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?
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:
- On-Campus: MEng
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.
Additional Program Information
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