Engineering campus at UW-Madison

Our Programs

We improve the practice of engineering by providing world-class, objective continuing education and credit instruction for technical professionals. 

Programs are structured to help you as a working professional continue your educational path without interrupting your career. You will be empowered, engaged, and more passionate about your career after completing a degree program from UW–Madison. You will have the confidence and skills to take your projects or your responsibilities to the next level. UW–Madison’s instructors are leading experts from industry, research, private practice, government, and education.

The named options are:

Graduate School Resources

Resources to help you afford graduate study might include assistantships, fellowships, traineeships, and financial aid. Further funding information is available from the Graduate School. Be sure to check with your program for individual policies and restrictions related to funding.

Program Resources

Students in the Engineering M.Eng. programs are not permitted to accept teaching assistantships, project assistantships, research assistantships or other appointments that would result in a tuition waiver. Students in these programs cannot enroll in other graduate programs nor take courses outside the prescribed curriculum. If you intend to combine study in this program with other academic programs at UW–Madison, please contact Engineering Professional Development's Student Services Department (

Minimum Graduate School Requirements

Review the Graduate School minimum academic progress and degree requirements, in addition to the program requirements listed below.

Major Requirements


Minimum Credit Requirement 30 credits
Minimum Residence Credit Requirement 16 credits
Minimum Graduate Coursework Requirement See one of the M.Eng. named options (linked below) for specific requirement information.
Overall Graduate GPA Requirement 3.00 GPA required.
This program follows the Graduate School's GPA Requirement policy
Other Grade Requirements Must retake any courses for which a grade below C is recorded.
Assessments and Examinations No formal examination required.
Language Requirements No language requirements.

Required Courses

Select a named option for courses required.

Named Options

A named option is a formally documented sub-major within an academic major program. Named options appear on the transcript with degree conferral. Students pursuing the Master of Engineering in Engineering must select one of the following named options:


Graduate School Resources

Take advantage of the Graduate School's professional development resources to build skills, thrive academically, and launch your career. 

  1. Demonstrate a strong understanding of mathematical, scientific, and engineering principles in the field.
  2. Demonstrate an ability to formulate, analyze and independently solve advanced engineering problems.
  3. Apply the relevant scientific and technological advancements, techniques and engineering tools to address these problems.
  4. Recognize and apply principles of ethical and professional conduct.