M.Eng. or M.S.?
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|