To be accepted as a candidate for the MPE/AA degree, the student must meet all the requirements of the ISU Graduate School. In addition, applicants for the MPE/AA degree must meet all college requirements for admission and retention. Individuals applying for admission to the MPE/AA program will be reviewed using the following criteria. Preference will be given to applicants who meet or exceed these criteria:
- Bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited college or university in the United States or its equivalent from a school in another country.
- Grade point average of 3.0 or higher for all upper division credits taken at the undergraduate level.
In addition, the SSPE Department requires that:
- The candidate has the necessary background in the related natural sciences, and
- The candidate has the necessary background in tests and Measurements and a knowledge of statistical procedures.
Entry Exams: See department for GRE or Miller Analogy Test score requirements
Status: Students are admitted as Classified, or Classified with Performance Requirement. (See dept. for details)
Advisor: A graduate advisor will be assigned upon admission
Transfer Credits: A total of 9 credits may transfer from an accredited institution.
Time Limits: All requirements and coursework (including and transfer credit) for the MPE/AA degree must be completed within 8 years preceding the student’s graduation.