Admission Requirements


  1. Graduation from an accredited college or university with a satisfactory academic record.
  2. Submission of an official score report for the Graduate Record Examination (GRE) General Test taken within the last five years. The GRE may be waived if the applicant enrolls initially as a nonmatriculating student and completes 9 graduate credits in CSIA with a minimum cumulative grade point ratio (CGPR) of 3.00 and no grade below C, or is a graduate of FDU’s computer science, electrical engineering, information technology or closely related programs with an undergraduate CGPR of 3.00 or is a graduate of such programs from other institutions with an undergraduate CGPR of 3.50. This GRE waiver policy is only applicable to applicants who graduated from a regionally accredited college or university in the United States. (The GRE requirement also is waived for applicants who have completed a master’s degree from a regionally accredited college or university in the United States.
  3. Three letters of recommendation.

Applicants who have not completed all requirements for admission to the degree program may be permitted to enroll in classes for credit on a nonmatriculated or nondegree basis.