Admission Requirements

Candidates should have an undergraduate degree in engineering or a related scientific or technical field with a minimum GPA of 3.0, and at least two years experience related to product development. Exceptions may be considered on a case-by-case basis. No graduate entrance exam is required, although candidates are welcome to support their application with results from the GMAT or GRE. All applicants must provide the following:

  • A completed application form
  • An official transcript for all undergraduate and graduate work completed
  • Two letters of recommendation, typically from a current or recent supervisor or mentor
  • A current résumé
  • Application fee

All application materials are available online.

Application Timeline

Applications can be submitted at any time - admission is on a rolling basis.


Information regarding tuition can be found here.

The MPD program is charged at the part-time graduate tuition rate.  Students may quality for financial aid, usually in the form of low-interest loans. Upon acceptance to the MPD program, visit the financial aid website or call (585) 475-2186 for help with a financial aid counselor.