Washington University, St. Louis Engineering

MEng in Computer Science & Engineering

The Master of Engineering in Computer Science & Engineering (MEng CSE) degree program is specially tailored to individuals who plan to change careers and enter the CSE profession, international students seeking to establish U.S. credentials in CSE, or current CSE professionals who wish to advance their skills and education. A distinctive feature of the program is its individualization and combination of computer science and computer engineering education with pursuits in other fields. Work in the program culminates in a capstone project highlighting each student's ambitions, interests, and accomplishments in the program.

Degree Requirements

  1. 30 total units
    • 24 units of graduate level coursework, all of which must be taken for a grade
    • 6 units for a masters project (CSE 598), culminating in a successful project defense (consult the Master's Project and Thesis Guidelines for details)
  2. 15 of the remaining 24 units must be departmental courses at the 400-level or above
    • At least nine of those CSE units must be at the 500-level (Courses with an "N" designation do not count towards master's degrees in Computer Science and Engineering)
  3. Remaining 9 units must be approved and relevant courses at the 400-level or above, as judged by the academic advisor

Please Note

  1. Students must take 9 units per semester to qualify for full-time status
  2. 6 units maximum can be transferred from another university
  3. None of the 30 units may be taken as independent study
  4. As per Engineering School guidelines, students must maintain a GPA of at least 2.75.
    • Graduate Admissions is now considering full-time masters applications for Fall 2015. The deadline to apply is March 1, 2015.
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    Washington University in St. Louis School of Engineering & Applied Science, Department of Computer Science & Engineering

    Bryan Hall, CB 1045, 1 Brookings Drive, Saint Louis, MO, USA 63130
    Phone: (314) 935-6160, Fax: (314) 935-7302

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