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No application fee, and GRE is optional, for 2021 applicants

Applicant RequirEments

Master of Engineering Program

The Master of Engineering in AI for Product Innovation is designed to be accessible to participants from a variety of engineering and science backgrounds.  In addition to an undergraduate degree in science or engineering (or equivalent technical work experience), we require a minimum of one semester of programming (any language) and two semesters of calculus.

Graduate Certificate Program

Extensive programming experience is not required for students in the AI Foundations for Product Innovation Certificate program. Students should have a bachelor’s degree in engineering or science from an accredited institution.

Get Ready To Apply

Application Checklist

Application Fee US$75
  No Fee. Waived for 2021 Applicants -  you must request a fee waiver in the application
Documentation of your Bachelor's Degreein engineering or science from an accredited institution:

Transcripts   (or, for institutions not using a 4.0 system,  estimated GPA and grade scale)

Other Items:
  Short Answer Essays
  Three (3) Recommendations
  Video Introduction
International Applicants:
  English Language Testing official results (TOEFL or IELTS)
Optional for 2021 Applicants:
  Graduate Record Exam (GRE) official results, or equivalent exam


Master of Engineering and Graduate Certificate

For Application Round Applications Received by Receive Decision Notification by With Reply Required by
1 January 15 March 15 April 15
2 March 15 May 1 June 1
3 June 1 June 15 July 1

Begin Your Application

Through Duke's online Application Management System

First-time applicants will create a Duke OneLink account. Returning users can log in.

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Questions? Contact our Admissions Team at

Important notice to applicants from countries other than the United States of America:

Applications from international students to the on-campus Artificial Intelligence for Product Innovation Master of Engineering program will be accepted pending approval of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. Duke is accepting applications from international students to the online Artificial Intelligence for Product Innovation certificate and Master of Engineering programs.