At SMU we consider the total profile of a student that balances achievement in a variety of areas, not just test scores. We consider the quality of your high school curriculum and whether you elected to take more challenging courses. Work experience counts too! We look for creativity, leadership, and community involvement. In short, we seek academically able students who possess a variety of skills, talents, perspectives, and life experiences.
For more information about the Lyle school contact our undergraduate recruiting office at: 214-768-3041 or by email.
Engineering education beyond the baccalaureate degree may have one or any combination of the four objectives, some of which may relate only indirectly to a graduate degree:
- Upgrading: taking advanced work to raise the level of one’s formal capabilities.
- Updating: keeping one’s education current. Diversification: seeking to obtain formal education in another field, but not necessarily at a higher degree level.
- Maturing: adding new perspectives on one’s own field without raising the academic level of the education.
Students choose to seek a master’s degree for one or more reasons. Start your journey today.
Deadlines and Dates for Master’s Programs
Student Application for Master’s Programs
International Student Application for Master’s Programs
Off-Campus Program Application – Weekend Format
Non-Degree Seeking Application
For more information or questions concerning graduate study, contact us at: 214-768-2002 or by email
The Lyle School offers both a Doctor of Engineering and a Doctor of Philosophy Degree. Entrance into these programs is highly competitive and allows candidates to work on cutting edge research with top faculty in their disciplines. Currently the Doctor of Engineering is offered with majors in engineering management and software engineering. The Doctor of Philosophy Degree may be pursued in areas that do not belong strictly to any one department but nevertheless are of interest to some faculty members of the school.
Deadlines and Dates for Doctoral Programs
Candidate Application for Doctoral Programs
International Candidate Application for Doctoral Programs
For more information or questions concerning doctoral study, contact one of our academic departments or our graduate admissions office at 214-768-2002 or by email.
The Lyle school offers several opportunities for professionals to further their technical skills and knowledge through our certificate programs. Offered as non-credit bearing certificates, students enroll in courses which can later be used as credit toward a master’s degree should the student decide to continue their educational pursuit.
Deadlines and Dates for Certificate Programs
Certificate Program Application
For more information on available certificate programs or to learn more about these programs, please contact our graduate admissions office at 214-768-2002 or by email