Graduate Pathway to Engineering and Computer Science

The Pre-Master's Program (PMP) is a two semester program designed for students who have completed a bachelor’s degree but need additional academic support to gain entry to University of New Hampshire's graduate degree programs in engineering.

Bachelor Degree


Enter 1st year post graduate study




Two semesters


May, August, January

Pathway to Master's Degree in:

Master of Engineering:

  • Chemical Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering

Master of Science

  • Computer Science

Degree program components:

Up to 33 credits hours less 9 credit hours applied from the PMP = 24 credit hours to complete the degree


Semester 1 Course title Credits
NAV 401 Navigating the Graduate Student Pathway -
NAV 402 Introduction to Graduate Research -
UNH GRAD Graduate level course in relevant department  3
Total credits 3
Semester 2 Course title Credits
NAV 403 Academic Communication for Graduate student -
NAV 404 Intercultural Issues for Graduate Students -
NAV 405 Graduate Tutorial -
UNH GRAD Graduate level course in relevant department 3
UNH GRAD Graduate level course in relevant department 3
Total credits 6
Total program credits 9

Program information

Entrance requirements:

  • Relevant Undergraduate engineering degree 2.70+ GPA
  • TOEFL 70+ / IELTS 6.0 (no band lower than 5.5)

Progression requirements

Minimum B grade in each UNH credit course and non-credit PMP preparation course.

No GRE is required for entry or progression

PMP credit hours applied to degrees: 9

Total credits required for the below degrees:

  • Chemical Engineering (30 credit hours)
  • Civil Engineering (30 credit hours)
  • Electrical Engineering(30 credit hours)
  • Mechanical Engineering (32 credit hours)
  • Computer Science (30-33 credit hours)


Year International Students


2 semester Tuition - $27,673