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Embrace Innovation
with an

Engineering Degree

from Vanderbilt School of Engineering

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The benefits of engineering impact nearly every industry. In fact, the work engineers do affects every facet of today’s modern world — from the transportation systems we use to the pharmaceuticals we consume, from the technology that fuels space exploration to the robotics that bring a new measure of safety to those working in high-risk environments.

At Vanderbilt University School of Engineering, we offer a variety of highly-respected, rigorous engineering degree programs including Master of Science (M.S.)Master of Engineering (M.Eng.) and Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) degrees designed for tomorrow’s engineering experts:
Biomedical Engineering

M.S., Ph.D. in biomedical engineering


Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering

M.S., Ph.D. in chemical engineering

Civil and Environmental Engineering

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


Computer Science

M.S., Ph.D.  in computer science

M.S. in computer science (online)

Cyber-Physical Systems

M.Eng. in cyber-physical systems

Electrical and Computer Engineering

M.S., Ph.D. in electrical engineering


Engineering Management (Online Graduate Program)

M.Eng. in engineering management


Interdisciplinary Materials Science

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


Mechanical Engineering

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


Risk, Reliability and Resilience Engineering

M.Eng. in risk, reliability and resilience engineering


Surgery and Intervention

M.Eng. in surgery and intervention

Interested in seeking a meaningful career in this mission-driven field?

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Different Types of Engineering for the Innovative Professional

There are several different types of engineering and increasing demand for innovative professionals in these diverse disciplines. Thus, a career in engineering is synonymous with steady job growth. Explore the different types of engineering, the types of careers in each discipline and what type of education you need to break into the field.

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Master of Engineering vs.
Master of Science:

Which Degree is
Right for Me?

Are you interested in furthering your career in the expansive field of engineering, but need help determining which graduate degree is right for you? Those interested in pursuing a master’s degree in engineering face the choice between two different degree paths: earning a master of engineering or a master of science.

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Looking for additional opportunities to explore the field? Check out some of our most recent blog posts:

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At Vanderbilt School of Engineering, we are committed to answering your questions and preparing you to obtain the right graduate engineering degree. Connect with our graduate recruiter, Gabriel Luis, to learn more.

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