The full application for admission should be used for initial entry and for a new degree program. The readmission application should be used only for readmission into the same degree program and major.
Office of Graduate Studies
Tennessee Tech University
1 William L. Jones Drive, Room 306
Cookeville, TN 38505
For those applying for the MA or Ed.S. programs within the College of Education--this is a possibility based on your undergraduate GPA. However you would still be required to successfully complete the required exam during the first semester of enrollment.
For those applying to the other graduate programs--this option is not available.
If you are admitted in provisional standing pending test scores, you must take the test during your first semester of enrollment. In addition, you will be limited to a maximum of nine credit hours during that first semester.
The Graduate School will accept the IELTS as a replacement for the TOEFL exam, as well as the PTE Academic and the FLS International Language School Level 9.
You must successfully complete the test during your first semester. You will not be permitted to register a second term until that requirement has been met.
The MAT is given by the Counseling Center located in the University Center room 307. The test is given usually just once a month and students need to call (931) 372-3331 to schedule a seat for this exam. You may also go to www.milleranalogies.com for other testing sites. Students needing to take the GRE, GMAT, or TOEFL may go to www.gre.org, www.mba.com, or www.ets.org/toefl for the respective test information. For information on the IELTS, go to www.ielts.org
All majors require 3, except the M.B.A., which only requires 1. The MSN requires an academic letter of recommendation from a previous nursing faculty, a supervisor's letter of recommendation, as well as a professional letter of recommendation.
The first step is to contact the Office of Disability Services. They will be able to provide you with all information and procedures to follow for any special accommodations.
Applications are available online at www.tntech.edu/graduatestudies/forms.html. Students complete the application and forward to Graduate Admissions with their Application Materials. If the student is a currently enrolled student, please submit a copy to the Office of Research and Graduate Studies where your student file is located. They will forward a copy to the department in which youare enrolled. The students may also submit that document to the offices themselves.
9 hours = Full-time Fall and Spring Semester
6 hours = Full-time Summer Semester
16 hours = Any Semester
12 hours = Full assistantship
Students NOT on assistantship will need to contact the Office of Research and Graduate Studies (931-372-3233) each semester they wish to enroll in more than 12 hours.
Fall and Spring Semesters:
6 hours = full assistantship
3 hours = half assistantship
3 hours = full assistantship
1 hour = half assistantship
You need to provide adequate information to warrant a review of residency status. Usually this is in the form of a letter from your employer indicating that you are working full-time (30 hours per week or more) in Tennessee. If approved, the student may register for up to 7 hours per term at in-state rates while establishing permanent residency.
If you live in any of the following six Kentucky counties, you will be able to attend Tennessee Tech as an in-state student: Clinton, Cumberland, McCreary, Monroe, Wayne, Whitley.
Master's and Ed.S. students must complete all degree requirements within a period of six consecutive years. Doctoral programs must be completed within a period of eight consecutive years.
A student can be granted a three semester extension if they make a formal appeal. This appeal is a memo from the student's graduate advisory committee. The entire advisory committee has to sign the request as well as the department chair. The memo is addressed to the Graduate School Executive Committee. The memo simply states the request for a three-term extension.
A candidate for the master's degree must complete at least 30 semester hours of credit in a program requiring a thesis and at least 33 semester hours in a nonthesis program. The total hours required will vary by department. Nonthesis options are available in all departments of the College of Education, Department of English, Department of Computer Science, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Department of Mathematics, M.B.A., and School of Nursing. A masters can be attained in 3 semesters.
You can never go to Ed.S. without a master's. The Ph.D. programs do not require a master's as a prerequisite.
A fee waiver for faculty or staff.
If you have previously attended TTU as a graduate student, you would not have to pay it. However, if you haven't been a TTU graduate student, then the fee is required.
Yes. This fee must be paid at both the undergraduate and graduate levels.
The student must request a transcript be sent. You do that through **Records Office(get from records).