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Master's Degree Programs

At Duke, you'll join highly regarded programs ranked among the very best, experience a unique mix of interdisciplinary opportunities and flexible curriculums, and prepare for leadership in industry or academia


Master's Degrees We Offer

Master of Science (MS)

An advanced engineering degree with a thesis or research project. Browse our areas of study »

Master of Engineering (MEng)

An advanced engineering degree that includes business coursework, hands-on capstone project and an internship. More at meng.duke.edu »

Master of Engineering Management (MEM)

A tech-savvy alternative to the MBA. More at memp.pratt.duke.edu »


Areas of Master's Study at Duke

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AI for Product Innovation

Artificial Intelligence for Product Innovation Master of Engineering (MEng)

Available on-campus or online

  • Industry preparation courses focused on the management of high-tech industries and business fundamentals taught by Duke engineering, economics and business faculty
  • Technical core courses in sourcing data for analytics, modeling process, algorithms, applying AI in practice, building products using Deep Learning
  • Elective courses focused on industries—health care, biotech, energy, infrastructure, industrial products, systems
  • Professional development courses examine legal, societal and ethical implications of AI
  • Online students attend two week-long residencies on the Duke campus
  • Capstone project—work on a real-world problem or opportunity for an industrial company sponsor

More at ai.meng.duke.edu »

Cybersecurity

Cybersecurity Master of Engineering (MEng)

Available on-campus or online

  • Industry preparation courses focused on the management of high-tech industries and business fundamentals taught by Duke engineering, economics and business faculty
  • Technical core courses in cybersecurity, including legal, ethical and privacy considerations
  • Cybersecurity elective courses—Choose from Technology or Technology Management tracks
  • On-campus students attend three seminar series
  • Online students attend three week-long residencies on the Duke campus
  • Internship or project

More at cybersecurity.meng.duke.edu »

Engineering Management

Master of Engineering Management (MEM)

Available on-campus or online

U.S. News ranked: #2 online graduate program in engineering management

  • Core management courses
  • Technical electives from Duke's professional schools of engineering, business, law and the environment
  • Focused study tracks in areas like data science & machine learning and entrepreneurship
  • Seminar series
  • Interactive workshops
  • Internship requirement
  • Online students attend three week-long residencies on the Duke campus

More at memp.pratt.duke.edu »

Financial Technology (FinTech)

Financial Technology Master of Engineering (MEng)

Available on-campus or online

  • Technical electives and business courses focused on financial technology innovation taught by Duke engineering, economics, business and law faculty
  • Choose from Technology or Technology Management study tracks
  • Internship requirement
  • Online students attend three week-long residencies on the Duke campus

More at fintech.meng.duke.edu »

Materials Science and Engineering