Carnegie Mellon University Rwanda (CMUR) Concentrations

Carnegie Mellon University Rwanda (CMUR) Concentrations


A concentration is meant to help students who are interested in a specific skill by giving them guidance when they select courses and to signal to potential employers that a student has a more in-depth skill-set in a particular area. Learn more about the exciting options available to you by reading about the specific CMU-Africa concentrations on the pages in this section at the links below.

Concentrations details

CMU-Africa concentrations are open to both MSIT and MSECE students. Concentrations are not mentioned on degree certificates, but CMU-Africa uses them to refer students to employers who require specific skills.

a. Each concentration has specific course requirements, but all require completing 48 units.

b. A course can only be applied towards one concentration although a course may be listed in the definition of multiple concentrations.

c. Independent study and research project courses may not be counted towards the concentration.

d. Students must achieve a B average or better in all 48 units of the concentration courses.

e. Concentrations are documented via the Concentration Declaration Form.

Students can strengthen their concentration knowledge by selecting an internship, practicum, and/or research in the same area as their concentration.

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