Master of Science in Engineering


$751 Per Credit

The online Master of Science in Engineering program at the University of Wisconsin-Platteville combines management and technical focuses in courses such as Engineering Management, Engineering Communications, and Simulation Modeling of Engineering Systems.

Program Description

Customize your degree to fit your career needs by selecting one of the following areas of emphasis.

  • Applications of engineering management: Evolve from a technical engineer into a manager of engineers. Strengthen the soft skills needed to motivate, develop, and direct employees as well as successfully manage projects and resources.
  • Control (electrical) systems: Gain the ability to analyze and design classical, modern, and digital control systems in various areas of industry.
  • Engineering design: Deepen your understanding of engineering fundamentals and acquire the skills to increase and design optimal solutions in a variety of engineering and industrial settings.
  • Structural/geotechnical engineering: Explore the AASHTO LRFD design methods in the traditional geotechnical engineering design areas of shallow foundations, deep foundations, earth retaining structures, along with geosynthetics. Learn about LRFD design of steel structures and dynamics of structures, and LRFD design codes and methodologies.

Career Opportunities

Earning a master’s degree or certificate in engineering will prepare you for a range of exciting potential careers, including but not limited to:

  • Design Engineer
  • Electrical Engineer
  • Embedded System Engineer
  • Energy Solutions Performance Engineer
  • Manufacturing Engineer
  • Product Engineer
  • Program Manager
  • Quality Engineer
  • Software Engineer

Engineering graduates have opportunities to thrive in a number of organizations and industries, making this degree versatile and valuable. Earning a master’s degree in engineering can help you grow in your existing career or explore new opportunities.


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