Guide to Degrees & Certificates

The University of Colorado Boulder offers the following degrees and certificate options in engineering and applied science:

Degree BS MS ME BAM PhD Certificate Minor Distance 
Astrodynamics and Satellite Navigation Systems (graduate level)           C    
Aerospace Engineering Sciences BS MS   BAM PhD C   D
Applied Mathematics BS MS   BAM PhD      
Architectural Engineering BS MS   BAM PhD   M  
Biological Engineering   MS     PhD      
Biomedical Engineering BS MS     PhD C M  
Chemical & Biological Engineering BS     BAM        
Chemical Engineering BS MS ME BAM PhD      
Civil Engineering BS MS   BAM PhD   M  
Computer Science BA, BS MS ME BAM PhD   M D
Creative Technology & Design BS MS     PhD   M  
Electric Drivetrain Technology           C    
Electrical & Computer Engineering BS     BAM     M  
Electrical, Computer & Energy Engineering           C M  
Electrical Engineering BS MS ME BAM PhD C   D
Embedded Systems   MS ME     C    
Energy Engineering           C M  
Engineering Education (starts fall 2024)         PhD      
Engineering Entrepreneurship             M  
Engineering for Developing Communities (graduate level)           C    
Engineering Leadership (undergraduate level)           C    
Engineering Management     ME BAM     M D
Engineering Management in the Aerospace Industry (graduate level)           C   D
Engineering Physics BS     BAM        
Engineering, Ethics & Society (undergraduate level)           C    
Environmental Engineering BS MS   BAM PhD      
Global Engineering           C M  
Hypersonics (graduate level)           C    
Integrated Design Engineering BS              
International Engineering           C    
Leadership & Management (graduate level)           C   D
Materials Science & Engineering   MS   BAM PhD   M  
Mechanical Engineering BS MS ME BAM PhD      
Photonics   MS ME     C    
Power Electronics   MS       C    
Project Management (graduate level)           C   D
Quantum Engineering             M  
Radio Frequency Engineering for Aerospace (graduate level)           C   D
Remote Sensing (graduate level)           C    
Robotics (new as of fall 2023)   MS     PhD      
Satellite System Design           C    
Space Weather and Applications (graduate level)           C    
Systems & Signals             M  
Technology, Cybersecurity and Policy   MS   BAM        
Tunnel Engineering (graduate level, non-credit)           C   D
Water Engineering and Management (graduate level)   MS       C   D

(BS=Bachelor of Science, MS=Master of Science, ME=Master of Engineering, BAM=Bachelors+Accelerated Master's, PhD=Doctor of Philosophy, C=Certificate, D=Distance Education option for advanced degrees and certificates)

Please make sure to consult with your advisor to understand all options.