Frequently Asked Questions

Most questions can be answered by visiting the Graduate Admissions website.

Q: Is the MS-ISE program STEM certified?
A: Yes, the MS-ISE program is a STEM program.

Q: How can I apply to the MS-ISE program?
A: Visit Domestic Steps to Admission for details on the application process.

Q: I am an international student. How do I apply?
A: Visit International Steps to Admission for details on the application process.

Q: What additional documents are needed to apply?
A: The MS-ISE Program does not require any application document beyond the documents required by GAPE.

Q: Is the GRE required?
A: No.

Q: What is the minimum requirement for IELTS?
A: 6.5

Q: What is the minimum TOEFL requirement?
A: 80

Q: Are recommendation letters required?
A: No. However, they may be helpful for applicants whose grade-point average (GPA) is lower than 3.0 (on a scale of 4).

Q: Where should I send documents?
A: Please send all application documents to GAPE (not to the ISE Department).

Q: I have additional questions, whom should I contact?
A: Please visit GAPE and read the content thoroughly before emailing questions. Deadlines, documents, fees, and other details can be found on GAPE as well.

Q: I still have questions!
A: Send an email to industrialsystems-dept@sjsu.edu.