Applied Engineering M.S.A.E. (Concentration in Information Technology) (Non-Thesis)

Degree Requirements: 30 Credit Hours (Non-Thesis)

Admission Requirements


  1. Completed requirements for the Bachelor’s degree at a college or university accredited by the proper regional accrediting association.
  2. An undergraduate degree or the equivalent in the proposed or closely related field of study.
  3. A 2.75 (4.0 scale) cumulative grade point average or higher on courses in undergraduate work, or equivalent.
  4. International students must meet College of Graduate Studies English Proficiency requirements.
  5. In addition to the above requirements, admission to the Master of Science in Applied Engineering program with a concentration in Information Technology also requires:

(a) two years of work experience in the IT field if the undergraduate degree is not in information technology, information systems, computer science or a closely related field; and

(b) a competitive score on the GRE or GMAT exam.

The GRE or GMAT exam may be waived if the applicant has three or more years of work experience in IT or a closely related field.


A student may be granted provisional admission based upon the recommendation of the Master of Science in Applied Engineering Graduate Coordinator or department chair.


Non-degree students are accepted on an individual basis as space is available.

Program Concentrations

The Master of Science in Applied Engineering degree program provides concentrations in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering, Civil Engineering and Construction, Electrical & Electronic Systems, Mechanical Engineering, Mechatronics, Energy Science, Engineering Management, and Information Technology. 

A minimum of 50% of courses for the Master of Science in Applied Engineering degree must be taken at or above the 6000 level.

Degree Requirements:  30 Credit Hours (Non-Thesis)

Credit Hours
Core Requirements
CISM   7330Information Technology Management 3
or TMAE   7531 Technical Management and Leadership
IT   7090Selected Topics in Information Technology 3
or IT   7130 IT Governance
or IT   7131 Data Science Methods
TMAE   7530Research in Applied Engineering 3
Restricted Elective courses at or above the 5000G level as contracted with the faculty advisor and degree coordinator18
IT   7891Independent Study3
Other Requirements
Comprehensive Exam
Total Credit Hours30

The MSAE concentration in Information Technology is no longer accepting incoming students.  Please visit the catalog page for the MS in Information Technology degree program to begin your advanced studies in this area.