The master's of engineering (MEng) degree is a professional degree. The MEng is a coursework-only degree is designed for students who want to enhance their educational background, but are not interested in doing advanced research. The degree is flexible in that it allows students to gain either a greater depth or more breadth in professional skills. Students may even elect to take coursework in business, in addition to advanced engineering courses, that prepares them for careers in business or government. Are you ready?
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Engineers who enter the master's of engineering program have the opportunity to go beyond the discipline they graduated in and broaden their skills. Most students that graduate with a Master's degree enjoy increased salaries and better opportunities to move into management positions. The University offers degree tracks in:
Engineering Program Details
Learn more about the master's of engineering program at Michigan Tech. For international students, Master's of Engineering is a designated STEM program.
This master of engineering degree is intended to be a terminal professional degree where the candidate demonstrates advanced ability in coursework and with an advanced engineering design project, or practicum.
Coursework—The minimum coursework requirements are as follows:
|Total (minimum)||30 credits|
|5000–6000 series (minimum)||12 credits|
|3000–4000 level (maximum)||14 credits|
Master of Engineering Practicum—The practicum is an advanced independent study for students in the master of engineering program. The student in consultation with the advisor develops and executes a project demonstrating capabilities in problem solving, communication, and decision making. The practicum can be completed on campus or at the site of a Michigan Tech corporate partner. Students must submit a written report and make an oral presentation related to their project to their advisory committee. In some cases, the practicum may be waived with program approval.
Realize your career goals in a variety of engineering disciplines. Students in the Master's of Engineering program can choose from a broad spectrum of engineering applications. 30 credits (10 courses) can be completed in as few as five semesters.
For Michigan Tech students with a Bachelor's degree, fast-track your career or speed progress toward advanced studies through an online Accelerated Master's Program. The program allows you to earn both a Bachelor' and Master's in as few as five years.
This online Accelerated Master’s program allows you to count up to 6 approved credits towards both degrees. It is designed for highly motivated students who wish to enter a mid-level position in their careers after graduation or pursue doctoral studies. Set yourself up for success in an increasingly demanding job market with an online Accelerated Master’s from Michigan Tech.
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Sample Areas of Interest
Select areas of interest to help customize your master's of engineering MEng. Sample areas include:
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