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Master's Degrees

The School of Engineering is located on the St. Thomas campus in St. Paul, Minnesota. The school offers six master’s degrees that develop industry leaders and support career changers in the fields of Electrical, Manufacturing, Mechanical, Regulatory Science, Systems, and Technology Management. The courses balance theoretical concepts and practical applications—offering a strong foundation and immediate impact on educational and professional goals.

We are committed to providing students with a high-quality, dynamic graduate education that integrates engineering technologies into workplace solutions with a convenient class schedule that works with your schedule and complements your life.

Our graduates are sought by local and global employers.

Master's Degrees

The University of St. Thomas School of Engineering is located on the St. Paul, Minnesota campus. We offer six master’s degrees that develop industry leaders and career changers in the fields of Electrical, Manufacturing, Mechanical, Regulatory Science, Systems, and Technology Management. Our courses balance theoretical concepts and practical applications, offering a strong foundation and immediate value to both your educational and professional goals. We are committed to providing students with a high-quality, dynamic graduate education that integrates engineering technologies into workplace solutions with a convenient class schedule that complements your work/life balance. Our graduates are sought by both local and global employers.

The following programs are offered in the School of Engineering:

The M.S. in Electrical Engineering is an industry-oriented, career-focused and applied graduate program blends theory and research with practical engineering fundamentals. Courses are designed with considerable input from industry leading professionals and are taught by faculty who are currently working as engineers or have had significant experience in the field. Students receive the in-depth technical skills needed to make immediate and meaningful contributions. Our flexible master's curriculum offers four different degree concentrations to choose from depending on your career goals, educational background, industry experience and expertise. Each concentration allows students to customize their educational experience.


The M.S. in Manufacturing Engineering program offers professionals with engineering, science or liberal arts backgrounds an opportunity to strengthen their engineering management and leadership skills. Through study of best practices and ideas in the context of real-world manufacturing and service systems, students gain the skills and confidence to handle daily operations and make better decisions.


The M.S. in Mechanical Engineering program is designed for those interested in advanced engineering concepts and tools. Courses cover areas such as energy and power systems, fluids and heat transfer, product design, modeling and simulation, materials, and manufacturing.


The M.S. in Regulatory Science program is designed for those interested in transitioning into the field of Regulatory Science. It is also intended for new regulatory professionals who recognize the need to acquire a broader understanding of regulatory requirements and how to achieve them. The program covers submissions, clinical studies, quality systems, international submissions, device manufacturing, combination products and other regulatory topics.


The M.S. in Systems Engineering program is applications-oriented and designed to enable the student to transition from the role of a domain-expert Engineer to a Systems Engineer, and is intended for people who need to design, develop and manage large and complex systems in industry. Major emphasis is placed on System Design, Verification & Validation, Simulation, and Project Management.


The M.S. in Technology Management is designed for those interested in successfully leading technology driven companies. The program explores Finance & Accounting, Quality, Team & Project Management, Risk Assessment, Intellectual Property, Enterprise Systems, Tech Forecasting, and Leadership.


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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 evenings, weekends, or online. We look forward to meeting you.

*If you attend an information session, you will be eligible to receive a $20 discount off your application fee. 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

Evening class schedules allow both industry professionals and career changers to achieve their educational goals.

Convenient Schedule

Our programs serve working professionals with busy lives. You decide how quickly you move through the curriculum. You may start in any of our three terms: fall, spring or summer.

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Connecting and Creating Technology Leaders

Our faculty conduct on-site research with students and they accomplish great things—but their greatest success comes when students succeed in becoming change makers.

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