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Earn your master's degree at WashU

The master’s programs at the McKelvey School of Engineering will give you the knowledge and skills you need to become a leader in your field. We offer more than 20 different academic programs, including full-time and part-time options.

Earn your master's degree at WashU

Master's programs

Our accomplished faculty will ensure you graduate with the technical skills and theoretical knowledge you need to succeed. Graduates go on to work for some of the nation’s most prestigious companies and institutions, including Lockheed Martin, Facebook, Google and Microsoft. Learn more about our academics, and, when you’re ready, request information about
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How much more expensive are other cities?

Compared to other major cities, you will be able to pursue your professional goals without getting bogged down by the demands of everyday life. 

We also offer a number of Master's fellowships & research assistantships to invest in graduate students and their contributions to advancing our research.

Available opportunities
San Francisco, CA - 117% ↑
Seattle, WA - 77% ↑
Boston, MA - 77% ↑
Chicago, IL - 41% ↑
Houston, TX - 7% ↑

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Student Profiles

Take a look inside our labs and facilities

Testing drones in Shen Zeng's lab

The Master of Science in Energy, Environmental & Chemical Engineering empowers students to embark on successful careers in diverse industries.

Tour McKelvey Hall, home of the CSE department

Master's programs in engineering