Graduate Programs in Engineering and Computing

Miami University is a Carnegie comprehensive doctoral institution with high research activity and attracts faculty who have a passion for advanced research and scholarship, as well as a commitment to teaching. The university selectively invests in excellent graduate programs. The College of Engineering and Computing offers four master’s degrees and one graduate certificate as described below. Students may select either research or project option, working closely with a professor.

Master of Science Chemical and Biomedical Engineering

The Master of Science in Chemical and Biomedical Engineering focuses on chemical and biological process industries, biomedical engineering, and the paper industry. The degree is applicable to students with backgrounds in chemical engineering, chemistry, physics, bioengineering, biomedical engineering, mechanical engineering, and related fields.

Master of Computer Science

This new degree program offers a non-research/non-thesis-based Master of Computer Science. The continuous changes and demand in the computer science field require the workforce and students to be trained flexibly.

Master of Science in Computer Science

The Master of Science in Computer Science prepares students for computing professions that require research, invention, and specialized knowledge. This includes possible pursuit of a PhD in computer science. Applicants should have a strong background in computing. Students shall complete and document work on independent research with a faculty advisor and study advanced topics in computer science. This will prepare them for work at the cutting edge of computer science.

Master of Science in Electrical and Computer Engineering

The Master of Science in Electrical and Computer Engineering prepares students for future engineering practice that requires engineers to master both electrical/computer engineering and computational methods. It is suited for individuals with a background in electrical engineering, computer engineering, or a related discipline. The degree includes courses in computer programming, computer-based modeling, and electrical/computer engineering.

Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering

The Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering prepares students for future engineering practice that requires engineers to master both mechanical engineering and computational methods. It is suited for individuals with a background in mechanical engineering or related areas such as physics. The degree includes courses in computer-based modeling, advanced mechanics of materials, control of dynamic systems, and mechanical behavior of materials as well as a limited number of additional courses in science, mathematics, or engineering.

Graduate Certificate: Advanced Manufacturing and Materials Evaluation

A 3d printer printing a structure

This certificate program equips participants to remain at the forefront of advances in manufacturing technologies and material science. The program develops and enhances skills in analyzing, adopting and effectively utilizing advanced manufacturing methods and the interplay between manufacturing processes and material properties. Courses can be selected to suit areas of interest and/or job requirements. Coursework includes additive manufacturing, mechanical property characterization, wear analysis, nano-materials, statistical process control, etc. Selection of equipment and creation of a testing program to capture specific service conditions is undertaken. Practicum courses can be taken for hands-on experiences in topics such as materials testing, process instrumentation, and automation.

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$ 78,000

Median Salary

> 15 %

Pursued PhD


Available for MS Thesis

Alumni Testimonials

Danielle Oliver"The MME graduate program provided the opportunity for me to expand my knowledge base and hone my skills through research and coursework....the research opportunities provided by the graduate program allowed me to build professional relationships with industry ...and propelled my exciting career in design and optimization of aerospace systems"

Danielle Oliver, MS-ME (2020)
System Engineer
Raytheon Missile and Defense

Steven Yu"Since I also attended the undergraduate CS program at Miami, the MSCS program at Miami is more like an extension of my research path during my undergraduate. The additional year staying in the program improved my understanding of the field I worked with and allowed me to continue my research work with my mentor, Dr. Raychoudhury, and to produce several successful publications that got me into my current Ph.D. program"

Steven Yu, MS-CS (2021)
PhD Student
University of Texas at Austin

Nick Hagerty"The MSCS program allowed me to earn my Masters degree while working directly with government research laboratories, which gave me valuable hands-on experience in High Performance Computing and government contracting. Throughout Masters thesis work, there was a consistent focus on writing, communication, and presentation skills, which prepared me for the National Laboratory research environment"

Nick Hagerty, MS-CS (2021)
High Performance Computing (HPC) Engineer
Oak Ridge National Laboratory

Travis Bulfer"Deciding to pursue my Master’s degree at Miami helped to positively impact my research career and future job opportunities…. Miami, through their graduate classes, professors, and working with my advisor taught me how to develop my research abilities and effectively approach a problem….. Miami's program prepared me when moving on to pursue my doctoral studies in Electrical Engineering"

Travis Bulfer
Penn State University

Xiaoqi Han"Miami University has fabulous curriculum arrangements and research opportunities. All these not only helps me establish solid engineering foundation but also enhances my logical thinking and abilities on problem solving. These are all essentials for future work ethics. I feel grateful to get guidance in Miami University graduate school"

Xiaoqi Han, MS-ECE (2013)
Technical Program Manager

Santhiya Sampath Kumar"The graduate program has a well-structured curriculum that prepares students to advance their careers in industry or academia. As an international student, I gained a lot of knowledge by completing challenging assignments and mini-projects, which are helping me to solve problems in my current job. The professors are incredibly talented and guided me as I was working on the Master Thesis. I would highly recommend attending the graduate program at Miami University to anyone!"

Santhiya Sampath Kumar, MS-ECE (2019)
Senior CAD Engineer
Cypress Semiconductor Corporation

Viktoriia Sysoeva"During my time at Miami, I acquired important programming and technical skills that I continue to leverage in my career, such as Python and MATLAB. I also gained a deeper understanding of Data Privacy, Digital Signal Processing, and Artificial Intelligence that I'm building upon in my current role as a Technology Consultant at EY"

Viktoriia Sysoeva, MS-ECE (2020)
Technical Consultant
Ernst & Young

Indrima Upadhyay"The graduate program of Electrical and Computer Engineering consists of people that make up a warm family, helping each other often by collaborating actively and sharing knowledge. The professors genuinely look out for the students and have our best interests in mind….. If anyone was to decide to join the graduate program of Electrical and Computer Engineering, I would advise them to take advantage of the myriad of opportunities that the department makes available. This includes finding an advisor that suits your research interests and working habits with which you can synergize..."

Indrima Upadhyay, MS-ECE (2021)
Software Engineer
Rapptr Labs

Our Graduates

Our graduate students have begun their exciting careers with the following organizations:

  • Microsoft
  • Lockheed Martin
  • Ball Aerospace
  • Northrop Grumman
  • Air Force Research Laboratory
  • Nielsen
  • Epic
  • Ethicon
  • Ernst and Young
  • Oak Ridge National Laboratory
  • Facebook
  • SpaceX
  • General Motors
  • Parker Hannifin
  • Boston Scientific
  • Uchiyama
  • Medtronic
  • Agilent Technology
  • AquiSense Technologies
  • Energizer Holdings
  • Resonetics
  • Smithfield Bioscience
  • Honda
  • Textron
  • ... and many more

Some of our graduates chose to pursue higher education and have enrolled in the doctoral programs at various universities such as Purdue University, Georgia Institute of Technology, the University of Texas at Austin, Penn State University, Virginia Tech, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, University of Chicago etc.

Contact Information

Dr. Kumar Singh
CEC Director of Graduate Programs and Research