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Instituto Tecnológico de Santo Domingo

Master of Engineering Sciences in Geotechnics

Master of Engineering Sciences in Geotechnics
  • Presentation

    Why the Master of Engineering Sciences in Geotechnics?

    The Master of Science in Geotechnical Engineering aims at specialized training of professionals based on deepening knowledge alluding to the principles of this discipline, in intimate relationship with buildings and in general, with civil works. The practical profile of this program is aimed at addressing geotechnical methods and applications focused on the resolution of geological problems associated with the project, construction and exploitation of engineering works, as well as the minimization and prevention of geological hazards.

  • Goals

    The Master of Science in Geotechnical Engineering Instituto Tecnológico de Santo Domingo Its general purpose is: To train a trained specialist for the confrontation and successful solution of various geotechnical problems, as well as for the realization of specialized research oriented to the development of this science with high scientific-technical rigor.
  • Main and complementary area of ​​study

    It is a specialized program aimed primarily at professionals in the engineering and related careers sector, whose purpose is to increase their skills, and provide them with solid theoretical and practical knowledge through the interaction between geology and geotechnics applied to civil works; This represents a great opportunity for improvement for training professionals.
  • Participant profile

    The Master's Program in Geotechnical Engineering Sciences is aimed at university professionals with previous training in engineering sciences or graduates in related careers, such as Civil, Geological, Geophysical, Mining Mechanics Engineers; or whose titles are inserted or linked to the field of Geology, Architecture and Construction, issued by recognized universities. Such requirement is not limiting, and the entrance of professionals with related careers can be evaluated after the approval of the Postgraduate Council of the Engineering Area, after demonstrating the need to pursue the program due to professional labor requirements.

  • Graduate profile

    The graduate of the Master's Program in Geotechnical Engineering Sciences of INTEC is a professional with a high degree of sensitivity and social responsibility, great work ethic, with a solid training for analysis and, with emphasis on the orientation towards the solution of geotechnical problems.

    This program has focused on developing a professional with a solid training towards research that will allow you to face complex structural problems and solve them successfully. .

  • Admission requirements

    Dominican graduate of Dominican university

    • Admission request
    • Photocopy of the identity card of both sides.
    • Certification and copy of university degree legalized by the Ministry of Higher Education, Science and Technology MESCyT. 
    • Certification and record of original university notes legalized by the Ministry of Higher Education, Science and Technology MESCyT. 
    • Medical certificate for academic purposes (with the name as it is on the identity card)
    • Two front photos 2x2.
    • Receipt of Payment of the right to admission (non-refundable)
    • Original birth certificate, certified and legalized.
    • An academic recommendation letter issued by the university of origin or a job recommendation letter, in both cases must be on a sheet stamped and stamped by the issuing institution (only applicable for research-oriented master's degrees).  
    • Essay with motivations to enter the program, minimum 1 page (only applies for research-oriented masters).  
    • PAEP test payment (exonerated presenting the original Master's degree)
    • PAEP test registration
    • Interview with the coordination of the program to which it applies

    Dominican graduate of foreign university

    • Admission request
    • Photocopy of the identity card of both sides.
    • Photocopy university degree apostilled / legalized Dominican Consulate and Chancery in the Dominican Republic and legalized by the Ministry of Higher Education, Science and Technology MESCyT. See "Important Notes" at the bottom of the page
    • Record of original university notes apostilled / legalized Dominican Consulate and Chancellery in the Dominican Republic and legalized by the Ministry of Higher Education, Science and Technology MESCyT. See "Important Notes" at the bottom of the page
    • Medical certificate for academic purposes (with the name as it is on the identity card)
    • Two front photos 2x2.
    • Receipt of Payment of the right to admission (non-refundable)
    • Original birth certificate, certified and legalized.
    • An academic recommendation letter issued by the university of origin or a job recommendation letter, in both cases must be on a sheet stamped and stamped by the issuing institution (only applicable for research-oriented master's degrees).  
    • Essay with motivations to enter the program, minimum 1 page (only applies for research-oriented masters).  
    • PAEP test payment (exonerated presenting the original Master's degree)
    • PAEP test registration
    • Interview with the coordination of the program to which it applies

    Important notes

    - Documents that are not in Spanish must be translated.
    Legalizations
    • Member countries of the Hague Convention: If the country of emission belongs to the Hague Convention, it must make the apostille of the documents and their translations into Spanish in the competent institution of that country.
    • Countries that do NOT belong to the Hague Convention: If the country of issue is NOT within the Hague Convention, you must legalize the documents and their Spanish translations at the Dominican Consulate / Embassy of the country where they were issued and then by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in the Dominican Republic.
    • If the translation is done in the Dominican Republic, it must be done by a judicial interpreter and legalized in the Attorney General Office of the Dominican Republic.

    Graduated from INTEC

    • Photocopy of the identity card of both sides.
    • Medical certificate for academic purposes (with the name as it is on the identity card)
    • Receipt of Payment of the right to admission (non-refundable)
    • Two front photos 2x2.
    • PAEP test payment (exonerated presenting the original Master's degree)
    • PAEP test registration
    • Interview with the coordination of the program to which it applies

    Foreigner graduated from a foreign university

    • Admission request
    • Photocopy passport.
    • Photocopy university degree apostilled / legalized Dominican Consulate and Chancery in the Dominican Republic and legalized by the Ministry of Higher Education, Science and Technology MESCyT. See "Important Notes" at the bottom of the page
    • Record of original university notes apostilled / legalized Dominican Consulate and Chancellery in the Dominican Republic and legalized by the Ministry of Higher Education, Science and Technology MESCyT. See "Important Notes" at the bottom of the page
    • Medical certificate for academic purposes (with the name as it is on the identity card)
    • Two front photos 2x2.
    • Receipt of Payment of the right to admission (non-refundable)
    • Original birth certificate apostilled / legalized Dominican Consulate and Chancellery in the Dominican Republic See "Important Notes" at the bottom of the page
    • An academic recommendation letter issued by the university of origin or a job recommendation letter, in both cases must be on a sheet stamped and stamped by the issuing institution (only applicable for research-oriented master's degrees).  
    • Essay with motivations to enter the program, minimum 1 page (only applies for research-oriented masters).  
    • PAEP test payment (exonerated presenting the original Master's degree)
    • PAEP test registration
    • Interview with the coordination of the program to which it applies

    Important notes

    - Documents that are not in Spanish must be translated.
    Legalizations
    • Member countries of the Hague Convention: If the country of emission belongs to the Hague Convention, it must make the apostille of the documents and their translations into Spanish in the competent institution of that country.
    • Countries that do NOT belong to the Hague Convention: If the country of issue is NOT within the Hague Convention, you must legalize the documents and their Spanish translations at the Dominican Consulate / Embassy of the country where they were issued and then by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in the Dominican Republic.
    • If the translation is done in the Dominican Republic, it must be done by a judicial interpreter and legalized in the Attorney General Office of the Dominican Republic.

    To apply for the tariff in Dominican pesos:
    • You can send a proof of residence issued by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MIREX) and that it shows that it is valid for 4 years or more.
    • Foreigners with Dominican parents, must deliver the original birth certificate of any of them.

    Foreigner graduated from Dominican university

    • Admission request
    • Photocopy passport.
    • Certification and copy of university degree legalized by the Ministry of Higher Education, Science and Technology MESCyT. 
    • Certification and record of original university notes legalized by the Ministry of Higher Education, Science and Technology MESCyT. 
    • Medical certificate for academic purposes (with the name as it is on the identity card)
    • Two front photos 2x2.
    • Receipt of Payment of the right to admission (non-refundable)
    • Original birth certificate apostilled / legalized Dominican Consulate and Chancellery in the Dominican Republic. See "Important Notes" at the bottom of the page
    • An academic recommendation letter issued by the university of origin or a job recommendation letter, in both cases must be on a sheet stamped and stamped by the issuing institution (only applicable for research-oriented master's degrees).  
    • Essay with motivations to enter the program, minimum 1 page (only applies for research-oriented masters).  
    • PAEP test payment (exonerated presenting the original Master's degree)
    • PAEP test registration
    • Interview with the coordination of the program to which it applies

    Important notes

    - Documents that are not in Spanish must be translated.
    Legalizations
    • Member countries of the Hague Convention: If the country of emission belongs to the Hague Convention, it must make the apostille of the documents and their translations into Spanish in the competent institution of that country.
    • Countries that do NOT belong to the Hague Convention: If the country of issue is NOT within the Hague Convention, you must legalize the documents and their Spanish translations at the Dominican Consulate / Embassy of the country where they were issued and then by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in the Dominican Republic.
    • If the translation is done in the Dominican Republic, it must be done by a judicial interpreter and legalized in the Attorney General Office of the Dominican Republic.

    To apply for the tariff in Dominican pesos:
    • You can send a proof of residence issued by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MIREX) and that it shows that it is valid for 4 years or more.
    • Foreigners with Dominican parents, must deliver the original birth certificate of any of them.
  • Contact

    Coordinator:
    Marlene Perez
    Engineering Area
    809-567-9271 x.242
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    Postgraduate Promotion:
    809 567 9271 x.369
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Norberto José Rojas Mercedes

Level coordinator

Marlene Perez

Coordinator