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Admission Requirements

Online Master of Engineering with a focus area in AI and Machine Learning Heading link

The professional Online Master of Engineering (MEng) with a focus in AI and Machine Learning is ideal for working professionals with a background in engineering, science, technology, or finance who seek to advance their careers by learning and applying new skills that drive AI and ML innovation in this quickly evolving field.

  1. Bachelor’s Degree
    • A baccalaureate or equivalent degree in engineering or a closely related field—such as biology, chemistry, computer science, mathematics, or physics—from a regionally accredited college or university.
    • For non-engineering or computer science majors, applicants must have calculus 1 through calculus 3 (which is the equivalent to Math 180, Math 181 and Math 210 at UIC) and the equivalent of 10 credit hours in sciences, all with a grade of C or better.
    • International applicants must have 4-year Bachelors, or the equivalent.
  2. “B” Average GPA
    • A cumulative “B” average for the final 60 semester hours (or 90 quarter hours) of undergraduate study. This translates to a grade point average of 3.0 on a scale of 4, or 4.0 on a scale of 5.
    • Possess registrar-issued transcripts (copies) from all colleges or universities attended. Transcripts must state degree conferred from awarding institution.
    • International students refer to: International Requirements.
  3. Work Experience
    • Two years or more of post-bachelor’s professional experience.
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Applications are thoughtfully evaluated on an individual basis, and students who do not meet the exact candidate criteria outlined above are still welcome to apply. The committee gives consideration to individuals who, for example, may not quite meet the academic requirements but whose professional experience in engineering distinguishes them as excellent candidates.

Unsure if you qualify? Talk to an enrollment specialist to see if your bachelor’s course work or professional experience matches the admission requirements. Send an email or call (866) 772-2268.

GRE scores are not required for admission to the online Master of Engineering program.

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