Apply for the Master's in ICT

   

Prospective ICT graduate students should apply through the UK Graduate School's online application portal, Apply Yourself.

Deadlines: November 15 (Spring) and July 1 (Fall) for domestic students Extended to July 15th for Fall 2017 ; August 22 (Spring) and March 15 (Fall) for international students.

The ICT master's program does not have summer admission.

Applicants will need to submit the application, GRE scores, transcripts, personal statement, letters of recommendation, resume or CV, and a small processing fee. For GRE scores, those may be self-reported—official scores will be required upon admission; please use the institution code for the UK Graduate School, 1837: do not enter a department code.

 

ApplyYourself Instructions for ICT

In the ApplyYourself System under Plan of Study, please select "Master’s Degree" for Admission Category and "Information Communication Technology" for Program. Also, keep in mind that we only admit students for the ICT master’s program for the Fall and Spring semesters. At this time, we are not admitting ICT students for the Summer semester.

 

Entrance Requirements

While an undergraduate degree in ICT or a related field is preferred, it is not required for admission.

Undergraduate GPA of 3.0 or higher

Graduate Record Examination (GRE) GRE scores (may be self-reported—official scores will be required upon admission; please use the institution code for the UK Graduate School, R1837: do not enter a department code)*

  • Verbal: 150 or higher (450 or higher pre-2011 scores)
  • Quantitative: 140 or higher (400 or higher pre-2011 scores)
  • Analytical writing 4.0 or higher.

Note: students must meet the verbal requirement and either the quantitative OR the analytical requirement.

Personal Statement should--in 200-300 words--explain (i) why you are seeking admission to the ICT master's program at the University of Kentucky, and (ii) why you are interested in a career as an ICT professional.

A resume or CV must be uploaded

We require three letters of recommendation. When you apply through the application portal, you will be asked to fill out an online form to submit the contact information of the three people who will be recommending you. The system will contact each person identified and their recommendations will be submitted directly to us. You can check back into your application at any time to see who has submitted a recommendation.

 

Questions about applying?

For questions about the ICT master's program, please contact infosci@uky.edu.