Bridge Programs

PLACE offers customized Bridge Programs in collaboration with academic departments. Bridge Programs offer master’s level students an opportunity to begin studying an advanced degree while receiving extra support in key language and academic areas. Bridge Program students often begin their studies in a non-degree status while improving their English and core academic discipline skills before continuing in degree-status to earn their master’s degree. PLACE currently offers Bridge Programs in the following academic programs:

  • Master of Computer Information Systems (M.C.I.S.)
  • Master of Engineering (M.E.) in Civil and Environmental Engineering
  • Master of Arts (M.A.) in TESL/TEFL
  • Master of Finance (MFIN)

For more information on PLACE Bridge Programs, please fill out the application below or contact

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