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.

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

Applicants will need to submit the application, transcripts, personal statement, letters of recommendation, resume or CV, and a small processing fee.


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.

Bachelor's degree from an accredited four-year institution with an undergraduate GPA of 3.0 or higher

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.

As of Spring 2019, the School does not require the GRE for applicants to its master's programs.

Students begin coursework in the semester for which they're admitted. It is possible to request a deferral to a later semester, but not to take classes earlier than the semester of admission.


Questions about applying?

For questions about the ICT master's program, please contact, or see answers to common questions below.

Any credits used to fulfill another degree cannot be applied to a future graduate degree. 

Stdents taking only online courses will pay in-state tuition rates. Current tuition rates can be found here.


Yes, you can complete the degree fully online.

It's important to know whether or not your learning style is suited for online classes should you opt to take one during the degree program. We recommend taking this Self-Assessment for Distance Learners to help you determine your best option.


If you're applying for a fellowship, your three letters of recommendation must come from faculty members. If you are not applying for a fellowship, your letters can include faculty members, current employers, or former employers.

No. The recommendation can include the form, a letter, or both, at the writer's discretion.


There are a number of fellowships and scholarships available through the UK Graduate School. If you have questions regarding other types of financial aid, such as loan requirements or FAFSA deadlines, contact the University of Kentucky Office of Student Financial Aid.


UK HR has extensive job listings from all over the University.

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