Graduate School Admissions

MPEM Requirements

(This application is for Master’s applicants only. First time college students should use the Undergraduate Admissions page.)



Students may apply online or fill out a paper applicationComplete, sign and submit to Montana Tech's Graduate School Office with all required information.

Please send all materials to:

Montana Tech
Graduate School
1300 West Park Street Box 20
Butte, MT 59701

Application Fee

A non-refundable check or money order payable to Montana Tech in the amount of $50.00 must accompany the application. Your application will be processed when the fee is received.


Official transcripts are required from all undergraduate and graduate schools attended. Contact the Registrar at previous schools and request official transcripts be forwarded directly to the Graduate School Office. At least one transcript must include evidence of receipt of Bachelor's degree. Transcripts marked "issued to student" are not acceptable.  If your undergraduate education took place outside of the U.S., you are responsible for having your transcripts evaluated on a course-by-course basis by one of these organizations:

An undergraduate GPA of 3.0 or above is required for full admission. For provisional admission status, an undergraduate GPA between 2.7 and 3.0 is required. For provisional probationary status, an undergraduate GPA between 2.5 and 2.7 is required. For students who have completed graduate work or post-baccalaureate study with a GPA above 3.0, exceptions can be considered.

Letters of Reference

Three references are required for admission. Reference Forms must be sent to the Graduate School Office directly from the reference. If sent by applicant, place forms in a sealed envelope with the reference’s signature over the seal.

Personal/Professional Statement

Include a typewritten statement outlining academic and professional goals and how they relate to the chosen field of study.


Two years of work experience is required for admission into the MPEM program.

English Proficiency

Students who have not attended a college or university in the United States or in the United Kingdom, Canada, Australia, or New Zealand must provide evidence of English proficiency. Montana Tech accepts both TOEFL and IELTS scores. For TOEFL, instruct Educational Testing Service to submit official scores to the Graduate School Office. Montana Tech's School Code is 4487. Minimum scores of at least 78 IBT are required. A minimum IELTS score of 6.5 is also acceptable.

Montana Residency

If you have a question regarding Montana Residency, please see the Montana Board of Regents Policy.