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Admission Requirements

Mesa, Arizona • 800-WILKES U, x6372 (T) or 570-408-MESA (T) • Email

An ABET-accredited baccalaureate Engineering degree is preferred but not required. Applicants with other four-year degree preparations (e.g. BS or BA) may meet entrance requirements once the necessary foundation content is satisfied. Entry standards include the following:

  • Demonstrate satisfactory performance as an undergraduate as evidence with a complete set of official undergraduate transcripts
  • To be accepted on a regular basis, candidates for the degree must have obtained a cumulative GPA of at least 3.0 Prospective students with a GPA of less than 3.0 may be conditionally accepted into the program. To be reclassified to regular status, the conditionally accepted student must attain no less than a 3.0 for each of the first six credit hours of graduate coursework taken. Failure to maintain the minimum 3.0 in any course will result in dismissal of the conditionally accepted student

  • Applicants not holding an ABET-accredited undergraduate or graduate engineering degree must demonstrate or accrue the following preparation prior to enrolling in EGM courses:
    • Mathematics: 12 hours (calculus, differential equations and statistics, or approved equivalent)
    • Engineering economy or equivalent; 3 hours
    • Science (chemistry and/or physics): 12 hours of approved coursework
    • Engineering: 12 hours of approved coursework
    • Demonstrated ability with computer programming and/or numerical analysis techniques
  • Applicants holding neither an accredited engineering (ABET) nor business (ACBSP, AACSB) degree must demonstrate sufficient professional competency as stipulated in the MBA admission requirements.
  • Two letters of professional recommendation
  • A completed enrollment agreement supplied by Wilkes.


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