Admission Requirements

Masters

Prospective students should have:

  • Bachelor degree in engineering, mathematics or the physical or biological sciences, or a related field from a recognized U.S or international university.
  • Performance level on previous academic work required for a degree of at least a 3.0 grade point average (on a 4.0 grading scale).

Program Details from University Catalog

Ph.D.

Prospective students should have:

  • Master's degree in engineering, mathematics, or the physical or biological sciences, or a related field from a recognized U.S or international university.
  • Performance level on previous academic work required for a degree of at least a 3.2 grade point average (on a 4.0 grading scale).
  • Completed an M.S., Plan A degree before starting their Ph.D. programs. Exceptional students that want to go straight to the Ph.D. from the bachelor's level may be admitted subject to conditions agreed upon by the advisor, the DGS, and the GPC.

Program Details from University Catalog

Opportunities

Match your interests to our faculty and our department's strategic areas of research.

Apply

Make sure to have what you need to apply for the BBSEM program by reviewing the Application Instructions.

Find additional information and forms on the University of Minnesota Graduate School Admissions page.