Master's Degrees

Consider your goals, and compare our master's degree options

  • Master of Science

Specialized technical education plus research and thesis opportunities
Prepares you for an industry career or entry into a PhD program

  • Master of Engineering

Specialized technical education plus core industry preparation courses and an internship
Excellent for students interested in leadership roles in industry

Compare Side-by-Side

Degree Program  Master of Science
(MS)
Master of Engineering
(MEng)
Duration 3 semesters 3 semesters
Credits 30 30

 

Special Features

Three capstone options:
  • Research thesis
  • Research project
  • Coursework-only
Two core business courses:
  • Business Fundamentals for Engineers
  • Management of High-Tech Industries

Plus, a required internship or equivalent project

Average Scores of Enrolled Students
  • GRE Q: 169
  • GRE V: 156
  • GPA: 3.6

(Minimum required GPA: 3.2)

  • GRE Q: 165
  • GRE V: 156
  • GPA: 3.5 
Tuition and fees

See gradschool.duke.edu »

See meng.pratt.duke.edu »

 

Application Deadlines

Fall:

  • Guaranteed review: Jan. 1
  • Review based upon space availability: Jan. 2-Feb. 29
Fall:
  • Round 1: Jan. 15
  • Round 2: March 15
  • Round 3: June 1
    (US citizens & perm. residents only)

Spring:

  • No applications accepted for spring admission
Spring:

 

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