Master of Engineering in Computational Engineering

Learn the skills to become a
computational scientist.


The Master of Engineering in Engineering with concentration in Computational Engineering degree from Illinois provides a broad interdisciplinary education in computation for a variety of career-track students. This is professionally oriented and aimed at developing vital leadership skills as well as honing essential technical skills needed by computational scientists for modeling complicated problems in science and engineering. The multidisciplinary curriculum, hands-on training workshops, and engineering leadership courses provided by this program equips graduates with diverse and highly marketable skill sets in demand by employers across various industry sectors. This degree is housed in the Department of Mechanical Science and Engineering (MechSE) with a partnership with the Computational Science and Engineering (CSE) Center.

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Program Highlights

  • Earn a Professional Master’s Degree in one year (32 credit hours) when pursued full-time, or pursue the degree on a part-time basis (max time limit of 5 years).
  • Customizable curriculum:  Choose your own path and areas of specialization as a computational scientist.
  • Gain valuable experience through capstone projects, hands-on training and workshops, and interaction with faculty.
  • Prepare for leadership in your career by applying breadth and depth of knowledge in computational engineering.