MSEEM Admissions Overview

Student Diversity 

The School of Public Policy's Masters programs have a very diverse student body, though students share a strong analytical background. We encourage applicants to apply to MSEEM who have completed a Bachelor's degree or equivalent in any field and have an interest in the sustainability problem-solving emphasis of our SEEM graduate program.

Admissions Standards

The School of Public Policy reviews applications for the MSEEM program once per year. The Fall 2024 priority deadline to be considered for admission and financial aid is Feb. 15, 2024. Applications may be accepted after Feb. 15 if there is space in the program. The Fall 2024 final deadline is March 15, 2024.

The GRE general test is required for the MSEEM and CSEEM programs. GRE scores can be sent to the university code 5248 and department code 80. GRE, IETLS, and TOEFL scores are received by the Graduate Admissions Office.

In addition, international students must provide an official TOEFL score of at least 100 or an official score of 7 on the IELTS test. At this time, we accept no other English language proficiency tests.

The required minimum total score on the exams are:

  • The internet-based TOEFL exam = 100, with minimum section scores of 19 or higher on each skill area
  • The paper-based TOEFL exam = 577
  • IELTS exam - Overall score minimum of 7; with minimum section scores for reading 6.5, listening 6.5, speaking 6.5, and writing 5.5

More information on English language requirements is available from the Georgia Tech Graduate Admissions website.

An introductory statistics course is a prerequisite for coursework in the master’s degree.

The admissions standards are rigorous. It takes into account all the documents in the application that are relevant to the academic potential of the candidate. College grades, references, previous experience, and a statement of interest are assessed together to determine the quality of the case for admission.

Admissions Process

Applications are electronic and are handled through the Georgia Tech Graduate Admissions System.  Items required for admission (in addition to test scores) are the completed application with essay questions, application fee, official transcripts, and three letters of recommendation. 

Information Sessions

Join students and faculty from the Master of Sustainable Energy and Environmental Management (MSEEM) to learn more about the program. They'll introduce the degree, curriculum, courses, capstone, and job opportunities. Following this, current MSEEM fellows will be available to talk in breakout rooms, and the event will be wrapped up with a final Q&A.

Information sessions Dates:





All information sessions will be held virtually at 1pm ET.

Please email to join our MSEEM/CSEEM communications list for access to our information sessions.



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