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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

Earn your engineering master's degree at Duke.

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Master's Degrees in Engineering at Duke

Master of Science (MS)

An advanced engineering degree with a thesis or research project.

Master of Engineering (MEng)

An advanced engineering degree that includes business coursework, a hands-on capstone project, and an internship.

Master of Engineering Management (MEM)

A tech-savvy alternative to the MBA. Engineering Management integrates the technical knowledge of an engineer with the management and project management skills of a business leader. Our online MEM program is ranked #5 in the U.S. by U.S. News.

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Areas of Master's Study at Duke Engineering

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Degree Programs

Master of Science (MS) in:

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Master of Engineering (MEng) in:

Mechanical Engineering & Materials Science

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

Ranked #5 online master's in engineering management in the U.S.

Master of Engineering Management (MEM)

  • 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 »

Systems Engineering for Autonomy

Systems Engineering for Autonomy Master of Engineering (MEng)

Launching in Fall 2023

From transportation to health care, intelligent and autonomous systems are finding increased use across many industries.

Duke’s Systems Engineering for Autonomy Master of Engineering—launching for Fall 2023—will prepare you to be a leader in designing and building the intelligent and autonomous systems upon which our world increasingly relies.

More at sea.meng.duke.edu »

With the University Program in Materials Science & Engineering

Materials Science and Engineering

Master of Science (MS)

Duke's University Program in Materials Science and Engineering is a multidisciplinary graduate degree program that takes advantage of strengths across Duke

Many of the grand challenges that face society today require new and improved materials to help provide solutions, and this need is driving a resurgence in the importance and relevance of education and research in materials science and engineering (MSE).

More at dmi.duke.edu »