Admission to ISAT

Southeastern Graduate School Admission Requirements

Students must meet the admissions standards of the Southeastern Louisiana University Graduate School. The application for admission
to the Graduate School can be found here.


ISAT Admission Requirements

Applicants to the ISAT program must have completed an undergraduate degree program
and have had at least 30 semester hours in any combination of chemistry, computer
science, industrial technology, mathematics, or physics.  In addition, applicants
to the ISAT program must have at least one of the following four items:

  1. a cumulative undergraduate GPA of at least 3.0;
  2. solid evidence of significant research work experience;
  3. at least one year of professional work experience; or
  4. a combined Verbal and Quantitative Score on the Graduate Record Exam of at least 280.


As part of the application process, applicants to the ISAT program must submit the

  • A letter of introduction stating the applicant’s research background, their ideas
    for research to perform during the ISAT program, and their plans to extend their work
    in the ISAT program to future endeavors. Students seeking assistantships should see
    the below paragraph on special requirements.
  • Three (3) letters of recommendation.  At least one of these three letters should attest
    to the applicant’s research abilities. 
  • Transcripts of all previous undergraduate and graduate work.


ISAT Graduate Assistantships

Any student who wishes to be considered for a graduate assistantship must contact
a faculty member  prior to applying to the graduate program. The candidate should introduce themselves
and their research interests to the faculty member, and work with that faculty member
to develop a potential MS project. Information on the superviser and potential project
should be included in the letter of introduction.

Applicants to the ISAT program who are seeking an ISAT Graduate Assistantship for
the Fall Semester should apply by March 31st of the same year.

Applicants to the ISAT program who are seeking an ISAT Graduate Assistantship for
the Spring Semester should apply by September 30th of the previous year..


Additional Southeastern Graduate Admission Information

Please go to the Southeastern Graduate School admissions page.