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Graduate Studies

St. Thomas engineering school offers master's degrees, a variety of graduate certificate programs and even single class options designed to meet the diverse needs of the industry and the busy individuals we serve. The foundation of our programs is all about putting experienced faculty in the classroom to foster a rigorous and applied educational experience.

Graduate Degrees and Certificates

Our graduate curriculum focuses on educating individuals to become industry leaders. Flexible evening and weekend class schedules allow students to achieve their educational goals.

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Master of Science Degrees

Our programs are industry focused in the areas of Electrical, Manufacturing, Mechanical, Regulatory Science, Systems, and Technology Management. We are committed to providing students with a dynamic graduate education that integrates engineering technologies into workplace solutions.

Degree Options
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Graduate Certificates

Our graduate certificates are designed to help working professionals enhance their career. In just four or five classes students will earn a graduate certificate to bolster their resume.

Certificate Options
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Attend an Information Session

Attend an online information session to get program details and receive $20* off your application fee just for attending. Our programs serve working professionals with busy lives. Set your own pace and start fall, spring or summer. Classes are offered in the evenings. We look forward to meeting you.

*St. Thomas alumni, St. Thomas returning graduate students, St. Thomas employees, and all U.S. active and retired military personnel and veterans are eligible for a full $50 application fee waiver.

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Graduate Programs That Work for You

Flexible evening and weekend class schedules allow both industry professionals and career changers to achieve their educational goals.

Accelerated Admissions Process

A bachelor's degree from a U.S. regionally accredited institution (or international equivalent) and a minimum GPA of 2.7 is required. The GRE/GMAT is not required.

Admission Requirements

Convenient Schedule

We serve working professionals with busy lives. Set your own pace with convenient start terms fall, spring and summer. Classes are offered evenings, weekends, or online.

View our course schedule

Tuition and Financial Aid

All applicants pay the same tuition and fees regardless of residency or citizenship status. Questions? Visit Graduate Financial Aid.

Tuition and Financial Aid

Opportunities for Graduate Students

  • Student Research
  • Job Opportunities
  • Engineering Master's Project Options
  • Global Exposure
  • Student Research

    All graduate Engineering students are encouraged to contact faculty if they are interested in doing a collaborative research project. Several of our students are selected each year to work with faculty on research projects.

    The Center for Microgrid Research is a resource for the power community to transition to carbon free electricity. Through our research, partnerships, and educational programs we produce innovative engineers and technology leaders for the 21st century. Our vision is to be one of the premiere applied engineering research centers in the area of distributed energy resources and microgrids enabling a secure, resilient and carbon-free electric grid for the 21st century.

    Student Research

    Job Opportunities

    Many local industries reach out to us to hire our students for employment. Employers in the tech industry will often send us their job postings each week which we will pass along to students.

    Students can seek on-campus employment for the University of St. Thomas by visiting and reviewing job postings through Career Services department.

    Job Opportunities

    Engineering Master's Project Options

    Students have the option to do a master’s project. This project may be an applied project to solve a problem for industry or compliment an existing research project that a faculty member is currently pursuing. Depending on the size and scope of the project, students will complete their master’s project in one or two semesters.

    Global Exposure

    Over 11% of the student population that attend our graduate engineering classes is international. Our culturally diverse student body enhances the experience and produces a global environment rich with networking opportunities.

    Student Research

    All graduate Engineering students are encouraged to contact faculty if they are interested in doing a collaborative research project. Several of our students are selected each year to work with faculty on research projects.

    The Center for Microgrid Research is a resource for the power community to transition to carbon free electricity. Through our research, partnerships, and educational programs we produce innovative engineers and technology leaders for the 21st century. Our vision is to be one of the premiere applied engineering research centers in the area of distributed energy resources and microgrids enabling a secure, resilient and carbon-free electric grid for the 21st century.

    Student Research

    Job Opportunities

    Many local industries reach out to us to hire our students for employment. Employers in the tech industry will often send us their job postings each week which we will pass along to students.

    Students can seek on-campus employment for the University of St. Thomas by visiting and reviewing job postings through Career Services department.

    Job Opportunities

    Engineering Master's Project Options

    Students have the option to do a master’s project. This project may be an applied project to solve a problem for industry or compliment an existing research project that a faculty member is currently pursuing. Depending on the size and scope of the project, students will complete their master’s project in one or two semesters.

    Global Exposure

    Over 11% of the student population that attend our graduate engineering classes is international. Our culturally diverse student body enhances the experience and produces a global environment rich with networking opportunities.