Welcome to Rose-Hulman's graduate studies

I want to thank you for your interest in the Rose-Hulman graduate studies and invite you to thoroughly explore our website. As you research opportunities for graduate study, I am sure that Rose-Hulman will meet your needs for a graduate degree.

You will find our programs have a strong focus on applied research involving excellent faculty, facilities, and flexibility in structuring your course selection to meet your individual goals. The graduate studies programs at Rose-Hulman are offered in a supportive atmosphere focused on the growth and development of each student as an individual. In addition, our Engineering Management and Software Engineering programs both offer a significant number of evening classes off campus to help professionals to continue to work fulltime while earning their graduate degree.

Dr. Azad Siahmakoun - Associate Dean of the Faculty and Director of Graduate Studies

Master’s Degree Options

Thesis- or Project-based Master of Science Degrees

Students who are interested in performing original research and/or research methodology should pursue a thesis- or project-based master of science program. These graduates may want to pursue a PhD, or have an academic career, or work on industrial projects.  The thesis-based or project-based degree emphasizes independent problem solving and the ability to explain solutions to a given technical challenge.

Thesis-based Program Options:

  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Optical Engineering

Project-based Program Options:

  • Engineering Management
  • Environmental Engineering
  • Software Engineering

 

Course-based Master of Engineering Degrees

Students who are interested in the course-based master of engineering degree will get more value out of the coursework, especially new graduates looking to enhance entry level industry opportunities as well as professionals who are already involved in a particular career. The course-based master’s degree is more structured and focused on the knowledge and applications of a given field and is therefore considered as a professional degree.

Course-based Program Options:

  • Chemical Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • Engineering Management
  • Environmental Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering

 

Dual Master of Science Degrees

Students can earn two master of science degrees through dual degree programs Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology has established with Ulm University of Applied Sciences (Germany) and Seoul National University of Science and Technology (South Korea). Students study both at Rose-Hulman and the international university.

In the Ulm University program students will earn a master of science in systems engineering and management from their respective home institutions (Rose-Hulman or Ulm University of Applied Sciences). Students in the program with SeoulTech will be awarded a master of science degree in mechanical systems design engineering from SeoulTech and a master of science in optical engineering from Rose-Hulman.

 

Siamakoun Azad

Azad Siahmakoun

Associate Dean of the Faculty and Director of Graduate Studies