Miami Dade College to FAU 4+1 Transfer Programs

About the Program

FAU and Miami Dade College (MDC) articulation agreement establishes "4 + 1" Bachelor to Master's Transfer Programs in which students graduating from eligible Bachelor of Science (BS) programs at MDC will, upon meeting specific requirements, become qualified for admission into eligible Master of Science (MS) programs at FAU College of Engineering and Computer Science (COECS). MDC graduates entering an MS program at FAU under the terms of this agreement will have the opportunity to complete the MS degree in one year if enrolled full time. MS programs at FAU require at least 30 graduate level credits.

Benefits of the Program
  • Students will meet the course requirements and be eligible to apply to the master’s degree programs.
  • The GRE is not required for this program.
  • MDC students graduate with an advanced engineering degree from FAU with in-depth knowledge in an area of specialization.
4+1 Transfer Programs

The transfer programs eligible under the agreement are listed below. Please follow the links to learn about the steps and requirements for applying to each program.

    • BS in Electrical and Computer Engineering Technology (ECET) at MDC to MS in Electrical Engineering (EE) at FAU/COECS (click here)
    • BE in ECET at MDC to MS in Computer Engineering (CE) at FAU/COECS (click here)
    • BS in ECET at MDC to MS in Biomedical Engineering (BioMedEng) at FAU/COECS (click here)
    • BS in Information Systems Technology (IST) or BS in Data Analytics (DA) at MDC to MS in Information Technology and Management (ITM) at FAU/COECS (click here)
    • BS in DA at MDC to MS in Artificial Intelligence (AI) at FAU/COECS (click here)
How Long Does the Program Take to Complete

Students need to complete at least 30 credits for both thesis and non-thesis options of the Master’s program. The students are able to finish the Master’s program within one year if they are enrolled as a full-time student.


FAU Program Coordinator
Jean Mangiaracina