Part-Time MS Eligibility & Application Deadlines

Eligibility Requirements

In order to participate in the Honors Cooperative Program (Part-Time MS Program), applicants must meet the following eligibility requirements:

  • Be employed by a SCPD member company;
  • Hold a U.S. bachelor’s degree or its equivalent, or be anticipating conferral of the degree prior to the proposed start quarter.
    • International applicants should carefully review the International Academic Credentials requirements determined by Stanford's central Office of Graduate Admissions before starting an application.

Timelines & Deadlines

Applications for part-time study toward the MS degree via the Honors Cooperative Program are accepted for Autumn, Winter, Spring, and Summer quarters. Please see the table below for this year’s application deadlines:

Proposed Start Quarter

Application Period

Winter 2016-2017

Mid-September - October 25, 2016

Spring 2016-2017

November 1, 2016 - January 10, 2017

Summer 2016-2017*

January 17 - March 21, 2017

Autumn 2017-2018

March 28 - May 23, 2017

*Students applying for Summer quarter must be enrolled Summer quarter

Please allow four (4) weeks after the application deadline for a decision. All decisions are sent to applicants via e-mail.

It is the EE department's policy not to grant deferrals for offers of admission. As such, we advise you to submit an application only if you are confident about starting graduate study at the beginning of the quarter specified on the application.

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