Apply to Our Programs

PICS offers both an M.S. in Scientific Computing and a Certificate in Advanced Scientific Computing. The certificate is only available to current graduate students at the University of Pennsylvania. Current undergraduate students can also choose to become an Accelerated Master’s student in SCMP.

Apply for the M.S. in Scientific Computing

The deadline for applying for the SCMP program for 2023-2024 is February 1st, 2023. You should hear back by April 1st, 2023.

Apply for the Certificate Program

You must be a Penn graduate student to apply for the certificate program. Please fill out the following form and email it to Julia Esposito at

Apply to be an Accelerated Master’s Student

There are two options for accelerated master’s students. If you are already a Penn student, please follow the link below for more information on the Accelerated Master’s program.

If you are not a Penn student but are a student from Bryn Mawr College, Haverford College, or LaSalle University, you can apply for our 4+1 Accelerated Master’s program.