Purdue Engineering Professional Master's Programs

The engineering master's programs are designed for early-career engineers, students who have recently completed a bachelor's degree, and working professionals. They are an attractive option for engineers who want an advanced degree but prefer an alternative to traditional master's degrees in engineering. Most degrees can be completed within one academic year.

In addition to deepening students' engineering skills, we provide opportunities to learn, perform and network in a business environment. Upon completing the program, our graduates will be prepared for leadership positions in industry and government on a local, regional, national and international level. All programs incorporate a professional skills or competencies component, such as management, supervision, leadership and entrepreneurship.

Industry research shows that one-third of all engineers are promoted to management positions before having the proper management skills, which puts our master's program graduates in high demand. Our alumni are equipped with the skills and experience companies need, and they come with Purdue's established global reputation. Purdue Engineering graduate programs are ranked No. 8 in the nation by U.S. News & World Report.


Programs are now accepting applications for Fall 2019

Student Testimonials

Anusha Addanki
"The classes I took were an amazing combination of core chemical engineering, pharmaceutical engineering and management. I found the program quite intense and invigorating, and I would highly recommend it."
— Anusha Addanki
     Chemical Engineering Professional MS Program (’17)
     BiOWiSH Technologies, Process Engineer

"The program has given me the confidence to join existing projects, meet the other players, and quickly assume critical responsibilities. While every project is a team effort, understanding each other’s roles and how the design team operates is key to success in this industry."
— Zach Nichols
     Engineering Management Program (’18)
     Mussett, Nicholas & Associates, Mechanical Engineer
Zach Nichols

Tamara Mamon
"The accounting, marketing and operations management courses you take in this program allow you to become well-versed in critical areas that directly impact the financial bottom line of a business. The management courses challenge you to think in a different mindset beyond the typical engineering comfort zone of equations and numbers."
— Tamara Mamon
     Engineering Management Program (’17)
     Contech Engineered Solutions, Sales Engineer Associate

"Being able to choose courses from the Engineering curriculum allowed me to develop technical skills tailored to what I wanted to do in my career. Taking the management classes helped me in networking and in communicating effectively with coworkers."
— David Tang
     Engineering Management Program (’17)
     Ford Motor Company, Central Software Engineer
David Tang

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