In addition to meeting the requirements of the university and of the College of Engineering, students must meet the requirements specified below.
Applicants should be in the top 25 percent of their master's degree classes and should have a grade–point average of at least 3.50 on a scale of 4.0.
Applicants are encouraged to submit their scores on the Graduate Record Examination General Test.
Applicants who have a Bachelor of Science degree and who demonstrate exceptional potential for graduate study may be accepted for admission to the doctoral program.Additional information is available on the Department's Web site at http://cse.msu.edu.
Requirements for the Doctor of Philosophy Degree in Computer Science