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How to Apply

Thank you for considering the M.E.T. program for your next big academic and entrepreneurial step. You may want to begin by watching our informative Freshman Admissions webinar below.

Once you’re ready to apply:

  1. Begin with a visit to admissions.berkeley.edu to become familiar with admission requirements and the selection process. From there, you can launch your UC application.
  2. Then, visit the admissions pages of the College of Engineering and the Haas School of Business to learn what we’re looking for in applicants. Think about how your achievements and personal qualities position you for success in the M.E.T. program.
  3. Read about the additional M.E.T.-specific admissions requirements below.

Berkeley M.E.T. Info Session

Join us to learn about the Management, Entrepreneurship, & Technology program in the College of Engineering and the Haas School of Business at UC Berkeley. We will provide an overview of the incoming freshman admissions process for high school students and for anyone else interested in learning more about Berkeley M.E.T.

Tuesday, October 18, 4–4:45 p.m. | Register here

Thursday, October 27, 12-12:45 p.m. | Register here

Freshman Admissions Webinar

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Additional M.E.T. Admissions Requirements

Select an Academic Track

Freshman applicants can earn simultaneous B.S. degrees in one of the following tracks:

  • Engineering Undeclared + Business
  • Bioengineering + Business
  • Civil Engineering + Business
  • Electrical Engineering & Computer Sciences + Business
  • Industrial Engineering & Operations Research + Business
  • Materials Science & Engineering + Business
  • Mechanical Engineering + Business

You must choose one of the seven M.E.T. engineering tracks under the College of Engineering or Berkeley-Haas. It doesn’t matter which college you select M.E.T. major offerings through – your selection will be captured.

Academics

Supplemental Essay

Once you submit your application, you’ll receive an additional email from UC Berkeley’s Office of Undergraduate Admissions asking you to write and submit a supplemental essay about your interest in M.E.T. Expect to receive this email 5-7 business days after submitting your UC application. From there, you’ll have until 11:59pm PST on December 16 to submit your supplemental essay. Failure to submit your essay by the deadline will remove you from consideration to the M.E.T. Program.

Applications for admission to M.E.T. are available beginning in October of the year prior to the year in which you’d enter UC Berkeley. The application filing period is October 1- November 30, and all applications must be submitted by November 30.

Video Essay

In some cases, additional information is needed, and you may receive a request to record a video essay. Video essay requests are by invitation only and will be requested starting in November. Videos must be submitted by 11:59 pm PST on January 13, 2023. It’s your responsibility to check your email inbox for information and if requested, be sure to submit your video essay by the deadline. Applicants who are selected for the M.E.T. program will be notified during February or March of the following year.

Student Voices

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  • There are so many challenges within the esports industry that are either tech or business related. You need technology advancements to push the boundaries of where esports can go, but you also need to find new marketing opportunities, like expanding into new demographics. The M.E.T. dual degree trained me for both.

    Lawrence Z.

    Former Finance & Operations Intern

    Immortals, LLC

    EECS + Business ’21

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    M.E.T. is a group of extremely hard-working and ambitious people, combined with an extraordinary entrepreneurial network. I want to create or join a startup, and one of the things that was really attractive about the program was that I could meet and learn from all these amazing entrepreneurs who have done exactly what I want to do.

    Louie M.

    Former Intern

    Area 1 Security

    EECS + Business ’21

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    We are a very cooperative and welcoming group. When you walk into the M.E.T. office, there are usually people working on projects together, and you can always ask someone to read over your essay or help you debug some code. Everyone is willing to help.

    Michelle L.

    Technology Investment Banking Analyst

    Morgan Stanley

    IEOR + Business ’21

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