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Master of Science - Interdisciplinary

A master's in engineering enables you to add specialized expertise and knowledge to your qualifications that can take your career to new heights. There is no preset plan of study for MS students. Instead, you will work with your faculty advisory committee to develop a plan of study that fits your overall goals. In addition, we can work with you to define an Area of Specialization within the online master of engineering degree program tailored to meet your specific goals and align with your company's strategic mission. This master of science engineering degree flexibility ensures a relevant, up-to-date educational experience.

Online Engineering Specializations are offered in these areas:
Degree Objectives
Flexibility to customize the MS is the defining element of the online program and is what makes it such a close match to the interdisciplinary environment in today’s working world. Through a faculty advisory committee, coursework is personally customized for you to best match your desired outcomes

Admission Requirements
You must already hold an undergraduate degree from a field closely related to engineering such as computer science, mathematics or physics. You must be admitted to the College of Engineering distance program.

Graduation Requirements
Both thesis and non-thesis online degree options are available and require a minimum of 30 credit hours of coursework, or a total of 10 courses. You may take up to 12 credits outside of engineering; 18 credits must be in engineering. In the thesis option, nine credits of online coursework are given for the thesis research.

Delivery Format Options
Online master of science engineering program classes are made available primarily through streaming video over the Internet and downloadable MPEG-4 files.

Program Curriculum
During your first semester as an admitted master of engineering student, you will work with a faculty committee to help you design a plan of study tailored just for you. Or you can choose from several approved specialization areas as listed above.
View a sample plan of study. pdf

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