Masters Courses Offered by School of Engineering Design, Technology, and Professional Programs, Penn State College of Engineering | Top Universities

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The School of Engineering Design, Technology and Professional Programs offers a number of graduate programs, including:

1. Engineering Leadership and Innovation Management

• 30-credit master’s of engineering degree • 12-credit graduate certificate • 12-credit graduate minor

2. Master of Engineering in Engineering, Law, and Policy • 30-credit master’s of engineering degree
The usual postgraduate entry requirements are as follows:

  • Statement of intent/purpose: This is used to decide who will review your application for admission and whether SEDTAPP is a good match for you. The statement of intent is also considered in funding decisions.
  • Three letters of recommendation: References will be electronically notified by the Graduate School regarding how to submit/upload their individual reference evaluation form and reference letter to the applicant's application. 
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) or International English Language Testing System (IELTS) scores for international applicants only
  • Transcripts: Copies of transcripts, degree/study certificates, and diplomas in the language of instruction from all institutions attended (undergraduate and graduate)

Additional requirements for Engineering Leadership and Innovation Management:

  • Statement of Purpose/Personal Statement: A 2-3-page essay demonstrating your written communication skills with:
  •            Statement of purpose (career and educational goals)
  •            Narrative describing your leadership and innovation experiences through summer internships, summer employment, co-op experiences, community engagement, professional societies, etc.
  •            Narrative describing your professional experience in an engineering position (or equivalent) to meet the 1-year requirement.
Resume or CV
Additional requirements for the Engineering in Engineering, Law, and Policy : Statement of Purpose:  • An introduction about yourself, indicating interests, goals, and how the M.Eng. in Engineering, Law, and Policy degree can help further them. • Any unique experiences, skills, professional experience, and/or perspectives you will bring to the distinctive learning environment and how these will enhance the Law, Policy, Engineering (LPE) community. Professional engineering experience is preferred. Applicants wishing to enter the programme directly from an undergraduate degree may demonstrate experience through summer internships, summer employment, co-op experiences, or experience within professional societies or student-led organizsations that lead engineering projects or activities. • Discuss what makes you a strong candidate for the M.Eng. in Engineering, Law, and Policy. Make use of supporting examples to demonstrate. • Make certain the above points are linked with continuity and focus and demonstrate written communication skills.
Resume or CV: • Provide a current résumé or CV, which includes your education, employment history, awards and accolades, national and international exposure, publication credits, and leadership roles in any volunteer and/or extracurricular activities.
The average tuition fees for students at postgraduate level are as follows: 
  • PA residents: US $28,196
  • Non-PA residents: US $40,812

There is no special funding for the ELIM M.Eng. or the MELP graduate degree programmes. 

About

The School of Engineering Design, Technology and Professional Programs offers a number of graduate programs, including:

1. Engineering Leadership and Innovation Management

• 30-credit master’s of engineering degree • 12-credit graduate certificate • 12-credit graduate minor

2. Master of Engineering in Engineering, Law, and Policy • 30-credit master’s of engineering degree
The usual postgraduate entry requirements are as follows:

  • Statement of intent/purpose: This is used to decide who will review your application for admission and whether SEDTAPP is a good match for you. The statement of intent is also considered in funding decisions.
  • Three letters of recommendation: References will be electronically notified by the Graduate School regarding how to submit/upload their individual reference evaluation form and reference letter to the applicant's application. 
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) or International English Language Testing System (IELTS) scores for international applicants only
  • Transcripts: Copies of transcripts, degree/study certificates, and diplomas in the language of instruction from all institutions attended (undergraduate and graduate)

Additional requirements for Engineering Leadership and Innovation Management:

  • Statement of Purpose/Personal Statement: A 2-3-page essay demonstrating your written communication skills with:
  •            Statement of purpose (career and educational goals)
  •            Narrative describing your leadership and innovation experiences through summer internships, summer employment, co-op experiences, community engagement, professional societies, etc.
  •            Narrative describing your professional experience in an engineering position (or equivalent) to meet the 1-year requirement.
Resume or CV
Additional requirements for the Engineering in Engineering, Law, and Policy : Statement of Purpose:  • An introduction about yourself, indicating interests, goals, and how the M.Eng. in Engineering, Law, and Policy degree can help further them. • Any unique experiences, skills, professional experience, and/or perspectives you will bring to the distinctive learning environment and how these will enhance the Law, Policy, Engineering (LPE) community. Professional engineering experience is preferred. Applicants wishing to enter the programme directly from an undergraduate degree may demonstrate experience through summer internships, summer employment, co-op experiences, or experience within professional societies or student-led organizsations that lead engineering projects or activities. • Discuss what makes you a strong candidate for the M.Eng. in Engineering, Law, and Policy. Make use of supporting examples to demonstrate. • Make certain the above points are linked with continuity and focus and demonstrate written communication skills.
Resume or CV: • Provide a current résumé or CV, which includes your education, employment history, awards and accolades, national and international exposure, publication credits, and leadership roles in any volunteer and/or extracurricular activities.
The average tuition fees for students at postgraduate level are as follows: 
  • PA residents: US $28,196
  • Non-PA residents: US $40,812

There is no special funding for the ELIM M.Eng. or the MELP graduate degree programmes. 

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