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We offer 3 master's program options in 10+ areas of study—customize your path to meet your career goals!

Why Duke?

  • Personalized mentorship from faculty ranked among top 10 in the U.S. for research productivity
  • Extensive interdisciplinary ties across Duke—one of the world’s leading universities
  • Dedicated career services
  • Strong support for entrepreneurial interests
  • Welcoming, close-knit community
  • Low cost of living in an area ranked one of America’s Best Places to Live

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Wankun Zhu

"The programming courses I took at Duke gave me broader options with my career choices."

Wankun Zhu
Software Engineer, Google

Areas of Study

Biomedical Engineering

Civil Engineering

Computational Mechanics & Scientific Computing

Electrical & Computer Engineering

Engineering Management

Environmental Engineering

Financial Technology

Materials Science & Engineering

Mechanical Engineering

Photonics & Optical Sciences

Risk Engineering

Flexible Degree Options

Master of Science (MS)

In-depth engineering program with thesis or research project—ideal for students interested in tech careers or doctoral study

Master of Engineering (MEng)

Focused engineering studies with business coursework and internship—ideal for students who want to advance in industry careers

Master of Engineering Management

Combines business courses and technical studies with internship and workshops to produce tech-industry leaders and managers. Campus and online options available!

Yaying Feng

"My MS studies at Duke gave me opportunities to try my hand at different research paths, and it gave me time to make my decisions for my future. I graduated equipped with necessary skillsets to advance in mechanical engineering."

Wankun Zhu
Doctoral Student, Duke

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