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Graduate Studies – Courses

Learn more about the courses approved by the Graduate Studies Committee for graduate credit at Rose‑Hulman.

Approved courses for graduate study

The following links provide a list of courses approved by the Graduate Studies Committee that can be used in approved plans of study for graduate programs. Special approval by the student's advisory committee and the Graduate Studies Committee is required in order to receive credit for courses not listed. Please refer to the Programs page for the listing of programs offering graduate degrees. Course descriptions may be found in the Course Catalog. Some departments and programs, such as Engineering Mechanics (EM), Graduate Studies, and Mathematics, do not offer graduate degrees, but they offer courses that can be applied toward approved plans of study for graduate degrees.

Admissions, Programs & Courses

Our graduate program offers a variety of courses and programs taught by passionate and experienced professors to help you achieve your academic and professional goals. Learn more about our admissions process, and the programs and courses we are proud to offer. 


There are a variety of options for both traditional and non-traditional students at Rose-Hulman. Learn more about how to apply for graduate school.


A number of courses have been approved by the Graduate Studies Committee for credit toward graduate degrees. 


Rose-Hulman offers graduate studies in eight different programs. Some programs offer evening classes off campus to make it possible for professionals to continue to work fulltime while earning their graduate degree.

Research & Facilities

As part of the our graduate programs you will likely participate in thesis research in one of our facilities, such as those below.
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John T. Myers Center for Technological Research with Industry

This 40,000-square-foot facility is devoted to student and faculty project work. The center provides space and specialized instrumentation for students and faculty to engage in engineering design projects for external clients. There is ample laboratory space for project-based education.

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JRSI Laboratory

In this lab, you will have the opportunity to work side by side with surgeons, faculty and engineers to design, execute and present scientific investigations in an effort to develop engineering solutions to clinical problems. Mechanical testing in the lab is conducted utilizing a state-of-the-art biaxial materials testing machine.

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Rose-Hulman Ventures

Rose-Hulman Ventures is a program that brings together students and technology-based companies. For students, the program provides the best engineering professional practice experience possible. In turn, this provides businesses with prototypes, refinements to the design of existing products and expansion in current engineering capabilities. The facility is on the south campus of Rose-Hulman.

Dr. Craig Downing

Dr. Craig Downing

Dr. Craig Downing is the Director of Graduate Studies, Interim Dean of Lifelong Learning, and Head of the Department of Engineering Management. He holds degrees in mechanical engineering, mathematics and statistics, manufacturing systems and workforce education and development.
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Contact Us

Graduate Studies
5500 Wabash Avenue
Terre Haute, IN 47803
Phone: 812-877-8403
Fax: 812-877-8061
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