Please send all materials to:Montana TechGraduate School1300 West Park Street Box 20Butte, MT 59701
To begin study in:
- Fall Semester: April 1
- Petroleum Engineering Fall Deadline: March 1
- Spring Semester: October 1 (including Petroleum Engineering)
- Summer Semester: January 1
Applications will be accepted after these deadlines. However, consideration for desired admission term cannot be guaranteed.
A non-refundable check or money order payable to Montana Tech in the amount of $30.00 must accompany the application. Your application will be processed when the fee is received.
Official transcripts are required from all undergraduate and graduate schools attended. Contact the Registrar at previous schools and request official transcripts be forwarded directly to the Graduate School Office. At least one transcript must include evidence of receipt of Bachelor's degree. Transcripts marked "issued to student" are not acceptable. If your undergraduate education took place outside of the U.S., you are responsible for having your transcripts evaluated on a course-by-course basis by one of these organizations:
- Educational Credentials Evaluators, Inc (ECE - www.ece.org)
- World Education Services (WES - www.wes.org)
An undergraduate GPA of 3.0 or above is required for full admission. For provisional admission status, an undergraduate GPA between 2.7 and 3.0 is required. For provisional probationary status, an undergraduate GPA between 2.5 and 2.7 is required. For students who have completed graduate work or post-baccalaureate study with a GPA above 3.0, exceptions can be considered.
Include a typewritten statement outlining academic and professional goals and how they relate to the chosen field of study.
Letters of Reference
Three references are required for admission. Reference Forms must be sent to the Graduate School Office directly from the reference. If sent by applicant, place forms in a sealed envelope with the reference’s signature over the seal.
General Test Scores are required for the following programs:
- Environmental Engineering
- Industrial Hygiene Campus Program
- Metallurgical/Mineral Processing
- Technical Communications
- Geological Engineering
- Geophysical Engineering
- Health Care Informatics
- Hydrogeological Engineering
- Materials Science Ph.D.
Instruct Educational Testing Service to submit official scores to the Graduate School Office. Montana Tech's School Code is 4487.
Additional Program-Specific Requirements
These programs have additional application requirements:
- Electrical Engineering administers its own exam on campus.
- Industrial Hygiene Professional Track requires at least two years of work experience and a resumé.
- Project Engineering & Management requires at least two years of work experience and a resumé.
- For Interdisciplinary Master of Science requirements, click here.
- Technical Communication must submit the Technical Communication Supplement
- Petroleum Engineering applicants must provide at least two examples of technical writing. The documents must be in English and you must be the sole author. Each example can be for any technical subject, should be at least one page in length, and should be recent (written within the past 2 years).
If applying for Graduate Teaching Assistantship, tuition waiver, or Graduate Research Assistantship, submit Financial Award Application with the Admission Application. You may also refer to the Financial Awards page for more information.
Please refer to the Montana Board of Regents Policy regarding Montana residency
An official record of immunization against Rubella and Measles (two doses of MMR) is required by Montana State Law before registration for all students born after December 31, 1956. This record must include dates of immunizations and physician’s or nurse’s signature or initials.