Graduate Student Academics

Degree Options

Changing Degree Tracks or Majors

  1. Complete a Request to Transfer from One Program to Another (section I only) and submit to ME Graduate Program Office
  2. Check Graduate Student Status tab on AccessPlus for the updated degree information once request has been approved

Pursuing a M.S. and PhD Concurrently

  1. Complete a Pursuit of Master’s and PhD in the Same Department form and submit to ME Graduate Program Office
  2. Check Graduate Student Status tab on AccessPlus for updated degree information once request has been approved

Becoming a Concurrent BS/MS Student

  1. Review requirements and eligibility here
  2. Identify a ME faculty member to serve as your major professor and have them notify ME Graduate Program Office
  3. Submit a Concurrent Application, three letters of recommendation, and a resume to the ME Graduate Program Office

Advising Information

Program of Study and Committee

Exams

Handbooks and Forms

  • Taking an Independent Study (ME 590/690)
  • Going on an Internship

Graduation

    1. Review and meet required Graduate College steps and deadlines here
    2. Submit and have POSC approved
    3. Apply for graduation in AccessPlus
    4. Submit Coursework Only Final Check (MEng students only)
    5. Request Final Oral Exam
    6. Hold Final Oral Exam
    7. Open thesis/dissertation account with ProQuest
    8. Submit Final Oral Report form and Graduate Student Approval form to ME Graduate Program Office
    9. Upload and submit thesis or dissertation to ProQuest
    10. Indicate attendance at university commencement ceremony in AccessPlus. Purchase cap and gown from University Book Store in Memorial Union
    11. Review other graduation information here

Contact Information

Samantha Hirschman
Program Assistant for Graduate Education
srhirsc@iastate.edu
515.294.0838
2019 Black Engr
Ames, IA 50011

 

Pranav Shrotriya
Director of Graduate Education
shrotriy@iastate.edu
515.294.9719
2022 Black Engr
Ames, IA 50011