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College of Engineering and Computing

Programs and Degrees

The College of Engineering and Computing offers a wide variety of bachelors, master's and doctoral programs. We are the only graduate school in South Carolina to offer graduate degree programs in nuclear engineering, engineering management and aerospace engineering.

Area of Study Bachelors Master's Doctorate Other Keywords
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Aerospace Engineering B.S. M.E., M.S.   Minor tag 1, tag2
Applied Computing       Minor  
Biomedical Engineering B.S. M.E., M.S. Ph.D. Accelerated Graduate Degree  
Chemical Engineering B.S.E. M.E., M.S. Ph.D. Accelerated Graduate Degree  
Civil and Environmental Engineering B.S. M.E., M.S. Ph.D.

Accelerated Graduate Degree
Distance Courses
SCDOT Concrete Technician Certification

Computer Engineering B.S.E.  M.S.  Ph.D. Accelerated Graduate Degree
Cyber Security Specialization
Distance Courses
Computer Information Systems B.S.        
Computer Science B.S.C.S.   M.S.  Ph.D. Minor
Accelerated Graduate Degree
Math & CS Double Major
Electrical Engineering B.S. M.E., M.S. Ph.D. Accelerated Graduate Degree
Distance Courses
Engineering Management   M.S.    Executive Master's  
Entrepreneurial Engineering   M.S.      
Health Information Technology   M.H.I.T.  

Online Master's 
Pharm.D./M.H.I.T. Dual Degree

Integrated Information Technology B.S.     Minor  
Mechanical Engineering B.S. M.E., M.S. Ph.D. Accelerated Graduate Degree
Distance Courses
Nuclear Engineering   M.E., M.S. Ph.D. Minor
Accelerated Graduate Degree




The College of Engineering and Computing offers four undergraduate minors to supplement your major program of study. Minors are available in the following areas:

Also, engineering and computing students can choose from more than 80 minors from across the university. In order to know what courses are required in a desired minor, please refer to the majors and minors page of the Undergraduate Bulletin. To declare a minor, submit a completed copy of the Minor Declaration Form to Student Services, Suite 1A00, Swearingen Engineering Center.

Capstone Design Initiative

As an undergraduate student, you'll test your knowledge in real-world applications. The Capstone Design course is a required course for seniors that pairs a student team with an industry partner on a project to design an engineering or computing solution to a business problem.


Accelerated Degrees

The Accelerated Bachelor of Science in Engineering/Master's Program allows a student to work on both degrees simultaneously, greatly decreasing the time it takes to earn a Master of Science or Master of Engineering degree. The program allows students to count as many as 12 credits of course work in their senior year (500-level and above) for both the B.S. and master's degree. Accelerated programs are offered in the following programs:



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

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