You will need these documents to fill out our written application:

  • Unofficial transcript: You do not need a notarized official transcript from your university to apply. If you are in your final year of study towards a bachelor’s degree, please upload your unofficial transcripts up until the most recent semester. Upon admission to our programs, you will be requested to bring your official transcript to verify your credentials.
  • Statement of Purpose: This is an opportunity for you to tell the admissions team about yourself, explain why you want to join the MSIT/MSECE program and talk about your career goals. There is not word limit but be clear and concise. Please note that applicants who plagiarize will be blacklisted and cannot apply to CMU-Africa again in the future. 
  • An up-to-date CV: Upload concise document showing your professional and academic experiences to date.
  • Recommendations: Upload the contact information of three individuals who can provide the application team with a recommendation for you. Select people who know you well, for example a current/former professor, a supervisor at work, a community leader etc. You will not need letters of recommendation while applying—the application team will contact your references.
  • Upload a valid ID or passport

Need help with your application?

If are still working on your application and have questions, please contact the recruitment office.

If you have already submitted your application and have questions, please contact the admissions office.

You may also wish to refer to our Frequently Asked Questions