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Master's Degree Programs

A Duke degree prepares you for leadership in industry or academia

At Duke, you will be part of highly regarded programs that are ranked among the very best.

Our master's programs each offer a unique mix of interdisciplinary opportunities. Our departments offer flexible curriculums and study concentrations, allowing you to tailor your degree to your interests and your goals.

We have an excellent record of career placement. Most of our master's students enter an industry, working for leading firms or building their own startups. Also, many of our master's graduates enter elite PhD programs, including at Duke.

Duke Engineering — Highly Ranked

  • #1 in U.S. computer engineering research productivity
  • #4 in the U.S. in biomedical engineering
  • #6 in U.S. online Master's of Engineering Management program
  • #10 in U.S. in overall faculty scholarly productivity among U.S. engineering schools

Sources: U.S. News & World Report, Academic Analytics

Master's Degrees We Offer

Master of Science (MS)

An advanced engineering degree with a thesis or capstone project—solid preparation for industry or a PhD program.

Master of Engineering (MEng)

An advanced engineering degree that includes business coursework and an internship – excellent preparation for an industry career.

Master of Engineering Management (MEM)

A tech-savvy alternative to the MBA—with both a campus option, and an online option (with residency) ranked #6 in the U.S. More at »

4+1: BSE+Master's Degree Program

Complete an undergraduate and an MS, MEng or MEM degree in just five years. More » 

Master's Options By Area of Study

Find the Duke master's degree that fits your goals:

Biomedical Engineering

Civil and Environmental Engineering

Electrical and Computer Engineering

Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science

Engineering Management

Master of Engineering Management (MEM)

Offering both campus-based and online-plus-residency options

  • 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

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Financial Technology

Master of Engineering in Financial Technology (FinTech)

  • 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 tracks
  • Internship requirement

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