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Engineering MS (UW-Platteville)

Engineering, Architecture & Applied Tech

Designed with practicing engineers in mind, the online Master of Science in Engineering program develops skills in advanced mathematics, engineering management, technical communications, and computer applications. After completing the program, graduates will be prepared to assume additional responsibilities in their organization.

The program is designed to provide maximum flexibility while maintaining academic rigor. You will never need to be on campus, and you can log in to view course lectures and materials at times that are convenient for you.

The program allows for significant customization by allowing students to choose from four emphasis areas: Applications of Engineering Management, Engineering Design, Control (Electrical) Systems, and Structural/Geotechnical Engineering.

The online engineering degree maintains a current and relevant curriculum by gaining frequent feedback from its alumni and student advisory boards, which are comprised of practicing engineers from various industries.

The University of Wisconsin-Platteville has educated engineers for over 150 years and has earned a national reputation as an excellent engineering institution. UW-Platteville graduates are employed at many of the largest engineering organizations in the U.S., such as Boeing, Northrop Grumman, CH2M Hill, Bemis, John Deere, Rockwell Collins, and many more.

Total credits required for completion: 30

Admission Requirements

Those without previous engineering education or experience are encouraged to apply, but may be asked to complete prerequisite coursework. To be considered for full admission, applicants should have:

  • A bachelor's degree in engineering from a nationally or regionally accredited institution recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA). International degrees will be evaluated on an individual basis. Students with a technical bachelor's degree are encouraged to apply.
  • Have an overall undergraduate grade point average of 2.75 or above; or 2.90 on the last 60 credits from the degree-granting institution.
  • Students who do not qualify for admission in full standing may be admitted on trial enrollment. Trial enrollment admission status is to be used only in extraordinary cases. Admission as a trial enrollee must be justified by the admitting department and approved by the director of the School of Graduate Studies.
  • Applicants whose native language is not English must provide a copy of their Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL® Test) scoring report. Program admission requires a minimum score of 500 for the paper-based exam or 79 for the internet-based exam.

Degree-granting Institution


University of Wisconsin Platteville

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