1. Basic qualification:
    Prospective students must possess a bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution by the time classes commence.

  2. Preferred degree backgrounds:
    Applicants with degrees in the following fields are encouraged to apply:

    • biology, chemistry, biochemistry.

    • computer science, computer engineering, electrical engineering.

    • statistics, data science.

    • mathematics.

    These degrees should demonstrate the applicant’s capability for success in technical studies.

  3. Consideration for non-technical degrees:
    Candidates with degrees outside the mentioned technical fields may still be considered if:

    • They’ve undertaken significant relevant coursework.

    • The admissions committee assesses them as adequately prepared for graduate studies.

  4. Additional prerequisites:

    • Minimum GPA: 3.0 out of 4.0.

    • Essential courses: calculus, and at least one from the following: biology, chemistry, physiology, or biochemistry.

How to apply

Submit the following materials:

  1. Application fee

  2. Statement of purpose: In two double-spaced pages, describe the events or experiences that prepared you for this program, your academic and professional interests, your reasons for pursuing graduate study, and your goals related to this program. Use 1-inch margins and 12-point font.

  3. Official transcript

  4. Resume or curriculum vitae (CV): work experience, educational accomplishments, and technical competencies.

  5. Letters of recommendation: Applicants may submit up to three letters of recommendation. Your recommenders may be an academic instructor or a current or past supervisor or manager.

  6. English language proficiency: All applicants must submit scores from either the TOEFL iBT or IELTS Academic. Exceptions to this requirement include:

    1. applicants hailing from countries where English is the sole official language.

    2. holding a bachelor’s degree from:

      1. A U.S. institution.

      2. An institution located in a country where English is the only official language.

Fees and scholarships

Didactic coursework (quarters 1 to 3):

  • Fee per quarter: $15,000
  • Total for 3 quarters: $45,000

Capstone project (quarters 4 and 5):

  • Fee per quarter: $15,000
  • Total for 2 quarters: $30,000
  • Potentially covered through scholarships funded by our industry partners

Total program fee (5 quarters): $75,000