Program Entry Requirements - All Programs 

 

To Apply for the Online Certificate  

Complete the certificate application on the Continuing Education webpage.  You will need to create a login and password to begine the application. In the Certificate Program Details dropdown choose 'Global Engineering'.  A Bachelor's degree and English proficiency is required. You will need to provide your educational background (unofficial transcript), a personal statement, employment history (CV), and one letter of recommendation.  

International applicants must provide a TOEFL, IELTS, or Duolingo score if English is not your native language. The English proficiency requirement will be waived if you have completed at least one semester of full-time study at an institution in where English is the language of instruction or full-time work experience where English is the offical language at the time you apply, and within two years from your desired admission term. Your transcripts or a letter from the university/employer are used to confirm this. Non-native English speakers should only provide certification of adequately spoken and written English. Preferred scores for each English proficiency exam are: TOEFL= 90 (only internet-based tests accepted) or IELTS = 7.0 or Duolingo = 115

To Apply For the Professional Master's in Global Environmental Engineering:

Go to the Graduate Application found on this page.

On the Program Details page choose the following in the drop downs:

  • Department/Program:  Civil, Environmental and Architectural Engineering
  • Degree: Environmental Engineering - Professional MS
  • ​Subplan/Track: Global Engineering

Spring Application Deadline: 11:59 pm EST, October 1

Fall Application Deadline: 11:59 pm EST, December 1

To Apply for the Professional Master's in Global Resilience and Sustainability Engineering:

Go to the Graduate Application found on this page.

On the Program Details page choose the following in the drop downs:

  • Department/Program:  Civil, Environmental and Architectural Engineering
  • Degree: Civil Engineering - Professional MS
  • Subplan/Track: Global Engineering

Spring Application Deadline: 11:59 pm EST, October 1

Fall Application Deadline: 11:59 pm EST, December 1

To Apply for the Global Engineering Graduate Certificate as a Research MS or PhD Applicant:

Go to the Graduate Application found on this page

In your Personal Statement please note your interest in pursuing the Global Engineering Certificate and summarize any relevant background information and/or experience. Please also complete the contact us form and choose Global Engineering Certificate as your inquiry topic. 

Western Regional Graduate Program (WICHE/WRGP)

The Mortenson Center in Global Engineering program is unique within the Western region of the United States, and offers residents of eligible WICHE-participating states a tuition benefit via the Western Regional Graduate Program (WRGP). For more information about the WICHE WRGP, please see the Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education (WICHE) page.  Prospective graduate students within the Department of Civil, Environmental, and Architectural Engineering (CEAE) who believe that they are eligible for this program should note this on their online application by marking the appropriate checkbox.  Documentation is required to verify eligibility and that process is handled directly by the Tuition Classification division of the Office of the Registrar.

International Scholarships

IEFA.org provides information about international financial aid and scholarships and is an independant website. Browse the list.