The Master of Science Professional is a degree program that offers possibilities for a wide range of prospective students. It emphasizes project-based and curriclum-driven learning and is targeted for working engineers and undergraduates considering a career in industry. This program offers courses in five focus areas, including a flex option that allows students to combine courses across the academic spectrum to meet their specific needs. These focus areas include the following options:
MS Professional Degree Requirements
The only focus area that has specific course requirements is Design. Students interested in pursuing the other focus areas can enroll in any combination of coursework they would like. All MS Professional students must complete the following requirements to be eligible for graduation.
What about a thesis?
Master of Science Professional degree students do not complete a thesis and instead pursue coursework or project-based learning opportunities. While a thesis is not required, we offer a thesis program if you would like to complete one. For more information, visit the Master of Science Thesis page.