Prospective Master's Degree Programs

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Admissions for Master's Degree Programs (M.S. and M.Eng.) at the Jacobs School of Engineering is managed by the academic departments. Follow the links below for program-specific information. As noted below, there is a separate admissions process for the Master of Advanced Study degrees for Working Professionals. The Jacobs School is committed to building and strengthening its culture of research ethics. Learn more.

Bioengineering Department

  • Bioengineering (M.Eng.)
  • Bioengineering (M.S.)
  • Bioengineering (M.D./M.S., M.D./M.Eng) degrees offered in conjunction with UCSD School of Medicine, pending independent admission to the medical school.

Chemical Engineering Program

  • Chemical Engineering (M.S.)

Computer Science and Engineering Department

  • Computer Engineering (M.S.)
  • Computer Science (M.S.)

Electrical and Computer Engineering Department

  • Electrical Engineering (M.S.) with Specialization in

    Applied Ocean Sciences
    Applied Optics and Photonics 
    Communication Theory and Systems 
    Computer Engineering 
    Electronic Circuits and Systems 
    Electronic Devices and Materials 
    Intelligent Systems, Robotics and Control 
    Signal and Image Processing

Materials Science and Engineering Program

  • Materials Science and Engineering (M.S.)

Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

  • Engineering Sciences (M.S.) with a Designated Specialization in

    Aerospace Engineering 
    Applied Mechanics
    Applied Ocean Sciences 
    Engineering Physics 
    Mechanical Engineering


  • NanoEngineering (M.S.)

Structural Engineering

  • Structural Engineering (M.S.)
  • Structural Engineering with Specialization in Health Monitoring (M.S.)

Master of Advanced Studies (Master Degrees for Working Professionals)