1 Year MS

One-Year M.S. Programs

Intensive one-year, 30-credit M.S. programs, requiring the completion a total of 10 graduate courses, are offered in the following areas. These one-year programs will commence in the Fall semester and end in the summer of the following year. These programs are ideal for individuals with a bachelor's degree in engineering and computer science, who wish to go deeper into their field, and also for those already in the workforce who are interested in developing their expertise and expanding their career prospects.

M.S in Bioengineering
The Master of Science in Bioengineering program prepares graduates to work in manufacturing, universities, hospitals, research facilities of companies and educational and medical institutions, and government regulatory agencies. Bioengineering Department is recognized for transformational and innovate research, advanced teaching, and community outreach activities. The areas of strength in the department include tissue engineering, biomechanics, medical device/imaging, computational systems biology, and biomaterials. A Bachelor’s degree from a college or university recognized by a regional or general accrediting agency is required.

M.S. in Civil Engineering
One-year master’s degree program in Civil Engineering will give you a strong foundation with concentration in civil, architectural or environmental engineering. It will prepare you to apply your skills across a broad range of disciplines in industries and academia. Ideal candidates should possess a bachelor's degree from an accredited institution. Students in engineering, physical sciences or mathematics with a 2.9 grade-point average may be considered for admission.

M.S. in Computer Science
Students receiving the CS MS degree can find a job as a Software Engineer, Computer System Analyst, Network Analyst/Administrator, System Administrator, Database Administrator, Internet Systems Engineer, Web Page Designer, Web Engineer, Computer Games Developer and Cyber Security Specialist. The Computer Science Department has very strong programs in Artificial Intelligence, Cyber Security, Software Engineering, Computer & Network Security, Social Computing and Secure Software Engineering. In order to receive unconditional admission into the CS MS program, a student must have a 3.0 GPA or better and an undergraduate degree in Computer Science or a related discipline.

M.S. in Chemical Engineering
The program prepares students for further study at the doctoral level or for advanced work in the design of processes and equipment for large-scale manufacturing, production methods and byproducts treatment, and facility operations. Areas of strength include Thermodynamics and Molecular Computation, Catalysis and Reaction Engineering, Transport Processes, Polymers, Energy and Fuels, Environmental Chemical Engineering and Biological Engineering. Unconditional admission requires an engineering undergraduate degree from an ABET accredited Chemical Engineering program

M.S. in Electrical Engineering
Students earning this degree are in increasingly high demand by industry and government to be members of, or lead, design teams that research, develop and implement innovative solutions to some of today’s most challenging engineering problems in autonomous systems, computer engineering, communications, electronics, power, and data analytics.  The department’s faculty are actively contributing innovations in the areas of collaborative autonomous systems, nanoengineered materials and devices, high-speed RF electronics, miniature satellites, distributed power systems, signal processing, embedded systems, cyberphysical system security, and system verification and validation.  Students interested in this degree should have an undergraduate degree in electrical engineering, computer engineering, or a closely related engineering field from an accredited institution.

M.S. in Industrial and Systems Engineering
Industrial and Systems Engineers work in a variety of industries, including management, manufacturing, logistics, health systems, retail, service and ergonomics. The ISE department is recognized for innovative research, transformational teaching and learning, and impactful community engagement. The areas of strength in the department include advanced manufacturing, operation research, and human factors and ergonomics. A Bachelor’s degree from a college or university recognized by a regional or general accrediting agency is required.

M.S. in Mechanical Engineering
The MS students in the Mechanical Engineering Department are well placed in mechanical engineering industries, research agencies and faculty positions in universities and colleges. The expertise of Mechanical Engineering faculty members in the areas of mechanical systems and materials, energy and thermal-fluid sciences, and aerospace are nationally recognized in terms of their publications, funded projects, and engagements in professional societies. The Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering program is open to students with a Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering or a closely-related field from recognized institutions, with an overall GPA of 3.00 or better on a 4.0 scale. Additionally, for international student, it is necessary to document adequate proficiency in English.