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Carnegie Mellon University - 2016

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Engineering Information

Degree Requirements

Bachelor's Degree Requirements

B.S. programs in Engineering require a minimum of approximately 390 units of study (approximately 130 semester credits) and a minimum cumulative quality point average of 2.00 on a 4.00 scale.

Master's Degree Requirements

Master's degree with thesis--GPA requirement: 3.00 on a 4.00 scale. The minimum GPA score may be higher in some departments. Credit hours required for degree: 32. Thesis may be completed in absentia. Degree requirements differ for each individual engineering department and degree. Master's degreee with courses only--GPA requirement: 3.00 on a 4.00 scale. The minimum GPA score may be higher in some departments. Credit hours required for degree: 32. Degree requirements differ for each individual engineering department and degree.

Doctoral Degree Requirements

GPA requirement: 3.00 on a 4.00 scale. The minimum GPA score may be higher in some departments. Credit hours required for degree: 48. Dissertation may be completed in absentia. Master's degree in engineering required. Residency requirement: One calendar year. Ph.D. student must successfully complete a qualifying examination and obtain acceptance of a Ph.D. research proposal by an appropriate faculty committee. Degree requirements differ for each individual engineering department and degree.