A graduate program leading to a Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Engineering is offered by the College of Engineering, with several distinct concentrations. Currently, the departments of Chemical Engineering, Civil and Environmental Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical and Computer Engineering, and Mechanical Engineering offer concentrations in their respective fields. The general requirements for a Ph.D. in Engineering are the same for all departments. The admission requirements, application procedures, admission to candidacy, degree requirements, and other such details may be found here on the College of Graduate Studies Website. The Associate Dean of Engineering for Research and Innovation also serves as the Director of the program.
Ph.D. Concentration Areas Include:
- Chemical Engineering
- Computer Science
- Civil Engineering
- Electrical and Computer Engineering
- Mechanical Engineering
The Department of Computer Science offers advanced studies leading to a Ph.D. in Engineering with a concentration in Computer Science. Our Ph.D. program offers students the opportunity to do advanced studies and research in cutting-edge technologies. Current research is sponsored by agencies such as NSF, DOE, NIH, DHS, DOD, and state and private sources among others.
For more information concerning the Ph.D. program and Admissions please visit the
Ph.D. in Engineering - Program of Study
Direct Admit from BS to Ph.D. with Non-Thesis MS - Program of Study