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Prospective MS Students




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 (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 

Chemical Engineering (M.S.)


Computer Science and Engineering 

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


Electrical and Computer Engineering 

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

  • 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