iCons Application

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The iCons program is a certificate program in interdisciplinary science and engineering open to first and second-year students with science-intensive majors, such as those in the College of Natural Sciences, the College of Engineering, the College of Information and Computer Sciences, the School of Nursing, the School of Public Health and Health Sciences, and the Bachelors Degree with Individual Concentration. If you have questions about your eligibility, please contact icons@cns.umass.edu.

iCons accepts 60 new students per cohort, which includes first and second-year students, and keeps a wait-list of applicants. Admission decisions are based primarily on answers to the essay questions on the application. Applicants may be asked to participate in a phone interview with a member of the volunteer recruitment committee.

Application deadline for Fall 2020: Tuesday, October 13, 2020

Acceptance notifications sent: Mid-November, 2020

Orientation for newly admitted cohort: TBD