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Graduate degrees and programs

Advance your education at one of the premiere engineering colleges in the country.

The UW-Madison College of Engineering is among the nation’s best. Our graduate degrees and programs are highly ranked and our faculty are respected as leaders. Here you won’t just find classrooms and labs, you’ll find a welcoming community designed to support you, mentor you and help you excel in your chosen field of research. Get ready to make an impact both on campus and around the world.

Biomedical Engineering: Accelerated Program, MS

Type: Master’s Degrees

As a student in our accelerated, non-thesis program in biomedical engineering, you’ll take classes that deepen your knowledge of the engineering tools you need to solve problems in biology and medicine and further contribute in the workplace.

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Biomedical Engineering: Biomedical Innovation, Design, and Entrepreneurship, MS

Type: Master’s Degrees

As a student in our Biomedical Innovation, Design and Entrepreneurship accelerated program, you’ll engage in graduate-level, project-based experiences in design, prototyping and manufacturing.

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Biomedical Engineering, PhD

Type: Doctoral Degrees

As a PhD student in biomedical engineering, you’ll work alongside world-class faculty mentors and lead research that solves critical challenges in biology and medicine.

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Biomedical Engineering: Research, MS

Type: Master’s Degrees

As a master’s student in biomedical engineering, you’ll apply engineering tools in your research as you solve problems in biology and medicine.

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Capstone Certificate in Engine Design

Type: Capstone Certificates

Enhance your ability to lead engine development projects without interrupting your current job. Our Capstone Certificate in Engine Design was created for engineers who design and manufacture engines, and who want to take on advanced roles and responsibilities throughout the engine development process. This 100% online certificate program’s courses are problem-based and application-oriented so you learn skills you can use immediately.

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Capstone Certificate in Polymer Processing & Manufacturing

Type: Capstone Certificates

Designed for working professionals, this 100% online graduate-level certificate develops your understanding and skills in polymer fabrication. You’ll learn how to explain common synthetic strategies for fabrication and analyze outcomes of the materials. You’ll also learn how to evaluate issues within the manufacturing and processing of a material compound.

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Capstone Certificate in Power Conversion and Control

Type: Capstone Certificates

This 100% online capstone certificate provides you an opportunity to gain specialized expertise, including technical knowledge of power electronics, drives, and controls. The certificate also provides a stepping-stone if you’re hoping to apply for admission to our online Master of Science: Electrical Engineering option in power engineering.

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Capstone Certificate in Powertrain Electrification

Type: Capstone Certificates

Electrifying automotive powertrains has become the main technology path to enhance fuel economy and reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Our Powertrain Electrification Capstone is a fully online certificate program that deals with systems, components and their interactions. This program spans micro, mild, full and plugin hybrid vehicle architectures, with delineations for matching performance specifications and component sizing. You’ll immerse yourself in the fundamental characteristics of engines, transmission, batteries, motors, generators and power electronics such as inverters, DC-DC converters and on-board chargers.

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Chemical Engineering, PhD

Type: Doctoral Degrees

As a PhD student in our outstanding, collaborative department, you’ll engage in original problem-solving

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Civil and Environmental Engineering: Environmental Engineering, ME

Type: Master’s Degrees

This online program helps you develop a broad and deep understanding of environmental challenges and environmental engineering solutions for our most pressing problems.

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Civil and Environmental Engineering, PhD

Type: Doctoral Degrees

As a PhD student in civil and environmental engineering, you’ll not only advance your knowledge in your area of interest, but you’ll also enhance your teamwork abilities, communication, leadership, entrepreneurship, and creative research skills.

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