Graduate Admissions

The University of Cincinnati and College of Engineering and Applied Science are at the forefront of innovation in the 21st century. With the nation’s oldest cooperative education program, world-renowned faculty, state-of-the-art research facilities and a challenging, well-rounded curriculum, CEAS’s undergraduate program gives students the knowledge and skills to succeed in the engineering and technology field. 

Program Options

CEAS offers three types of graduate degrees:

  • Master of Engineering (MEng)
  • Master of Science (MS)
  • Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) 

As a graduate student at UC, you will join a diverse community of students enrolled at one of the nation's top public universities.

Master of Engineering (MEng)

The MEng degree appeals to students seeking to expand their skills for the technical workforce. Students in this program gain pragmatic skills and knowledge, focusing on direct industry application more than research. 

Master of Science (MS)

The MS degree appeals to students interested in research and greater depth in a particular engineering field. This degree culminates in a research experience and thesis, allowing students to go on to doctoral programs or occupations that require more specialized knowledge. 

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

We offer PhD degrees in each department.  Some programs offer a PhD degree post-bachelor’s degree and some post-master’s degree. Refer to the department web sites for program, course and department-specific offerings. 

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