Requirements-Integrated Innovation - Carnegie Mellon University


All degrees offered at the Integrated Innovation Institute require the following components. Specific requirements for each campus are listed at the end of this list.

DecisionDesk Application Form & Non-Refundable Application Fee ($100)

The application fee can be paid by credit card through our online application system, hosted by DecisionDesk.

Official College Transcripts

Official transcripts must arrive in a sealed envelope from the issuing institution, to be considered official. Please upload unofficial copies in your on-line application for the admissions committee to review. A final decision cannot be confirmed until after your official transcripts are received. If you are having difficulty obtaining official transcripts, please contact the Admissions Office for your program for an alternative official verification process using the original transcripts you were issued as a a student.

Transcript GPAs must be evaluated on a 4.0 GPA scale for the Admissions Committee to review. If your undergraduate or graduate institution did not calculate your GPA on a 4.0 scale, please contact World Education Service for an official transcript evaluation. The evaluated transcripts must be submitted directly from WES before the admissions committe will process your application.

GRE or GMAT Score Report

Applicants are required to take the GRE or GMAT exam and request an official GRE/GMAT score report be sent by ETS/GMAC directly to the Integrated Innovation Institute campuses. We also recommend that applicants upload an unofficial copy of these scores into their online application.

Pittsburgh Campuses Codes:

  • GRE: 0089
  • GMAT: 69H-J7-31

Silicon Valley Campus Codes:

  • GRE: 4024
  • GMAT: 69H-Z3-42.

The minimum GRE scores for Carnegie Mellon University are: Verbal (400 or 146 for new scoring system); Quantitative (500 or 144 for new scoring system). 

Software Management Part-time Applicants: You may petition to waive the GRE or GMAT requirement if you have already earned a qualifying graduate degree in the U.S. Waiver decisions are made by the admissions committee. If the waiver is approved, under certain circumstances we may require demonstration of necessary quantitative skills to succeed in the program.

TOEFL or IELTS Score Report

All applicants whose native language (mother tongue) is not English MUST provide TOEFL scores from tests taken within the last 1-3 years. Unofficial scores should be added to the online application and official copies sent directly to Carnegie Mellon.

Pittsburgh campuses

  • ETS Code: 5325

Silicon Valley campus

  • ETS Code: 5759

We require a minimum iBT score of 95 (with no sub-score below 23) to be considered for admission. Minimum subscores for reading, listening, speaking and writing = 23

*Part-time only: Petitions for waiver may be reviewed on a case-by-case basis by the admissions committee. Under certain circumstances we may require demonstration of necessary English communication skills to succeed in the program.


Applicants are required to submit a current resume in DecisionDesk describing their educational and professional background.

Degree Specific Requirements: Review the details below for more information about each of the following categories.

  • Statement of Purpose/Essay Questions
  • Letters of Recommendation
  • Video Interview
  • Portfolio

Pittsburgh Campus - Requirements

Silicon Valley Requirements