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Graduate Education

Our graduate education programs offer you the opportunity to work with some of the most esteemed researchers in the nation. With more than 500 graduate students, we engage top scholars with top faculty, who together are creating the new technologies and innovations needed to solve key global issues.  

Graduate Degree Programs

The College of Engineering and Computing offers eighteen master's degree programs and seven doctoral programs. We are the only graduate school in South Carolina to offer graduate degree programs in nuclear engineering, engineering management, systems design and aerospace engineering.

In addition, several of our graduate programs can be taken via distance education, and executive master's degrees are available in engineering management and systems design. The college also offers weekend, dual and interdisciplinary degree options. 

Choose your area of study or degree interest from the program chart for specific information.

Area of Study Master's Doctoral Special
Aerospace Engineering M.E., M.S.    
Biomedical Engineering M.E., M.S  Ph.D.  
Chemical Engineering M.E., M.S.  Ph.D.  
Civil and Environmental Engineering M.E., M.S.  Ph.D. Distance Courses

SCDOT Concrete Technician Certification
Computer Science and Engineering M.E., M.S.
 Ph.D. Cyber Security Specialization

Distance Courses
Electrical Engineering M.E., M.S.  Ph.D. Distance Courses
Engineering Management  M.S.   Executive Master's
Mechanical Engineering M.E., M.S. Ph.D. Distance Courses
Nuclear Engineering M.E., M.S. Ph.D.  
Software Engineering M.S.    
Systems Design  M.S.   Executive Master's



The University of South Carolina offers various opportunities for our graduate students to receive research funding. Find out more about these assistantships.