Master of Professional Studies in Technology Entrepreneurship  >  Application Requirements

Introduction

Thank you for your interest in the University of Maryland’s Master of Professional Studies in Technology Entrepreneurship! Below is information regarding requirements, the application process, and other additional information.

Admission Requirements

  • Four-year baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited US institution (or the international equivalent).
  • A 3.0 GPA (out of a 4.0) in all prior undergraduate and graduate coursework.

Application Requirements

  • Graduate School Application
  • Statement of Purpose
  • Resume
  • Transcript(s)
  • International Students: TOEFL/IELTS/PTE Score
  • Non-refundable application fee of $75

Application Instructions

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Creating Your Account

Educational Intent

Previous Education

Personal Information, Publications & Faculty

Resume and Statement of Purpose

Submitting Your Application

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Transcripts

Official transcripts are required. The online application requires applicants to upload PDF or scan version of the transcript/diplomas/degree certificates issued by each institution in English. International applicants must send transcripts and diplomas in one combined PDF. Upon admission by the Graduate School, a hard copy of the official transcripts/degree certificates coming directly from the applicant’s respective institutions (in a sealed envelope), will be required for enrollment.

Send official transcripts to:

Enrollment Services Operation
Application for Graduate Admission
0130 Mitchell Building, 7999 Regents Drive
University of Maryland, College Park, MD 20742

Transcripts may also be sent electronically. These must be password protected and sent directly from your university. Electronic transcripts can be sent to: gradschool@umd.edu.

International Students

Eligible international applicants must also fulfill the Graduate Admissions Process for International Applicants. International students already in the U.S., Permanent Residents, or Holders of Another Visa Status must check with the State Department prior to submitting the application to determine whether or not the visa permits participation. International students may only register for the specific program delivery method (F2F or online) into which they were admitted. TOEFL scores are only valid for two years after the test date; IELTS scores have a recommended two-year validity period.

Admitted international students participate 100% as online students. Immigration documents (F-1 or J-1 visas or I-20) are NOT issued for online programs.

The Graduate School will only accept official test scores sent directly by the testing agencies.

You must register for the appropriate tests and request that the testing agencies report your test scores to the University of Maryland, College Park using the following institutional codes: TOEFL – 5814.

IELTS/PTE scores can also be sent electronically and by doing this, an institution code is not required.  PTE test takers can send their score report to the University through their Pearson Account.  The University of Maryland downloads IELTS scores that have been transmitted to our e-download account.  IELTS test takers should contact their IELTS test center directly to request electronic test scores be sent to the following IELTS e-download account:

University of Maryland - The Graduate School
The Graduate School
2123 Lee Building
College Park
Maryland, 20742 

Please note: The Graduate School will not accept paper IELTS test report forms.

You will not be required to submit TOEFL/IELTS/PTE scores if you have or will be awarded a degree from the United States, United Kingdom, Anglophone Africa, Anglophone Canada, Ireland, Australia, New Zealand, Singapore, and the Commonwealth Caribbean prior to enrolling in the University of Maryland. See a complete list of countries.

You will be required to submit TOEFL/IELTS/PTE scores if you are a US citizen or permanent resident with international credentials whose native language is not English and who does not hold a degree from an institution in the US or one of the areas listed above.  Although they are U.S. citizens, applicants from Puerto Rico with degrees from Puerto Rican institutions will also be required to submit a TOEFL/IELTS/PTE score. 

Accept Offer of Admissions

The Graduate School sends the official admission decision via the e-mail provided in your application. In your official letter, there is a link to either accept or reject this offer. Should you not accept (or request a deferral to a later term) then the offer of admission is rescinded by the Graduate School and the application withdrawn.

Graduate School Policies

Prior to submitting your application, read carefully the information found at the Graduate School’s website.

Advanced Special Students

Professional Graduate Programs administered through the Office of Extended Studies are not subject to open enrollment. In order to register, Advanced Special Students must apply and be admitted into the program. A student does not need to complete the program.

Golden Identification Program

The Golden Identification Program is not eligible for Continuing Education Programs (Graduate, Post-Baccalaureate, Non-Credit Learning) administered through the Office of Extended Studies. To learn more about Golden ID, click here.

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