Use the chart below to explore the difference between Duke's M.Eng. Program and traditional engineering MS degrees at Duke. 

Program Options
Duke's M.Eng. program
Traditional Engineering MS program
Curriculum Core industry prep courses in business fundamentals and management, with technical courses focused within a chosen engineering discipline. Research-based curriculum focused on developing advanced technical comprehension in a specific technical discipline
Undergraduate Education
Requires an undergraduate degree in a specific engineering or science discipline Requires an undergraduate degree in a specific engineering or science discipline
Duration
Eighteen months Two or more years, depending on the discipline
Work Experience
Recommended for students with less than five years of work experience, and tailored for students in the earliest stages of their careers Varies, depending on the discipline and degree sought
Student Career Goals
Interest in technical positions that benefit from an understanding of business in a technology-based organization Interest in research or academic positions

 

© 2014 Pratt School of Engineering at Duke University, 3120 Fitzpatrick Center (FCIEMAS), Box 90271, Durham, NC 27708 | (919) 660-5455