statement of Goals to demonstrate relevant experience and desire to work in energy industry (Email acceptable)
    3. Three letters of recommendation with original signatures (Electronic submission will be acceptable.) Applicant may use the recommendation form to facilitate the process.
    4. A brief resume (no more than 2 pages) showing the educational preparation and related experience (Email acceptable)