The Tufts University School of Engineering offers a rigorous engineering education in a unique environment that blends the intellectual and technological resources of a world-class research university with the strengths of a top-ranked liberal arts college. Our size and educational philosophy support a distinctive sense of community, a diversity of perspectives, and a student-centric learning environment.
Tuition scholarships, teaching scholarships, and research assistantships are awarded on a competitive basis to graduate admissions candidates. Prospective and current students should consult with the individual departments to obtain detailed policies regarding degree requirements and programs. Customized concentration options in a program may be arranged with an advisor.
Doctoral degrees require the fulfillment of the specific department requirements including the number of courses with grades of S (satisfactory) or at least a B-, as well as successful completion of the qualifying examination and doctoral dissertation.
Master's degrees require a minimum of 30 credits and the fulfillment of at least 10 courses at the 100-level or above with grades of S (satisfactory) or at least a B-. Program requirements may vary.
Tufts offers the following programs:
Technology Management and Leadership (100% online and on-campus options available)
*Offered 100% online
Gain up to six months of full-time work experience, build your resume, and develop a competitive advantage for post-graduation employment through the School of Engineering’s Graduate Cooperative Education (Co-Op) Program.
The program offers engineering master’s students a unique opportunity to apply the theoretical principles they have learned in their coursework to real-world engineering projects. Get a sense of a company's culture and work environment, learn to interact with other colleagues in the field, and leverage your academic strength towards career advancement. Learn more about the SOE Co-Op Program.
Develop your innovation, leadership and management skills and build your technical depth with the Dual Degree Master's Program. You’ll earn two degrees: an MS offered by one of the six academic departments within the School of Engineering, and an MS in Innovation & Management (MSIM) offered by Tufts Gordon Institute. You earn both degrees in an accelerated time frame (as little as two years) and at a reduced cost with tuition savings from double counting courses.
Tufts School of Engineering offers undergraduate STEM majors and alumni from select partner institutions (Lafayette College, Olin College, Smith College, Union College, and Wellesley College) an accelerated path to a master’s degree in a wide range of programs. Benefits include:
- a 20% per credit tuition scholarship
- the opportunity to earn a non-thesis based single master's degree in just one year
- streamlined application process with no application fee, only two letters of recommendation, and optional GRE score submission
Technology Management and Leadership* (optional on-campus experiences)
*Offered 100% online