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Approved 3 + 2 Partnership Programs

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The following are approved 3 + 2 accelerated degree partnership programs, including their home departments, requirements and degree level: 

Virginia Tech Department: Agricultural and Applied Economics
Approved degree level: MS only
Minimum GPA: 3.0
Test score requirements: TOEFL required, GRE optional
Maximum credits allowed: 9 credit hours
Course level approved: 4000 (max. 6 credits) & 5000
Approved Partner institution(s): Fouzhou University, Nankai University, South China Agricultural University 

 

Virginia Tech Department: Electrical and Computer Engineering
Approved degree level: MS only
Minimum GPA: 3.0
Test score requirements: technical interview in English, TOEFL optional, GRE optional
Maximum credits allowed: 9 credit hours
Course level approved: 4000 (max. 6 credits) & 5000
Approved Partner institution(s): Shandong University 

 

Virginia Tech Department: Industrial and Systems Engineering
Approved degree level: MS or MEng only
Minimum GPA: 3.4
Test score requirements: GRE required
Maximum credits allowed: 9 credit hours
Course level approved: 4000 (max. 6 credits) & 5000
Approved Partner Institution(s): Virginia State University 

 

Virginia Tech Department: Mechanical Engineering
Approved degree level: MS only
Minimum GPA: 3.0
Test score requirements: none
Maximum credits allowed: 9 credit hours
Course level approved: 4000 (max. 6 credits) & 5000
Approved Partner institution(s): Shandong University 

 

Virginia Tech Department: Nuclear Engineering
Approved degree level: MEng only
Minimum GPA: 3.0
Test score requirements: none
Maximum credits allowed: 10 credit hours
Course level approved: 4000 (max. 6 credits) & 5000
Approved Partner institution(s): United States Naval Academy

Virginia Tech Department: Computer Science
Approved degree level: MEng
Minimum GPA: 3.0
Test score requirements: Does not require GRE 
Maximum credits allowed: 12 credit hours
Course level approved: 4000 (max. 6 credits) & 5000
Approved Partner institution: Radford University 

Virginia Tech Department: Computer Science
Approved degree level: MEng (in Computer Science and Applications)
Minimum GPA: 3.0 in last 60 hours of bachelor's coursework completed.
Additional requirements:

  • Statement of purpose, including career objectives.
  • A resume.
  • Three letters of reference.
  • Transcripts, including official transcripts of all non-Virginia Tech coursework.
  • Completion of one of the approved pathways
  • See this page for information about the pathways and courses


Approved Partner institution: Christopher Newport University

 

Virginia Tech Department: College of Engineering
Approved degree level: MEng (in Computer Engineering)
Minimum GPA: 3.3 in last 60 hours of bachelor's coursework completed.
Additional requirements:

  • Statement of purpose, including career objectives.
  • A resume.
  • Three letters of reference.
  • Transcripts, including official transcripts of all non-Virginia Tech coursework.
  • Completion of one of the approved pathways. Visit this page for information about the pathways and approved courses.


Approved Partner institution: Christopher Newport University

 

Virginia Tech Department: Computer Science and Applications
Approved degree level: MEng (in Computer Science and Applications)
Minimum GPA: 3.0 in last 60 hours of bachelor's coursework completed.
Additional requirements:

  • Statement of purpose, including career objectives.
  • A resume.
  • Three letters of reference.
  • Transcripts, including official transcripts of all non-Virginia Tech coursework.
  • Completion of one of the approved pathways
  • See this page for information about the pathways and courses


Approved Partner institution: Hollins University

 

Virginia Tech Department: Computer Science and Applications
Approved degree level: MEng (in Computer Science and Applications)
Minimum GPA: 3.0 in last 60 hours of bachelor's coursework completed.
Additional requirements:

  • Statement of purpose, including career objectives.
  • A resume.
  • Three letters of reference.
  • Transcripts, including official transcripts of all non-Virginia Tech coursework.
  • Completion of one of the approved pathways
  • See this page for information about the pathways and courses


Approved Partner institution: James Madison University

 

Virginia Tech Department: Computer Science and Applications
Approved degree level: MEng (in Computer Engineering)
Minimum GPA: 3.3 in last 60 hours of bachelor's coursework completed.
Additional requirements:

  • Statement of purpose, including career objectives.
  • A resume.
  • Three letters of reference.
  • Transcripts, including official transcripts of all non-Virginia Tech coursework.
  • Completion of one of the approved pathways
  • See this page for information about the pathways and courses


Approved Partner institution: James Madison University

 

Virginia Tech Department: Computer Science
Approved degree level: MEng (in Computer Science and Applications)
Minimum GPA: 3.0 in last 60 hours of bachelor's coursework completed.
Additional requirements:

  • Statement of purpose, including career objectives.
  • A resume.
  • Three letters of reference.
  • Transcripts, including official transcripts of all non-Virginia Tech coursework.
  • Completion of one of the approved pathways
  • See this page for information about the pathways and courses


Approved Partner institution: University of Mary Washington