Minimum Qualifications


  • Undergraduate degree in computer science, computer engineering, or another related technical field
  • Undergraduate coursework in data structures and computer programming
  • GPA of 3.0 or higher (on a 4-point scale)
  • GRE General Test no more than five years old (neither GMAT nor the GRE Subject Test is accepted)
  • TOEFL or IELTS test no more than two years old for applicants whose native language/mother tongue is not English


  • Experience programming both in C and an object-oriented programming language (C++ or Java)
  • Two or more years of relevant work experience

Submission Package

The application submission package must include the material listed below. For details regarding this material, go to Application Details.

To be considered for admission, you must submit the following documents:

  • A completed Online Application Form
  • Unofficial transcripts should be uploaded to the online application. Applicants should not upload WES reports; they are not accepted unless requested and will be deleted if uploaded. Admitted applicants who accept enrollment must be prepared to show Proof of Graduation from their undergraduate program. Proof includes final official transcripts and degree certificate and/or diploma submitted no later than the end of July in the manner requested by the INI. Proof of graduation is a condition of enrollment. Submission of an application serves as an agreement to meet this requirement. Failure to submit proof of graduation can result in termination of enrollment.
  • Applicants should not upload WES reports. They are not accepted unless requested by the INI.
  • Three letters of recommendation (online only)
  • Official GRE General Test scores
  • Official TOEFL scores for applicants whose native language/mother tongue is not English


If you have any questions or need help:

Information Networking Institute
Phone: (412) 268-7195
Fax:     (412) 268-7196