Degree Programs

Each degree is suited towards different career goals. Please review all your options before choosing which one to apply to.

PhD

Doctor of Philosophy

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MS

Master of Science

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MEng

Master of Engineering

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Curriculum:

Research degree comprised of advanced technical coursework and or a doctorate (PhD) in a chosen discipline.

Curriculum:

Research degree comprised of advanced technical coursework and a thesis (MS) in a chosen discipline.

Curriculum:

Non-thesis degree comprised of strong technical and business coursework. Requires an internship & applied research experience.

Professional Interests:

Research or technology development in academia, industry, or government.

Professional Interests:

Research or technology development in industry or government.

Professional Interests:

Product design, product development, and innovation in industry

Duration:

Average is 4.5 years

Duration:

1.5 - 2 years

Duration:

1.5 - 2 years

Ideal Candidates are:
  • Interested in leading specialized research efforts in academia, industry or a government lab
  • Motivated to publish peer-reviewed research with faculty advisers
  • Prepared to present research efforts to professional and technical societies at conferences
  • Interested in careers that focus on research and technology development
  • Willing to work in a highly collaborative, interdisciplinary environment

 

Ideal Candidates:
  • Seeking a career in a research environment or want to use a master's program as preparation to apply for a doctoral program
  • Interested in working in areas such as technology development and product design
  • Willing to work in interdisciplinary research groups to gain practical research skills
  • Interested in co-authoring published research and presenting to professional peers

 

Ideal Candidates:
  • Early career technical professionals pursuing a practice-oriented degree in industry
  • Interested in product development, engineering support and technology innovation
  • Interested in a curriculum that encompasses strong technical depth supplemented with core business fundamentals
  • Willing to gain real world experience through an internship or applied research experience
  • Interested in a non-thesis master's program

 

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MS
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MEng
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