Candidate Checklist for
NON-THESIS ONLINE MASTER’S DEGREE

It is your responsibility to make sure all degree requirements have been met, before filing for candidacy.  Registering for candidacy 3 times in a row attracts a fee of $200 from the Purdue Graduate School.

To help review if all degree requirements have been met, please check against the list below:

  • Cumulative GPA is at least 2.85
  • Plan of study is updated with required courses for your degree, and is complete:
    • Minimum of 30 credits of graduate level coursework (500- and 600- level) that are technical and quantitative-in-content
    • Includes 3 credit hours from the Math (MA) department
    • Incudes another 3 credit hours from Math or an approved applied math course.
    • Includes no more than 6 credit hours of independent study
    • Includes 15 credit hours from ME (outside of any used to meet math requirements)
    • Includes 9 credit hours of tech electives (from within or from outside ME)
  • Register as CAND 991 in the scheduling assistant before the end of the first week of classes.

 

ME Graduate Office
585 Purdue Mall (Room 1003)
West Lafayette, IN 47907
MEgradoffice@purdue.edu
(765) 494-5730