Master of Advanced Studies (MAS)

Architecture-Based Enterprise Systems Engineering (CS82)

The Master's degree in Architecture-based Enterprise Systems Engineering is intended to educate senior engineers and engineering managers to the problems and emerging solution approaches that can enable their enterprises to better respond to the challenges of globally distributed operations in complex, highly dynamic, event-driven environments. An "integrated perspective" that merges the views of management and engineering communities is increasingly recognized as one of the cornerstones of a successful approach to enterprise complexity and is a key aspect of the AESE program.

Program Info

Area of Study Jacobs School of Engineering
Department Architecture-Based Enterprise Systems Engineering
Major Architecture-Based Enterprise Systems Engineering
Degree Master of Advanced Studies
Admissions Terms Fall
Additional Notes

The MAS degree program is self-funded and there are no available discounts. The standard Educational Fee and Non-resident Tuition is waived; however, MAS students are required to pay a per-unit course fee set by the program. Refer to the program website or MAS program office for complete fee schedule.

Application Deadlines June 30, 2017 (Fall 2017)
 

Basic Requirement

Admissions Tests

GRE General Test is recommended.

Please Note: The GRE is ONLY recommended for those with less than two years of work experience. If you have more than two years of work experience, you do NOT need to report GRE scores as they will not affect your application. We will not provide any information regarding average GRE scores of admitted students.
English Proficiency Exams

(international applicants only)

A test of English language proficiency is required for international applicants whose native language is not English and who have not studied full-time for one uninterrupted academic year at a university-level institution in which English is the language of instruction and in a country where English is a dominant language.

The following test(s) are accepted by this department:

TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)

TOEFL exam may be waived for those working in the US for more than one year or with a phone interview.
Letters of Recommendation

Minimum of 2 recommendations required.

Statement of Purpose

Required

Online Statement of Purpose; 2500 word limit

Resume/CV

Required

Additional Requirements

Five years of professional work experience post bachelor's degree required.
Undergraduate degree in Engineering, Math, Physics, or other Science field preferred.

Contact Info

Website http://jacobsschool.ucsd.edu/mas/aese/
Email SystemsEngineeringMAS@eng.ucsd.edu
Campus Office By Appointment Only
Jacobs Hall (formerly EBU1), Room 110I
Phone (858) 822-4536
Fax (858) 534-2486
Mailing Address
University of California, San Diego
AESE Graduate Affairs; Jacobs School of Engineering
9500 Gilman Drive, MC 0439
La Jolla, CA 92093-0439
Attn: Arden Tran - Executive Education / MAS EBU1-1203

Climate Science and Policy (SI84)

The UC San Diego Master's Degree in Climate Science and Policy equips professionals with the knowledge they need to improve society's response to climate change. It is focused on development of local capacity and science-based management tools. The program is designed to teach current and future professionals about climate science from the scientific, economic and policy perspectives, as well as provide important cultural and communications skills.

Program Info

Area of Study Scripps Institution of Oceanography
Department Scripps Institution of Oceanography
Major Climate Science and Policy
Degree Master of Advanced Studies
Admissions Terms Summer
Additional Notes

The MAS degree program is self-funded and there are no available discounts. The standard Educational Fee is waived; however, students are required to pay a per-unit course fee set by the program. Refer to the program website for current fee schedule.

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis and candidates can expect to be notified with an admission decision within a month of submission. ‚ÄčLate applications may be submitted with permission of the Associate Director.

Application Deadlines May 8, 2017 (Summer 2017)
 

Basic Requirement

Admissions Tests

Not required

English Proficiency Exams

(international applicants only)

A test of English language proficiency is required for international applicants whose native language is not English and who have not studied full-time for one uninterrupted academic year at a university-level institution in which English is the language of instruction and in a country where English is a dominant language.

The following test(s) are accepted by this department:

TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)
IELTS (International English Language Testing System)
PTE (Pearson Test of English)

Letters of Recommendation

Minimum of 3 recommendations required.

Statement of Purpose

Required

Statement of Purpose, online only; 750 word limit

Resume/CV

Required

Contact Info

Website http://scripps.ucsd.edu/masters/mas/climate-science-and-policy
Email mas-csp@sio.ucsd.edu
Campus Office Scripps Institution of Oceanography
Eckart Building, Room 101
Phone 858-534-0748
Fax (858) 534-7889
Mailing Address
University of California, San Diego
Scripps Institution of Oceanography
MAS-Climate Science and Policy
9500 Gilman Drive, MC 0208
La Jolla, CA 92093-0208

Clinical Research (AS79)

The UC San Diego Department of Medicine in the School of Medicine, supported by the UC San Diego Division of Extended Studies and Public Programs, offers a Masters of Advanced Studies in Clinical Research.

Program Info

Area of Study Health Sciences
Department Clinical Research
Major Clinical Research
Degree Master of Advanced Studies
Admissions Terms Winter, Summer
Additional Notes

The MAS degree is an entirely self-supporting program and there are currently no discounts available to UC employees. The standard UC Educational Fee and Non-resident Tuition are waived for MAS students. However, MAS students are required to pay a per-unit course fee set by the program. The program does offer a merit scholarship (for U.S. citizens & permanent residents only), with the same deadline as the application deadline. Refer to the financial page on the program website for complete fee schedule and merit scholarship information: https://clre.ucsd.edu/program-overview/financial/. Beginning with summer 2017 admission, we are now accepting International Applicants who want to study on a F1 student visa.

Application Deadlines May 18, 2017 (Summer 2017)
 

Basic Requirement

Admissions Tests

Not required

English Proficiency Exams

(international applicants only)

A test of English language proficiency is required for international applicants whose native language is not English and who have not studied full-time for one uninterrupted academic year at a university-level institution in which English is the language of instruction and in a country where English is a dominant language.

The following test(s) are accepted by this department:

TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)
IELTS (International English Language Testing System)

Minimum scores required are 80 for TOEFL exam and 7.0 for IELTS exam.
Letters of Recommendation

Minimum of 3 recommendations required.

Statement of Purpose

Required

500 word limit

Resume/CV

Required

Contact Info

Website http://clre.ucsd.edu
Email clre@ucsd.edu
Campus Office Contact the department: clre@ucsd.edu for appointment and address information.
Phone (858) 534-9164
Fax (858) 534-9168
Mailing Address
University of California, San Diego
Clinical Research MAS
9500 Gilman Drive, MC 0170X
La Jolla, CA 92093-0170

Data Science and Engineering (CS85)

Program Info

Area of Study Jacobs School of Engineering
Department Data Science and Engineering
Major Data Science and Engineering
Degree Master of Advanced Studies
Admissions Terms Fall
Application Deadlines June 30, 2017 (Fall 2017)
 

Basic Requirement

Admissions Tests

GRE General Test is recommended.

Please Note: The GRE is ONLY recommended for those with less than two years of work experience. If you have more than two years of work experience, you do NOT need to report GRE scores as they will not affect your application. We will not provide any information regarding average GRE scores of admitted students.
English Proficiency Exams

(international applicants only)

A test of English language proficiency is required for international applicants whose native language is not English and who have not studied full-time for one uninterrupted academic year at a university-level institution in which English is the language of instruction and in a country where English is a dominant language.

The following test(s) are accepted by this department:

TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)

TOEFL exam may be waived for those working in the US for more than one year or with a phone interview.
Letters of Recommendation

Minimum of 2 recommendations required.

Online submission

Statement of Purpose

Required

Online submission; Briefly describe your reasons and goals for applying to this program (4-6 sentences)

Resume/CV

Required

Additional Requirements

Two years of professional work experience post bachelor's degree recommended.
Undergraduate degree in Engineering, Math, Physics, or other Science field recommended.

Contact Info

Website http://jacobsschool.ucsd.edu/mas/dse/
Email DataScienceMAS@eng.ucsd.edu
Campus Office By Appointment Only
Jacobs Hall (formerly EBU1), Room 1103I
Phone (858) 822-4536
Fax (858) 534-2486
Mailing Address
University of California, San Diego
DSE Graduate Affairs; Jacobs School of Engineering
9500 Gilman Drive, MC 0439
La Jolla, CA 92093-0439
Attn: Arden Tran Executive Education / MAS EBU1-1203

Health Policy and Law (AS83)

The UC San Diego School of Medicine and California Western School of Law, supported by the UC San Diego Division of Extended Studies and Public Programs, jointly offers a Masters of Advanced Studies in Health Policy and Law.

Program Info

Area of Study Health Sciences
Department Health Policy and Law
Major Health Policy and Law
Degree Master of Advanced Studies
Admissions Terms Fall
Additional Notes

The MAS degree is an entirely self-supporting program and there are currently no discounts available to UC employees. The standard UC Educational Fee and Non-resident Tuition are waived for MAS students. However, MAS students are required to pay a per-unit course fee set by the program. The program does offer a merit scholarship (for U.S. citizens & permanent residents only), with the same deadline as the application deadline. Refer to the financial page on the program website for complete fee schedule and merit scholarship information: https://hlaw.ucsd.edu/program-overview/financial/.

Application Deadlines August 5, 2016 (Fall 2016)
 

Basic Requirement

Admissions Tests

Not required

English Proficiency Exams

(international applicants only)

A test of English language proficiency is required for international applicants whose native language is not English and who have not studied full-time for one uninterrupted academic year at a university-level institution in which English is the language of instruction and in a country where English is a dominant language.

The following test(s) are accepted by this department:

TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)
IELTS (International English Language Testing System)

Minimum scores required are 80 for TOEFL exam and 7.0 for IELTS exam.
Letters of Recommendation

Minimum of 3 recommendations required.

Statement of Purpose

Required

500 word limit

Resume/CV

Required

Contact Info

Website http://hlaw.ucsd.edu
Email healthpolicyandlaw@ucsd.edu
Campus Office La Jolla Village Professional Center
8950 Villa La Jolla Drive, Ste A212
La Jolla, CA 92037
Phone (858) 534-9162
Fax (858) 534-9168
Mailing Address
University of California, San Diego
Extended Studies & Public Programs
9500 Gilman Drive, MC 0170X
La Jolla, CA 92093-0170

Leadership of Health Care Organizations (AS76)

The UC San Diego Department of Family Medicine and Public Health in the School of Medicine, supported by the UC San Diego Division of Extended Studies and Public Programs, offers a Masters of Advanced Studies in the Leadership of Healthcare Organizations.

Program Info

Area of Study Health Sciences
Department Leadership of Health Care Organizations
Major Leadership of Health Care Organizations
Degree Master of Advanced Studies
Admissions Terms Fall, Winter, Spring
Additional Notes

The MAS degree is an entirely self-supporting program and there are currently no discounts available to UC employees. The standard UC Educational Fee and Non-resident Tuition are waived for MAS students. However, MAS students are required to pay a per-unit course fee set by the program. The program does offer a merit scholarship (for U.S. citizens & permanent residents only), with the same deadline as the application deadline. Refer to the financial page on the program website for complete fee schedule and merit scholarship information: https://lhco.ucsd.edu/program-overview/financial/.

Application Deadlines June 7, 2017 (Fall 2017)
 

Basic Requirement

Admissions Tests

Not required

English Proficiency Exams

(international applicants only)

A test of English language proficiency is required for international applicants whose native language is not English and who have not studied full-time for one uninterrupted academic year at a university-level institution in which English is the language of instruction and in a country where English is a dominant language.

The following test(s) are accepted by this department:

TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)
IELTS (International English Language Testing System)

Minimum scores required are 80 for TOEFL exam and 7.0 for IELTS exam.
Letters of Recommendation

Minimum of 3 recommendations required.

Statement of Purpose

Required

500 word limit.

Resume/CV

Required

Contact Info

Website http://lhco.ucsd.edu
Email lhco@ucsd.edu
Campus Office La Jolla Village Professional Center
8950 Villa La Jolla Drive, Ste A212
La Jolla, CA 92037
Phone (858) 534-9162
Fax (858) 534-9168
Mailing Address
University of California, San Diego
Extended Studies & Public Programs
9500 Gilman Drive, MC 0170X
La Jolla, CA, 92093-0170

Marine Biodiversity and Conservation (SI83)

The UC San Diego Master's Degree in Marine Biodiversity and Conservation equips professionals with the knowledge they need to improve conservation of marine biodiversity in the world's most diverse and threatened eco-regions. It is focused on development of local capacity and science-based management tools. This is a unique graduate program of study providing cutting-edge knowledge of marine biodiversity and fresh conservation perspectives designed to teach current and future professionals about marine ecosystems from the scientific, economic and policy perspectives, as well as provide important cultural and communications skills.

Program Info

Area of Study Scripps Institution of Oceanography
Specializations

The Scripps Institution of Oceanography offers 2 MAS degree programs. Applicants should refer to the Marine Biodiversity and Conservation link on the Graduate Division website for information, and apply under department Scripps Institution of Oceanography, major Marine Biodiversity and Conservation, degree MAS.

Department Scripps Institution of Oceanography
Major Marine Biodiversity and Conservation
Degree Master of Advanced Studies
Admissions Terms Summer
Additional Notes

The MAS degree program is self-funded and there are no available discounts. The standard Educational Fee is waived; however, students are required to pay a per-unit course fee set by the program. Refer to the program website for current fee schedule.

Application Deadlines January 25, 2017 (Summer 2017)
 

Basic Requirement

Admissions Tests

Not required

English Proficiency Exams

(international applicants only)

A test of English language proficiency is required for international applicants whose native language is not English and who have not studied full-time for one uninterrupted academic year at a university-level institution in which English is the language of instruction and in a country where English is a dominant language.

The following test(s) are accepted by this department:

TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)
IELTS (International English Language Testing System)
PTE (Pearson Test of English)

Letters of Recommendation

Minimum of 3 recommendations required.

Statement of Purpose

Required

Statement of Purpose, online only; 750 word limit

Resume/CV

Required

Contact Info

Website https://scripps.ucsd.edu/masters/mas/mbc
Email mbc@ucsd.edu
Campus Office Scripps Institution of Oceanography
Eckart Building, Room 107
Phone 858-822-2886
Fax (858) 534-9168
Mailing Address
University of California, San Diego
Scripps Institution of Oceanography
9500 Gilman Drive, MC 0202
La Jolla, CA 92093-0202

Master of Advanced Studies International Affairs (IR77)

The School of Global Policy and Strategy (GPS) is the University of California's only professional school of international relations and the only program in the U.S. focused on the Pacific region. The Master of Advanced Studies in International Affairs (MAS/IA) degree is designed for professionals with a minimum of five years of full-time work experience. Students enrolled full-time complete the degree in one academic year; a part-time enrollment option is available to professionals with flexible work schedules.

Program Info

Area of Study School of Global Policy and Strategy (GPS)
Program Overview MAS-IA students are dynamic professionals seeking specialized and advanced education in the field of international affairs. The curriculum instills a strong understanding of how public policy, management and international interactions shape strategic decision-making. Students enrolled full time complete the degree in a nine-month academic year. A part-time enrollment option is also available to professionals with flexible work schedules.
Specializations

In addition to core classes, students must also satisfy the requirements of a career track and complete regional electives for a regional specialization:

China
Japan
Korea
Latin America
Southeast Asia

Career tracks are designed for students to focus their studies in a functional area of their choice:

International Relations
International Political Economy
International Public Policy
Environmental Policy and Sustainability
Security of the Asia-Pacific

Department School of Global Policy and Strategy (GPS)
Major Master of Advanced Studies International Affairs
Degree Master of Advanced Studies
Admissions Terms Fall
Additional Notes

Applicants must have a minimum of five years, full-time, relevant professional experience. The requirements for international experience might be met in a number of ways, including:

Foreign work experience or work experience with a multinational enterprise, government entity or NGO with foreign operations
Extended residence abroad
Other relevant international experience, considered on a case by case basis

Application Deadlines June 30, 2017 (Fall 2017)
 

Basic Requirement

Admissions Tests

Not required

English Proficiency Exams

(international applicants only)

A test of English language proficiency is required for international applicants whose native language is not English and who have not studied full-time for one uninterrupted academic year at a university-level institution in which English is the language of instruction and in a country where English is a dominant language.

The following test(s) are accepted by this department:

TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)
IELTS (International English Language Testing System)
PTE (Pearson Test of English)

Applicants to the MAS-IA must submit either a TOEFL, IELTS or PTE score report to be considered for admission to GPS.
Letters of Recommendation

Minimum of 3 recommendations required.

All letters of recommendation must be in English. Those making the recommendations can submit the recommendation directly through the online graduate application or mail it to the GPS Admissions Office in a sealed envelope signed across the flap by the recommender. The recommendation must include complete contact information for the recommender.

Statement of Purpose

Required

The Statement of Purpose has no word limit and may include:

Your interests and/or professional objectives in international affairs
How your background has prepared you to pursue these objectives
How the GPS program will help you achieve these objectives

Resume/CV

Required

Additional Requirements

Applicants must have a minimum of five years, full-time, relevant professional experience. The requirements for international experience might be met in a number of ways, including:

Foreign work experience or work experience with a multinational enterprise, government entity or NGO with foreign operations
Extended residence abroad
Other relevant international experience, considered on a case by case basis

**Applications submitted after January 15 will be considered on a rolling basis. Contact gps-apply@ucsd.edu for more information.

Contact Info

Website http://gps.ucsd.edu
Email gps-apply@ucsd.edu
Campus Office School of Global Policy and Strategy (GPS)
UC San Diego
Robinson Building Complex, Room 4100
Phone 858 534 5914
Mailing Address
University of California, San Diego
School of Global Policy and Strategy
9500 Gilman Drive, MC 0520
La Jolla, CA 92093-0520

Medical Device Engineering (MC87)

The UC San Diego Master of Advanced Study Degree (MAS) in Medical Device Engineering offers a focused cross-disciplinary technical education program catering to the needs of engineering professionals.

Program Info

Area of Study Jacobs School of Engineering
Department Medical Device Engineering
Major Medical Device Engineering
Degree Master of Advanced Studies
Admissions Terms Fall
Application Deadlines May 31, 2017 (Fall 2017)
 

Basic Requirement

Admissions Tests

GRE General Test is recommended.

Please Note: The GRE is ONLY recommended for those with less than two years of work experience. If you have more than two years of work experience, you do NOT need to report GRE scores as they will not affect your application. We will not provide any information regarding average GRE scores of admitted students.
English Proficiency Exams

(international applicants only)

A test of English language proficiency is required for international applicants whose native language is not English and who have not studied full-time for one uninterrupted academic year at a university-level institution in which English is the language of instruction and in a country where English is a dominant language.

The following test(s) are accepted by this department:

TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)

TOEFL exam may be waived for those working in the US for more than one year or with a phone interview.
Letters of Recommendation

Minimum of 2 recommendations required.

Statement of Purpose

Required

Online Statement of Purpose; 2500 word limit

Resume/CV

Required

Additional Requirements

Two years of professional work experience post bachelor's degree recommended.
Undergraduate degree in Engineering, Math, Physics, or other Science field recommended.

Contact Info

Website http://jacobsschool.ucsd.edu/mas/mde/
Email MedicalDevicesMAS@eng.ucsd.edu
Campus Office By Appointment Only
Jacobs Hall (formerly EBU1), Room 1103I
Phone (858) 822-4536
Fax (858) 534-2486
Mailing Address
University of California, San Diego
MDE Graduate Affairs; Jacobs School of Engineering
9500 Gilman Drive, MC 0439
La Jolla, CA 92093-0439
Attn: Executive Education / MAS EBU1-1103D

Wireless Embedded Systems - Computer Science and Engineering Track (CS86)

Program Info

Area of Study Jacobs School of Engineering
Department Wireless Embedded Systems
Major Wireless Embedded Systems - Computer Science and Engineering Track
Degree Master of Advanced Studies
Admissions Terms Fall
Application Deadlines June 30, 2017 (Fall 2017)
 

Basic Requirement

Admissions Tests

GRE General Test is recommended.

Please Note: The GRE is ONLY recommended for those with less than two years of work experience. If you have more than two years of work experience, you do NOT need to report GRE scores as they will not affect your application. We will not provide any information regarding average GRE scores of admitted students.
English Proficiency Exams

(international applicants only)

A test of English language proficiency is required for international applicants whose native language is not English and who have not studied full-time for one uninterrupted academic year at a university-level institution in which English is the language of instruction and in a country where English is a dominant language.

The following test(s) are accepted by this department:

TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)
IELTS (International English Language Testing System)

Letters of Recommendation

Minimum of 3 recommendations required.

Online submissions only

Statement of Purpose

Required

Online submission, 2500 word limit

Resume/CV

Required

Additional Requirements

Class-size is limited. Completed applications received by the Priority Application Deadline will be evaluated and decisions are usually made within four to six weeks.

You may provide academic transcripts by uploading a PDF directly into the online application. Official transcripts of your previous academic work will be required only after you are admitted into the program.

Transcripts: All international transcripts require an official translation into English by a certified translator. International applicants must submit a certified copy of their diploma indicating the degree received.

Contact Info

Website http://jacobsschool.ucsd.edu/mas/wes/
Email WirelessEmbeddedMAS@eng.ucsd.edu
Campus Office By Appointment Only
Jacobs Hall (formerly EBU1), Room 110I
Phone (858) 822-4536
Fax (858) 534-2486
Mailing Address
University of California, San Diego
WES Graduate Affairs; Jacobs School of Engineering
9500 Gilman Drive, MC 0439
La Jolla, CA 92093-0439
Attn: Executive Education / MAS EBU1-1103D

Wireless Embedded Systems - Electrical and Computer Engineering Track (EC91)

Program Info

Area of Study Jacobs School of Engineering
Department Wireless Embedded Systems
Major Wireless Embedded Systems - Electrical and Computer Engineering Track
Degree Master of Advanced Studies
Admissions Terms Fall
Application Deadlines June 30, 2017 (Fall 2017)
 

Basic Requirement

Admissions Tests

GRE General Test is recommended.

Please Note: The GRE is ONLY recommended for those with less than two years of work experience. If you have more than two years of work experience, you do NOT need to report GRE scores as they will not affect your application. We will not provide any information regarding average GRE scores of admitted students.
English Proficiency Exams

(international applicants only)

A test of English language proficiency is required for international applicants whose native language is not English and who have not studied full-time for one uninterrupted academic year at a university-level institution in which English is the language of instruction and in a country where English is a dominant language.

The following test(s) are accepted by this department:

TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)
IELTS (International English Language Testing System)

Letters of Recommendation

Minimum of 3 recommendations required.

Online submission only.

Statement of Purpose

Required

Online submission, 2500 word limit

Resume/CV

Required

Additional Requirements

Class-size is limited. Completed applications received by the Priority Application Deadline will be evaluated and decisions are usually made within four to six weeks.

You may provide academic transcripts by uploading a PDF directly into the online application. Official transcripts of your previous academic work will be required only after you are admitted into the program.

Transcripts: All international transcripts require an official translation into English by a certified translator. International applicants must submit a certified copy of their diploma indicating the degree received.

Contact Info

Website http://jacobsschool.ucsd.edu/mas/wes/
Email WirelessEmbeddedMAS@eng.ucsd.edu
Campus Office By Appointment Only
Jacobs Hall (formerly EBU1), Room 110I
Phone (858) 822-4536
Fax (858) 534-2486
Mailing Address
University of California, San Diego
WES Graduate Affairs; Jacobs School of Engineering
9500 Gilman Drive, MC 0439
La Jolla, CA 92093-0439
Attn: Executive Education / MAS EBU1-1103D