Who We're Looking For

If you're interested in joining the MSPM program, we expect our applicants to have:

  • An undergraduate degree in computer science, computer engineering or software engineering.
  • Sufficient programming and computer science skills to pass graduate-level CS classes in CMU's School of Computer Science.
  • At least one year of work experience in industry.
  • Strong social, written and spoken communications skills.
  • A desire to work hard in an intense environment for one calendar year.
  • The ability to relocate to Pittsburgh for one calendar year and focus exclusively on the MSPM program.

If you see yourself in these characteristics and you're interested in changing the trajectory of your career, we'd love to have you in our first class, which arrives on campus January 2018. The application deadline for domestic applications has been extended through Nov. 1. Apply here now.