4+1: BSE+Master's Degree Program

Complete a bachelor's degree and a master's degree in 5 years

Employers recognize the value of master's-level education—and through Duke's 4+1 Program, you complete your engineering bachelor's degree and a master's degree in as little as five years total.

This option is available in every Duke engineering master's degree program, including:

  • Master of Science (MS)
  • Master of Engineering (MEng)
  • Master of Engineering Management (MEM)

And, in the Master of Science in the University Program in Materials Science & Engineering.

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Rachel Fleming

"Duke's 4+1 program was the perfect opportunity for me to earn my master’s degree."


Rachel Fleming
BSE'12, MEng'13
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Participating Master's Programs

Master of Engineering (MEng)

  • AI for Product Innovation (AIPI)
  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Computational Mechanics & Scientific Computing
  • Cybersecurity
  • Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • Environmental Engineering
  • Financial Technology (FinTech)
  • Materials Science & Engineering (through Duke MEMS)
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Photonics
  • Risk Engineering

More about MEng

Master of Engineering Management (MEM)

  • Career-focused technical electives
  • Business and management courses
  • Internship

More about MEM

Master of Science (MS)

More about MS


How it Works

Your director of undergraduate studies works with you to develop your personal academic plan—four years as an undergraduate, and one year of graduate study.


Contact Master's Admissions

Susan BrownSusan Brown

Assistant Director of Master's Admissions
susan.brown@duke.edu