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.
The deadline for submitting applications for international students is:
International Graduate Checklist for Admission
Domestic Students (USA)
The deadline for submitting applications for domestic students is:
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All students can apply to the graduate school through MyEIU. The graduate school requires:
Learn more about the Graduate School admissions process.
New Graduate Students:If you are new to the graduate programs, please follow these steps.
After you have applied to the EIU Graduate School, you will be notified by email the availability of School of Technology program application in MyEIU.
You will need the following to apply to the School of Technology:
Current Graduate Students with Degree Changes If you are already in the graduate program and want to add either the Master of Science degree or a graduate certificate program to your study, submit the form of “Change of Status” to the graduate school. On the form, indicate the program you would like to add. This form is available here.
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!
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.
Now you're ready for your first semester at Eastern! Welcome to the EIU family! We're glad to have you, and we're confident you'll be glad you came!
School of Technology
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