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Engineering Degree Programs

Graduate Programs

Research-oriented master of science (M.S.) and doctor of philosophy (Ph.D.) degrees are offered through the Graduate School and hosted by the academic departments of the School of Engineering. Cross-disciplinary research areas of expertise can be found here.

The master of engineering (M.Eng.) degree is an advanced professional degree awarded by the School of Engineering and especially designed for engineering practitioners who may prefer to work while doing professional study. It is also suitable for individuals who apply directly from undergraduate school -- but the thrust of the program is toward professional practice in engineering rather than research or teaching. Master of Engineering degrees are available in the following disciplines:

 Undergraduate Programs

The  bachelor of engineering  is offered in the programs shown below. The B.E. degree requirements vary from 125 to 128 semester hours. The bachelor of science is offered in the programs shown below and requires a minimum of 120 semester hours and typically has more flexibility in elective choice than B.E. programs.

 Departments and Programs

A full list of all engineering degrees offered by Vanderbilt is below:

Biomedical Engineering (Dept.)

          B.E., M.Eng., M.S., Ph.D. in biomedical engineering

Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering (Dept.)

          B.E., M.Eng., M.S., Ph.D. in chemical engineering

Civil and Environmental Engineering (Dept.)

          B.E., M.Eng., M.S., Ph.D. in civil engineering
          M.Eng. in civil engineering (construction management)
          M.Eng., M.S., Ph.D. in environmental engineering

Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (Dept.)

          B.E., M.Eng., M.S., Ph.D. in electrical engineering
          B.E. in computer engineering
          B.S., M.S., Ph.D. in computer science

General Engineering (Division)

          B.S. in engineering science

Mechanical Engineering (Dept.)

          B.E., M.Eng., M.S., Ph.D. in mechanical engineering

Interdisciplinary Materials Science (Grad. Program)

          M.S., Ph.D. in materials science

Cyber-Physical Systems (Grad. Program)

          M.Eng. in cyber-physical systems


Bachelor of engineering degree programs in biomedical engineering, chemical engineering, civil engineering, computer engineering, electrical engineering and mechanical engineering are accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, www.abet.org.

The bachelor of science degree in computer science is accredited by the Computing Accreditation Commission of ABET, www.abet.org.