BS/MS Program

The combined BS/MS and degree program allows qualified students to double-count technical elective credit hours to both their BS and master’s degree in ECE at UF. Students in the combined degree program can begin graduate course work in their senior year. This program is only available to current UF students. Please note that graduate courses taken before admission to the BS/MS program can not be counted towards the MS degree.

The following documents are required as part of the application and review process:

  • Unofficial undergraduate transcripts
  • GRE test score
  • CV/resume

To be eligible for the combined degree program, students must satisfy the following minimum criteria:

  • Must have two semesters left as an undergraduate before beginning the BS/MS program.
  • Must have a quantitative and verbal GRE score of 310 or higher and an analytical writing score of 3.5 or higher.
  • Must have an upper division GPA of at least 3.3.

To start your application to the combined degree program, email Graduate the Admissions Coordinator  at Please include the following information in the body of your email:

  • UFID
  • Full Name
  • Date of Birth
  • Gender
  • Email address
  • Unofficial undergraduate transcripts
  • CV/Resume

Do not fill out the UF Graduate Admission application at this time! Once the information requested is received, an email with further instructions will be sent to you.

Application Deadlines

For Spring Admission September 1
For Fall Admission April 1

Students will be notified via email regarding the admission decision. Once admitted, BS/MS students will be sorted into one of two tracks:

  • Honors Track: The Honors Track is for those students whose upper division grade point average is 3.3 or higher. It allows double-counting of 6 graduate credit hours for the bachelor’s and master’s degrees.
  • High Honors Track: The High Honors Track is for those students whose upper division grade point average is 3.6 or higher. It allows double-counting of 12 graduate credit hours for the bachelor’s and master’s degrees.

All double-counted credit hours must be 5000- or 6000-level electrical engineering courses with a grade of B or higher. These may be double-counted for credit as electrical engineering undergraduate technical electives and towards a master’s degree credit requirement. The selection of courses must be approved by the ECE Student Services Office advisors.

In the semester the student graduates with his/her undergraduate degree; the student must complete the UF Graduate School application and submit the $30 application fee. Students should not submit statements of purpose or letters of recommendation through the UF application. Students are required to submit an official GRE test score. Official GRE score reports can be sent directly from ETS using UF Code 5812. Please do not send hard copies of any admissions materials to the ECE Department or ECE Student Services Office.