Graduate Admissions

UOP International offers a streamlined admissions process for international graduate students applying to participating degrees. Our admissions team will place you in the appropriate track for your needs. Final tuition is based on your enrollment track and housing and dining selections. Find important admissions and program requirements below.

Graduate Entry Requirements

Costs displayed below are the average for two semesters. Tuition, housing, dining, and other fees vary by degree program, entry route, housing location, and preferences.
Select your degree from the dropdown to view detailed admissions requirements.
Master of Science in Computer Science (MSCS)

Students will have the opportunity to take graduate-level courses from disciplines outside of Computer Science, such as business, engineering management, and computer engineering, as part of the MSCS degree, preparing them to work in interdisciplinary settings that are common in industry today

Graduate Direct
GPA
3.0*
English Language Score
IELTS - 6.5
Standardized Test Required
No
Quaifying Undergraduate Degree
Four-year undergraduate degree or equivalent. Students with degrees in non-CS related disciplines are likely to require additional prerequisite coursework as part of their study plan.
Advanced Master's Accelerator Program
GPA
3.0*
English Language Score
IELTS - 6.0
Standardized Test Required
No
Quaifying Undergraduate Degree
Four-year undergraduate degree or equivalent. Students with degrees in non-CS related disciplines are likely to require additional prerequisite coursework as part of their study plan.
Master's Accelerator Program
GPA
3.0*
English Language Score
IELTS - 5.5
Standardized Test Required
No
Quaifying Undergraduate Degree
Four-year undergraduate degree or equivalent. Students with degrees in non-CS related disciplines are likely to require additional prerequisite coursework as part of their study plan.
Program Details
Graduate Direct
Program Length
1 semester
Credits Earned Towards Degree
N/A
Total Credits Required for Degree
XX credit hours
Learn More About Degree
Advanced Master's Accelerator Program
Program Length
1 semester
Credits Earned Towards Degree
6 credit hours
Total Credits Required for Degree
XX credit hours
Learn More About Degree
Master's Accelerator Program
Program Length
2 semesters
Credits Earned Towards Degree
9 credit hours
Total Credits Required for Degree
XX credit hours
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*Students with 2.65+ GPA are encouraged to apply TO THE MSCS program

Master of Science in Data Science (MSDS)

Offered only at University of the Pacific’s San Francisco campus

Graduate Direct
GPA
2.65
English Language Score
IELTS - 6.5
TOEFL - 80
Standardized Test Required
No
Qualifying Undergraduate Degrees
Any four-year undergraduate degree.
Math and programming proficiency required. Applicants will submit Math and Programming Self-Evaluation during the application process.

Students must submit an online math and programming self-evaluation (https://uopdatasciencealums.com/slf-assessment/). Upon successful completion of the evaluation, applicants receive an automatic email with the results. This email must be submitted as part of the application process.

Students may self-study subjects using the Math & Programming resource Guide (https://p.widencdn.net/gdv5r1/UOP_PG_FL_Data-Science-Resources_LR)

Program Details
Graduate Direct
Program Length
1 semester
Credits Earned Towards Degree
N/A
Total Credits Required for Degree
32 credit hours
Sample Curriculum
Session 1 (10 weeks)
- Analytics Computing (2 degree credits earned)
- Linear Algebra (2 degree credits earned)

Session 2 (5 weeks)
- Relational Databases (1 degree credit earned)
- Frequent Statistics (1 degree credit earned)
- Weekly Hot Topics (1 degree credit earned)
- Research Methods for Data Science (1 degree credit earned)

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Engineering Science: Engineering Management (MSES)
Graduate Direct
GPA
3.0
English Language Score
IELTS - 6.5
TOEFL - 80
Cambridge English - B2 First (no part below 165)
iTEP - 4.5+
Standardized Test Required
Yes - GRE required
Qualifying Undergraduate Degrees
All four-year undergraduate degrees, or equivalent, in any engineering discipline from an accredited university.
-Demonstrated math pre-requisites through Calculus 3 (multi-variable calculus)*
-Entry level statistics course
-One college level computer programming in one of the following languages: JAVA, C, C++, MATLAB, Python
Sample Curriculum
- Design and Innovations
- Engineering Project Management
- Engineering Project Management and Leadership
- Introduction to Data Analytics for - Engineers and Computer Scientists
- Managing Science Technology and Innovation
- Techniques in Research

Note: 3 degree credits earned for all courses.

Advanced Master's Accelerator Program
GPA
3.0
English Language Score
IELTS - 6.0
TOEFL - 74
Cambridge English - B2 First (no part below 160)
iTEP - 4.0
Standardized Test Required
No
Qualifying Undergraduate Degrees
All four-year undergraduate degrees, or equivalent, in any engineering discipline from an accredited university.
-Demonstrated math pre-requisites through Calculus 3 (multi-variable calculus)*
-Entry level statistics course
-One college level computer programming in one of the following languages: JAVA, C, C++, MATLAB, Python
Sample Curriculum
- Design and Innovations
- Engineering Project Management
- Engineering Project Management and Leadership
- Introduction to Data Analytics for - Engineers and Computer Scientists
- Managing Science Technology and Innovation
- Techniques in Research

Note: 3 degree credits earned for all courses.

Program Details
Graduate Direct
Program Length
1 semester
Credits Earned Towards Degree
N/A
Total Credits Required for Degree
30 credit hours
Learn More About Degree
Advanced Master's Accelerator Program
Program Length
1 semester
Credits Earned Towards Degree
6 credit hours
Total Credits Required for Degree
30 credit hours
Learn More About Degree
Engineering Science: Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering (MSES)
Graduate Direct
GPA
3.0
English Language Score
IELTS - 6.5
TOEFL - 80
Cambridge English - B2 First (no part below 165)
iTEP - 4.5+
Standardized Test Required
Yes - GRE required
Qualifying Undergraduate Degrees
For Electrical Engineering/ Computer Engineering concentrations:
-Four-year undergraduate degree, or equivalent, in Electrical Engineering from an accredited university
OR
-Four-year undergraduate degree, or equivalent, in Computer Engineering from an accredited university.
For students with Electrical Engineering/Computer Engineering degrees:
-Demonstrated math pre-requisites through Calculus 3 (multi-variable calculus) and Differential Equations*
-One course in Signal Processing
-One course in microprocessors
For students with Computer Science degrees:
-One programming languages course
-One course in Algorithms
Sample Curriculum
Character Animation
-Cloud Computing
-Computational Intelligence
-Computer Network Security
-Data Science
-Digital Signal Processing with Applications
-Human-Computer Interface Design
-Language Semantics Recent
-Multi-Agent Systems
-Numerical Methods for Engineering
-Parallel Computing Programming
-Topics in Renewable Energy Robotics
-Sensor Networks for Engineering Systems

Special Topics:
-Techniques in Research*
-Virtual Reality

Note: 3 degree credits earned for all courses.

*Required course for Direct and Advanced Master’s Accelerator students during fall semester

Advanced Master's Accelerator Program
GPA
3.0
English Language Score
IELTS - 6.0
TOEFL - 74
Cambridge English - B2 First (no part below 160)
iTEP - 4.0
Standardized Test Required
No
Qualifying Undergraduate Degrees
For Electrical Engineering/ Computer Engineering concentrations:
-Four-year undergraduate degree, or equivalent, in Electrical Engineering from an accredited university
OR
-Four-year undergraduate degree, or equivalent, in Computer Engineering from an accredited university.
For students with Electrical Engineering/Computer Engineering degrees:
-Demonstrated math pre-requisites through Calculus 3 (multi-variable calculus) and Differential Equations*
-One course in Signal Processing
-One course in microprocessors
For students with Computer Science degrees:
-One programming languages course
-One course in Algorithms
Sample Curriculum
Character Animation
-Cloud Computing
-Computational Intelligence
-Computer Network Security
-Data Science
-Digital Signal Processing with Applications
-Human-Computer Interface Design
-Language Semantics Recent
-Multi-Agent Systems
-Numerical Methods for Engineering
-Parallel Computing Programming
-Topics in Renewable Energy Robotics
-Sensor Networks for Engineering Systems

Special Topics:
-Techniques in Research*
-Virtual Reality

Note: 3 degree credits earned for all courses.

*Required course for Direct and Advanced Master’s Accelerator students during fall semester

Program Details
Graduate Direct
Program Length
1 semester
Credits Earned Towards Degree
N/A
Total Credits Required for Degree
30 credit hours
Learn More About Degree
Advanced Master's Accelerator Program
Program Length
1 semester
Credits Earned Towards Degree
6 credit hours
Total Credits Required for Degree
30 credit hours
Learn More About Degree
Engineering Science: Mechanical Engineering (MSES)
Graduate Direct
GPA
3.0
English Language Score
IELTS - 6.5
TOEFL - 80
Cambridge English - B2 First (no part below 165)
iTEP - 4.5+
Standardized Test Required
Yes - GRE required
Qualifying Undergraduate Degrees
Four-year undergraduate degree, or equivalent, in Mechanical Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Material Science and Engineering, Mechatronics (or similar), Material Processing, Vehicle Engineering (or similar) or Bioengineering from an accredited university.
Must have passed the courses listed below with an overall GPA of 3.0 and no course grade lower than a C:
-Electric Circuits
-Material Science
-Thermodynamics
-Mechanics of Materials
-Through Calculus III (Multi-variable calculus)
-Differential Equations
Sample Curriculum
Combustion
-Introduction to Mechatronics
-Managing Science Technology and Innovation
-Manufacturing Processes
-Numerical Methods for Engineering
-Polymer and Composite Materials

Note: 3 Degree credits earned for all courses.

Advanced Master's Accelerator Program
GPA
3.0
English Language Score
IELTS - 6.0
TOEFL - 74
Cambridge English - B2 First (no part below 160)
iTEP - 4.0
Standardized Test Required
No
Qualifying Undergraduate Degrees
Four-year undergraduate degree, or equivalent, in Mechanical Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Material Science and Engineering, Mechatronics (or similar), Material Processing, Vehicle Engineering (or similar) or Bioengineering from an accredited university.
Must have passed the courses listed below with an overall GPA of 3.0 and no course grade lower than a C:
-Electric Circuits
-Material Science
-Thermodynamics
-Mechanics of Materials
-Through Calculus III (Multi-variable calculus)
-Differential Equations
Sample Curriculum
Combustion
-Introduction to Mechatronics
-Managing Science Technology and Innovation
-Manufacturing Processes
-Numerical Methods for Engineering
-Polymer and Composite Materials

Note: 3 Degree credits earned for all courses.

Program Details
Graduate Direct
Program Length
1 semester
Credits Earned Towards Degree
N/A
Total Credits Required for Degree
30 credit hours
Learn More About Degree
Advanced Master's Accelerator Program
Program Length
1 semester
Credits Earned Towards Degree
6 credit hours
Total Credits Required for Degree
30 credit hours
Learn More About Degree
Engineering Science: Civil Engineering (MSES)
Graduate Direct
GPA
3.0
English Language Score
IELTS - 6.5
TOEFL - 80
Cambridge English - B2 First (no part below 165)
iTEP - 4.5+
Standardized Test Required
Yes - GRE required
Qualifying Undergraduate Degrees
Four-year undergraduate degree, or equivalent, in Civil Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Architectural Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Structural Engineering or Bioengineering from an accredited University.

Students looking to pursue an Environmental Engineering emphasis must have passed the courses listed below with an overall GPA of 3.0 and no course grade lower than a C:
-Fluid Mechanics
-Environmental Engineering
-Through Calculus III
(Multi-variable Calculus)
-Differential Equations

Students looking to pursue a Structural Engineering emphasis must have passed the courses listed below with an overall GPA of 3.0 and no course grade lower than a C:
-Structural Engineering
-Mechanics of Materials
-Through Calculus III
(Multi-variable Calculus)
-Differential Equations

Sample Curriculum
-Design of Timber Structures
-Earthquake Engineering
-Engineering Project Management and Leadership
-Microbiology of Engineered Systems
-Numerical Methods for Engineering*
-Physical and Chemical Treatment Processes
-Special Topics
-Techniques in Research*

Note: 3 degree credits earned for all courses

*Required for Direct and Advanced Master’s Accelerator students

Advanced Master's Accelerator Program
GPA
3.0
English Language Score
IELTS - 6.0
TOEFL - 74
Cambridge English - B2 First (no part below 160)
iTEP - 4.0
Standardized Test Required
No
Qualifying Undergraduate Degrees
Four-year undergraduate degree, or equivalent, in Civil Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Architectural Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Structural Engineering or Bioengineering from an accredited University.

Students looking to pursue an Environmental Engineering emphasis must have passed the courses listed below with an overall GPA of 3.0 and no course grade lower than a C:
-Fluid Mechanics
-Environmental Engineering
-Through Calculus III
(Multi-variable Calculus)
-Differential Equations

Students looking to pursue a Structural Engineering emphasis must have passed the courses listed below with an overall GPA of 3.0 and no course grade lower than a C:
-Structural Engineering
-Mechanics of Materials
-Through Calculus III
(Multi-variable Calculus)
-Differential Equations

Sample Curriculum
-Design of Timber Structures
-Earthquake Engineering
-Engineering Project Management and Leadership
-Microbiology of Engineered Systems
-Numerical Methods for Engineering*
-Physical and Chemical Treatment Processes
-Special Topics
-Techniques in Research*

Note: 3 degree credits earned for all courses

*Required for Direct and Advanced Master’s Accelerator students

Program Details
Graduate Direct
Program Length
1 semester
Credits Earned Towards Degree
N/A
Total Credits Required for Degree
30 credit hours
Learn More About Degree
Advanced Master's Accelerator Program
Program Length
1 semester
Credits Earned Towards Degree
6 credit hours
Total Credits Required for Degree
30 credit hours
Learn More About Degree
Select your degree from the dropdown to view detailed admissions requirements.
Master of Accounting (MAcc)
Graduate Direct
GPA
3.0*
English Language Score
IELTS - 6.5
Qualifying Undergraduate Degrees
Four-year undergraduate degree, or equivalent, in Accounting or equivalent from an accredited university. Students with undergraduate degrees in disciplines other than Accounting may be reviewed for admission and assigned additional pre-requisite coursework as part of their study plan. Review the program guide for more details (https://shorelight.widen.net/s/5jtvcddg79/uop-ebs_soecs_program-guide)

Applicants must also submit a résumé/CV in order to receive full acceptance

Sample Coursework
-Advanced Financial Accounting
-Professional Accounting Research Methods and Topics (Special Topics)
-Ethics and Corporate Social Responsibility
-Advanced Taxation
-Financial Statement Analysis
-Forensic Accounting and Fraud Investigation
Advanced Master's Accelerator Program
GPA
3.0*
English Language Score
IELTS - 6.0
Qualifying Undergraduate Degrees
Four-year undergraduate degree, or equivalent, in Accounting or equivalent from an accredited university. Students with undergraduate degrees in disciplines other than Accounting may be reviewed for admission and assigned additional pre-requisite coursework as part of their study plan. Review the program guide for more details (https://shorelight.widen.net/s/5jtvcddg79/uop-ebs_soecs_program-guide)

Applicants must also submit a résumé/CV in order to receive full acceptance

Sample Coursework
-Advanced Financial Accounting
-Professional Accounting Research Methods and Topics (Special Topics)
-Ethics and Corporate Social Responsibility
-Advanced Taxation
-Financial Statement Analysis
-Forensic Accounting and Fraud Investigation
Master's Accelerator Program
GPA
3.0*
English Language Score
IELTS - 5.5
Qualifying Undergraduate Degrees
Four-year undergraduate degree, or equivalent, in Accounting or equivalent from an accredited university. Students with undergraduate degrees in disciplines other than Accounting may be reviewed for admission and assigned additional pre-requisite coursework as part of their study plan. Review the program guide for more details (https://shorelight.widen.net/s/5jtvcddg79/uop-ebs_soecs_program-guide)

Applicants must also submit a résumé/CV in order to receive full acceptance

Sample Coursework
-Advanced Financial Accounting
-Professional Accounting Research Methods and Topics (Special Topics)
-Ethics and Corporate Social Responsibility
-Advanced Taxation
-Financial Statement Analysis
-Forensic Accounting and Fraud Investigation
Program Details
Graduate Direct
Program Length
1 semester
Credits Earned Towards Degree
N/A
Total Credits Required for Degree
30 credit hours
Learn More About Degree
Advanced Master's Accelerator Program
Program Length
1 semester
Credits Earned Towards Degree
6 credit hours
Total Credits Required for Degree
30 credit hours
Learn More About Degree
Master's Accelerator Program
Program Length
2 semesters
Credits Earned Towards Degree
9 credit hours
Total Credits Required for Degree
30 credit hours
Learn More About Degree

*Students with 2.65+ GPA are encouraged to apply.

Master of Science in Business Analytics (MSBA)
Graduate Direct
GPA
3.0*
English Language Score
IELTS - 6.5
Qualifying Undergraduate Degrees
Four-year undergraduate degree, or equivalent, in any discipline from an accredited university. Review the program guide for more details (https://shorelight.widen.net/s/5jtvcddg79/uop-ebs_soecs_program-guide)

Applicants must also have taken a Statistics course and submit a résumé/CV in order to receive full acceptance

Sample Coursework
-Business Analytics
-Business Concepts and Applications of Analytics
-Database Management with SQL and R
-Leading the Analytics Organization
Advanced Master's Accelerator Program
GPA
3.0*
English Language Score
IELTS - 6.0
Qualifying Undergraduate Degrees
Four-year undergraduate degree, or equivalent, in any discipline from an accredited university. Review the program guide for more details (https://shorelight.widen.net/s/5jtvcddg79/uop-ebs_soecs_program-guide)

Applicants must also have taken a Statistics course and submit a résumé/CV in order to receive full acceptance

Sample Coursework
-Business Analytics
-Business Concepts and Applications of Analytics
-Database Management with SQL and R
-Leading the Analytics Organization
Master's Accelerator Program
GPA
3.0*
English Language Score
IELTS - 5.5
Qualifying Undergraduate Degrees
Four-year undergraduate degree, or equivalent, in any discipline from an accredited university. Review the program guide for more details (https://shorelight.widen.net/s/5jtvcddg79/uop-ebs_soecs_program-guide)

Applicants must also have taken a Statistics course and submit a résumé/CV in order to receive full acceptance

Sample Coursework
-Business Analytics
-Business Concepts and Applications of Analytics
-Database Management with SQL and R
-Leading the Analytics Organization
Program Details
Graduate Direct
Program Length
1 semester
Credits Earned Towards Degree
N/A
Total Credits Required for Degree
31 credit hours
Learn More About Degree
Advanced Master's Accelerator Program
Program Length
1 semester
Credits Earned Towards Degree
6 credit hours
Total Credits Required for Degree
31 credit hours
Learn More About Degree
Master's Accelerator Program
Program Length
2 semesters
Credits Earned Towards Degree
9 credit hours
Total Credits Required for Degree
31 credit hours
Learn More About Degree

*Students with 2.65+ GPA are encouraged to apply.

Master of Science in Finance (MSF)
Graduate Direct
GPA
3.0*
English Language Score
IELTS - 6.5
Qualifying Undergraduate Degrees
Four-year undergraduate degree, or equivalent, in Finance, Economics, or Math from an accredited university. Students with an undergraduate degree in any other discipline may be reviewed for admission and assigned additional pre-requisite coursework as part of the study plan. Review the program guide for more details (https://shorelight.widen.net/s/5jtvcddg79/uop-ebs_soecs_program-guide)

Applicants must also submit a résumé/CV in order to receive full acceptance

Sample Coursework
-Quantitative Methods in Finance
-Economics for Finance
-Investment / Portfolio Analysis
-Advanced Financial Accounting
Advanced Master's Accelerator Program
GPA
3.0*
English Language Score
IELTS - 6.0
Qualifying Undergraduate Degrees
Four-year undergraduate degree, or equivalent, in Finance, Economics, or Math from an accredited university. Students with an undergraduate degree in any other discipline may be reviewed for admission and assigned additional pre-requisite coursework as part of the study plan. Review the program guide for more details (https://shorelight.widen.net/s/5jtvcddg79/uop-ebs_soecs_program-guide)

Applicants must also submit a résumé/CV in order to receive full acceptance

Sample Coursework
-Quantitative Methods in Finance
-Economics for Finance
-Investment / Portfolio Analysis
-Advanced Financial Accounting
Master's Accelerator Program
GPA
3.0*
English Language Score
IELTS - 5.5
Qualifying Undergraduate Degrees
Four-year undergraduate degree, or equivalent, in Finance, Economics, or Math from an accredited university. Students with an undergraduate degree in any other discipline may be reviewed for admission and assigned additional pre-requisite coursework as part of the study plan. Review the program guide for more details (https://shorelight.widen.net/s/5jtvcddg79/uop-ebs_soecs_program-guide)

Applicants must also submit a résumé/CV in order to receive full acceptance

Sample Coursework
-Quantitative Methods in Finance
-Economics for Finance
-Investment / Portfolio Analysis
-Advanced Financial Accounting
Program Details
Graduate Direct
Program Length
1 semester
Credits Earned Towards Degree
N/A
Total Credits Required for Degree
31 credit hours
Learn More About Degree
Advanced Master's Accelerator Program
Program Length
1 semester
Credits Earned Towards Degree
6 credit hours
Total Credits Required for Degree
31 credit hours
Learn More About Degree
Master's Accelerator Program
Program Length
2 semesters
Credits Earned Towards Degree
9 credit hours
Total Credits Required for Degree
31 credit hours
Learn More About Degree

*Students with 2.65+ GPA are encouraged to apply.

Tuition & Cost

Costs displayed below are the average for two semesters. Tuition, housing, dining, and other fees vary by degree program, entry route, housing location, and preferences.

Please visit our Shorelight profile for detailed housing, dining, and tuition options.

$65,000

Typical cost for two semesters

52,000 Tuition
5,200 Housing
2,500 Dining
2,000 Other

Important Dates

Spring 2023
Application Deadline
November 25, 2022
I-20 Transfer Deadline
December 9, 2022
Payment Deadline
December 27, 2022
Move-in Date
January 10, 2023
Summer 2023
Application Deadline
April 14, 2023
I-20 Transfer Deadline
April 28, 2023
Payment Deadline
April 26, 2023
Move-in Date
May 10, 2023
Fall 2023
Application Deadline
July 22, 2023
I-20 Transfer Deadline
August 5, 2023
Payment Deadline
August 7, 2023
Move-in Date
August 21, 2023

How to Apply

Begin your UOP International program application now, or contact our enrollment counselors with any questions.

    1. Begin your international student application below. You can save your progress and resume later.
    2. If you have questions about your application, please contact us.
    3. You will receive a confirmation email once we have received your application.

Before you begin, you will need the following documents:

  • Highschool/secondary school transcripts and any post-secondary transcripts
  • Copy of your passport
  • English-language test scores

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