Best Online Engineering Degree Programs

The availability of online programs leading to degrees is constantly increasing. This is due in part to more acceptance of online degrees among learning institutions, as well as among prospective employers. Choosing the best school to get a degree from is tough. We hope to help make the decision easier by providing a list of the best university programs that engineering students can use to earn their valuable engineering degree.

Most of the engineering programs on our list are accredited by the Accreditation Board For Engineering and Technology, or ABET. The schools themselves are also accredited by various accreditation organizations that encompass regional accreditation’s based on geographic locale. The most common school accreditation’s include those by The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, or SACS, or the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, NCACS.

We’ve done most of the research for you in this list of programs, accreditation’s, and special qualities that make each school’s online engineering degree programs unique and excellent. We looked at things like graduation rates, rates of graduates being able to find jobs in the career field they’ve chosen and the ease of use of each online program.

THE BEST REASONS FOR CHOOSING ONLINE ENGINEERING DEGREES

Students who choose online education are often non-traditional students who have outside responsibilities like work and family. Often, they either cannot or do not want to attend a traditional school. Online education is perfect because of its portability and the ability it gives students to study and take courses from anywhere.

An engineering degree can take a student down government career paths, to careers in interesting areas like oceanic engineering and aeronautics, or even to management level careers. This is especially true when a engineering degree is paired with a business administration emphasis. Online degree programs are a quickly growing and expanding format for students to get their college education. With more employers than ever accepting online degrees in the same way traditional degrees are accepted, the possibilities become limitless.

THE BEST CHOICE IS AN INFORMED CHOICE

It is crucial to one’s future to choose wisely when deciding on an online engineering degree program. The best way to use this list is to get preliminary information here, and then look into the specific program that you are interested in later, in more depth. This way, your engineering degree program is tailored to your lifestyle and your specific learning requirements.

TOTAL ENROLLMENT ACCEPTANCE RATE GRADUATION RATE RETENTION RATE
801 N/A N/A N/A

 

ABOUT THIS SCHOOL

The AFIT-Graduate School of Engineering and Management at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base in Ohio offers online students an MS Degree in Systems Engineering. The master’s degree program also requires a thesis. There is also a certificate program allowing students to take four to six courses. Credits earned through the certificate program are easily transferable to the Master of Science degree.

The degree program is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET. The University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.

 

ADMISSIONS ADVISOR

Robert Laverriere
Director, Admissions / Registrar
Robert.LaVerriere@AFIT.edu

 

Bradley University

1501 W Bradley Ave
Peoria, Illinois 61625-0001

http://www.bradley.edu

 

TOTAL ENROLLMENT ACCEPTANCE RATE GRADUATION RATE RETENTION RATE
5,458 21% 78% 86%

 

ABOUT THIS SCHOOL

Bradley University in Peoria, Illinois currently offers limited opportunities for distance learning on an individual course basis. Credits can transfer to an engineering degree earned on campus. There are no online degree programs now that lead to bachelor’s or master’s degrees. Bradley University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and is a current member of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.

Bradley has been ranked among the best universities in the Midwest in a publication called America’s Best Colleges. It has also received recognition as being one of the best Midwest values in education.

 

ADMISSIONS ADVISOR

Rodney San Jose
Director of Admissions
rodney@bumail.bradley.edu

California State University-Fullerton

800 N State College Blvd
Fullerton, California 92831-3599

http://www.fullerton.edu

 

TOTAL ENROLLMENT ACCEPTANCE RATE GRADUATION RATE RETENTION RATE
37,677 25% 51% 88%

 

ABOUT THIS SCHOOL

California State University-Fullerton offers a 17 month program to earn an MS Degree in Software Engineering. The degree is available both online and in-classroom. Courses are the same for both. The online master’s degree program in software engineering ranked in third-place in the nation in a 2012 listing that appeared in U.S. News and World Report.

The program is for students who hold a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or a related field, and is an accredited program. The program prepares students for careers in software engineering and management. Some students also go on to become researchers.

 

ADMISSIONS ADVISOR

Nancy Dority
Assistant Vice President of Enrollment Services
ndority@fullerton.edu

Capitol College

11301 Springfield Rd
Laurel, Maryland 20708

http://www.capitol-college.edu

 

TOTAL ENROLLMENT ACCEPTANCE RATE GRADUATION RATE RETENTION RATE
905 19% 29% 82%

 

ABOUT THIS SCHOOL

Capitol College in Laurel Maryland is accredited by the state of Maryland, by the Maryland Higher Education Commission. Engineering programs are ABET accredited. Three engineering master’s degrees are offered in Astronautical Engineering, Internet Engineering and in Electrical Engineering.

Students can take courses entirely online. They’re offered through live instruction by professors on weekday evenings and on Saturdays. Students can also complete some of the required coursework at their own pace, according to their schedule. The online MS in Engineering programs offered by Capitol College have earned high rankings in reports issued by U.S. News and World Report.

 

ADMISSIONS ADVISOR

Sheila Taylor
Office Manager of Admissions
sftaylor@capitol-college.edu

Columbia University in the City of New York

West 116 St and Broadway
New York, New York 10027

http://www.columbia.edu

 

TOTAL ENROLLMENT ACCEPTANCE RATE GRADUATION RATE RETENTION RATE
26,471 58% 95% 96%

 

ABOUT THIS SCHOOL

Columbia University has been a pioneer in distance education since 1986. In 2014, they were ranked number one by U.S. News on a list of Best Online Graduate Engineering Programs. Engineering degrees offered are MS degrees in Civil Engineering, Chemical, Earth and Environmental, Biomedical, Electrical and Mechanical Engineering. The newest degree is a Master’s in Systems Engineering. The school also offers a doctorate degree in Engineering Science.

Courses are offered through the Colombia Video Network. Students benefit by taking fully accredited engineering courses without having to live on the NYC campus.

 

ADMISSIONS ADVISOR

Peter Johnson
Director of Undergraduate Admissions
pvj1@columbia.edu

Cornell University

300 Day Hall
Ithaca, New York 14853

http://www.cornell.edu

 

TOTAL ENROLLMENT ACCEPTANCE RATE GRADUATION RATE RETENTION RATE
21,424 51% 93% 96%

 

ABOUT THIS SCHOOL

Cornell University is accredited by the Middle States Association Commission on Higher Education, the MSA/CHE. Cornell’s College of Engineering offers a Master’s of Engineering in Systems Engineering degree available through their distance learning program. The college is a highly regarded, distinguished part of the Ivy League system.

The master’s degree is offered to those who have already earned their bachelor’s degree. Students benefit from being able to take courses without having to leave their professional careers. Students come from companies as diverse as Google, Lockheed Martin, Carrier, L-3 Communications and from the United States Air Force.

 

ADMISSIONS ADVISOR

Jason Locke
Director of Undergraduate Admissions
jcl31@cornell.edu

TOTAL ENROLLMENT ACCEPTANCE RATE GRADUATION RATE RETENTION RATE
9,130 16% 46% 70%

 

ABOUT THIS SCHOOL

Fairleigh Dickinson University in New Jersey offers an online Master of Science in Electrical Engineering Degree. The engineering programs of FDU have received industry praise and recognition for excellence. Students learn in the online format, which is more accessible, more personal due to small class sizes and entirely online so there is no commuting to a campus. The MSEE Degree program is also priced to compete with other stellar schools.

 

ADMISSIONS ADVISOR

Jonathan Wexler
Vice President of Enrollment Management
jwexler@fdu.edu

Florida Atlantic University

777 Glades Rd
Boca Raton, Florida 33431-0991

http://www.fau.edu

 

TOTAL ENROLLMENT ACCEPTANCE RATE GRADUATION RATE RETENTION RATE
29,994 30% 41% 78%

 

ABOUT THIS SCHOOL

Florida Atlantic University has an opportunity to earn a BS Degree in Geomatics Engineering, available 100 percent through distance learning. Geomatics Engineering is a term usually used to describe activities like surveying, mapping, locating and tracking. Many graduates go on to work near oil rigs and tunnel work, along with employment as surveyor’s.

There are also several Engineering degrees that can be earned with 50 percent online work and they include Ocean engineering, civil, computer and electrical engineering. The BS in Geomatics Engineering program is accredited by the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, or ABET.

 

ADMISSIONS ADVISOR

Barbara Pletcher
Undergraduate Admissions
pletcher@fau.edu

George Mason University

4400 University Dr
Fairfax, Virginia 22030-4444

http://www.gmu.edu

 

TOTAL ENROLLMENT ACCEPTANCE RATE GRADUATION RATE RETENTION RATE
32,961 28% 66% 86%

 

ABOUT THIS SCHOOL

Online engineering degrees offered through the Volgenau School of Engineering of George Mason University include two graduate certificates, one in Systems Engineering of Software and one in Systems Engineering Analysis on Architecture. Students can also earn their Master of Science degree in Systems Engineering.

Students also have the options of an undergraduate minor or undergraduate certificate in Information Technology. Students may find they need to earn three credits on campus, usually through one week attendance. Engineering programs offered by George Mason are accredited by the Computer Accreditation Commission of the Accreditation Board For Engineering and Technology.

 

ADMISSIONS ADVISOR

Wayne Sigler
Vice President, Enrollment Management
wsigler@gmu.edu

Georgia Institute of Technology-Main Campus

225 North Ave
Atlanta, Georgia 30332-0530

http://www.gatech.edu

 

TOTAL ENROLLMENT ACCEPTANCE RATE GRADUATION RATE RETENTION RATE
21,557 37% 79% 95%

 

ABOUT THIS SCHOOL

There is one engineering degree available entirely online through Georgia Tech’s Center of Distance Learning and that is a Professional Master’s In Applied Systems Engineering. This degree is offered via a hybrid format that offers excellent flexibility along with valuable connection to one’s instructors and fellow students.

Individual online courses are available for other degrees in areas like Mechanical Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Aerospace Engineering and others. Students are advised to find out which courses are available online and which must be taken in classroom for the other degree programs. Professional accreditation is through ABET.

 

ADMISSIONS ADVISOR

Richard Clark
Director of Admissions
rick.clark@admission.gatech.edu

Gonzaga University

E 502 Boone Ave
Spokane, Washington 99258-0001

http://www.gonzaga.edu

 

TOTAL ENROLLMENT ACCEPTANCE RATE GRADUATION RATE RETENTION RATE
7,781 27% 81% 94%

 

ABOUT THIS SCHOOL

Gonzaga University in Spokane, Washington, is known for being among the best of regional universities in the west. The school offers an online Master’s of Engineering in Transmission and Distribution Engineering, and also offers a five-course online Certificate in Transmission and Distribution Engineering. This ABET accredited master’s degree prepares students to become professional transmission and distribution engineers. The certification program gives students the tools they need to further pursue a career in transmission and distribution engineering.

Students can expect to master subjects like electrical grid operations, transmission line design, engineering leadership, system automation and underground system design.

 

ADMISSIONS ADVISOR

Julie McCulloh
Dean of Admission
mcculloh@gu.gonzaga.edu

Johns Hopkins University

3400 N Charles St. Mason Hall
Baltimore, Maryland 21218-2688

http://www.jhu.edu

 

TOTAL ENROLLMENT ACCEPTANCE RATE GRADUATION RATE RETENTION RATE
20,871 35% 92% 97%

 

ABOUT THIS SCHOOL

Johns Hopkins Engineering For Professionals (EP) has offered online classes since 2001. They are consistent about delivering high quality academics and overall positive educational experiences. Engineering programs are accredited by the ABET Foundation. The engineering programs available through Johns Hopkins, an Elkridge Maryland school, have been ranked at number 14 on a U.S. News list of the Best Online Graduate Engineering Programs.

Engineering programs offered include environmental engineering, systems engineering, electrical and computer engineering and information systems engineering. These programs are offered through the JHU Whiting School of Engineering and give students opportunities for worldwide networking.

 

ADMISSIONS ADVISOR

Shannon Miller
Senior Associate Director
Shannon.Miller@jhu.edu

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

77 Massachusetts Avenue
Cambridge, Massachusetts 02139-4307

http://web.mit.edu

 

TOTAL ENROLLMENT ACCEPTANCE RATE GRADUATION RATE RETENTION RATE
11,189 70% 93% 98%

 

ABOUT THIS SCHOOL

Massachusetts Institute of Technology is renowned worldwide for excellence. It’s been accredited since 1929 by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges. MIT’s School of Engineering has been ranked number one worldwide by the Academic Ranking of World Universities and by the National Research Council.

Hundreds of courses are featured online, with titles like semiconductor manufacturing and management in engineering for those interested in engineering degrees, through a program called Online Courseware. To receive a degree, however, students must attend classes on campus because they need to use the school’s research centers, laboratories and libraries.

 

ADMISSIONS ADVISOR

Matthew McGann
Director of Admissions
mcgann@mit.edu

Mercer University

1400 Coleman Avenue
Macon, Georgia 31207

http://www.mercer.edu

 

TOTAL ENROLLMENT ACCEPTANCE RATE GRADUATION RATE RETENTION RATE
8,329 29% 63% 82%

 

ABOUT THIS SCHOOL

Mercer University in Atlanta offers online courses for working adults through mediums like Moodle, Blackboard and WebEx. The same professors who teach in classroom also instruct online learners. Three degrees are offered online through the School of Engineering. They are an MSE in Software Engineering, an MS in Software Systems and an MS in Technical Communication Management.

Mercer University is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS). Graduates of Mercer University’s School of Engineering are widely recruited and their skills are appreciated by some of the country’s top companies.

 

ADMISSIONS ADVISOR

Penny Elkins
Senior Vice President for Enrollment Management
Elkins_PL@Mercer.edu

Michigan Technological University

1400 Townsend Drive
Houghton, Michigan 49931-1295

http://www.mtu.edu

 

TOTAL ENROLLMENT ACCEPTANCE RATE GRADUATION RATE RETENTION RATE
6,933 34% 66% 83%

 

ABOUT THIS SCHOOL

Michigan Technological University offers an array of online learning courses. Online professional degrees offered by the College of Engineering include an MS in Mechanical Engineering and either a PhD or MS in Electrical Engineering. These are both accelerated master’s degree programs. There are also other MS Engineering degrees offered in an online blended format.

Two certificates are offered online. One is an MEng Certificate in Hybrid Electric Drive Vehicle Engineering. The other is an Advanced Electric Power Engineering Certificate. All engineering curricula offered by the Michigan Technological University School of Engineering is accredited by the ABET.

 

ADMISSIONS ADVISOR

Allison Carter
Director of Admissions
allison@mtu.edu

Mississippi State University

Lee Boulevard
Mississippi State, Mississippi 39762

http://www.msstate.edu

 

TOTAL ENROLLMENT ACCEPTANCE RATE GRADUATION RATE RETENTION RATE
20,365 45% 58% 81%

 

ABOUT THIS SCHOOL

Bagley College of Engineering at Mississippi State University has been ranked twelfth in the nation by U.S. News and World Report for 2013, for their online program in Engineering. The online program is called BCoE-Learning. It was rated outstanding in part due to exceptional instructors. At least twenty-five percent of the faculty hold either professorships or endowed chairs.

The academic programs offered include a general Master’s of Engineering Degree, along with degrees in aerospace engineering, civil, industrial and systems, electrical and computer and systems engineering. Some programs offer both master’s and doctor of philosophy degrees.

 

ADMISSIONS ADVISOR

Phil Bonfanti
Executive Director, Enrollment
pgb13@msstate.edu

Montana Tech of the University of Montana

1300 W Park St
Butte, Montana 59701-8997

http://www.mtech.edu

 

TOTAL ENROLLMENT ACCEPTANCE RATE GRADUATION RATE RETENTION RATE
2,030 55% 48% 66%

 

ABOUT THIS SCHOOL

Montana Tech’s engineering programs ranked at number 29 in the nation for the Best Online Graduate Engineering programs by U.S. News and World Report. This recognition is given for things like selectivity in admissions, qualifications of faculty and the academic reputation of the school. Programs are accredited by the ABET.

Two degree programs are offered, a master’s degree in Project Engineering and Management, and a master’s degree in Industrial Hygiene. The MPEM degree is geared towards those with ambitions of becoming project managers. Both degrees help students to gain excellent management skills.

 

ADMISSIONS ADVISOR

Leslie Dickerson
Director Enrol Services
ldickerson@mtech.edu

Naval Postgraduate School

1 University Circle
Monterey, California 93943

http://www.nps.edu

 

TOTAL ENROLLMENT ACCEPTANCE RATE GRADUATION RATE RETENTION RATE
3,090 N/A N/A N/A

 

ABOUT THIS SCHOOL

The Department of Mechanical and Astronautical Engineering offers an MS in Engineering degree online through its MAE Distance Learning Program, for students with bachelor’s degrees. A number of degrees and certificates are offered with optional specialty tracks students choose from to personalize their degree.

Students graduate with understanding, knowledge and technical abilities in mechanical engineering and other specialties. All engineering courses are ABET Accredited and the school is accredited by the Western Association of Schools, (WASC). Classes are offered through a creative combination of video teleconferencing, asynchronus delivery and a web-based collaboration system called Elluminate Live.

 

ADMISSIONS ADVISOR

Admissions
admissions@nps.edu

Ohio State University-Main Campus

190 N. Oval Mall
Columbus, Ohio 43210

http://www.osu.edu

 

TOTAL ENROLLMENT ACCEPTANCE RATE GRADUATION RATE RETENTION RATE
56,387 44% 82% 92%

 

ABOUT THIS SCHOOL

Ohio State University features opportunities to earn either a two-year distance education Master of Science degree in welding engineering, or a certificate program that students can take online. The certificate is a shorter term program. Prospective students wishing to take part in either program must have a Bachelor of Science degree in physical sciences or engineering.

The programs are designed for working adults who are already in welding careers or jobs in related fields. The program is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of the ABET. It is completely accessible to interested students worldwide.

 

ADMISSIONS ADVISOR

Levern Granger
Vice President, Enrollment Services and Director of Admissions
granger.74@osu.edu

Pace University-New York

1 Pace Plaza
New York, New York 10038-1598

http://www.pace.edu

 

TOTAL ENROLLMENT ACCEPTANCE RATE GRADUATION RATE RETENTION RATE
12,772 16% 56% 74%

 

ABOUT THIS SCHOOL

Pace University offers an MS in Software Development and Engineering that focuses on the application of engineering principles to the software development process. It provides rigorous, in-depth study of the problems of managing, designing, developing, delivering, and maintaining software. After completing the program, you’ll be prepared to sit for the exam leading to the Certified Software Development Associate (CSDA) credential developed by the Computing Society of the IEEE, the world’s leading organization of computing professionals.

 

ADMISSIONS ADVISOR

Susan Ford
University Director of Graduate Admission
sford@pace.edu

TOTAL ENROLLMENT ACCEPTANCE RATE GRADUATION RATE RETENTION RATE
4,149 39% 67% 82%

 

ABOUT THIS SCHOOL

Penn State Erie-Behrend School of Engineering prides itself on its record of over 95 percent of graduates being employed in their field within a year of graduating. Many programs are offered to serve students who have unique ways of learning and special career goals.

Undergraduate certificate programs are offered online that can be applied towards degrees in various majors. There is also a master’s degree in Engineering Management available entirely online. Courses taken online are offered through a program called World Campus. All Penn State Erie-Behrend College programs in engineering are ABET accredited.

 

ADMISSIONS ADVISOR

Dr. Madigan
Director of Enrollment Management
mea1@psu.edu

Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Great Valley

30 East Swedesford Road
Malvern, Pennsylvania 19355-1488

http://www.sgps.psu.edu

 

TOTAL ENROLLMENT ACCEPTANCE RATE GRADUATION RATE RETENTION RATE
604 N/A N/A N/A

 

ABOUT THIS SCHOOL

Online offering includes a Master’s of Engineering Management degree through its World Campus program. This online Master’s of Engineering program uses expert faculty from Penn State Great Valley and from Penn State Harrisburg. Students go through the program taking just two years to complete their degree.

Accredited by ABET, students graduate ready to be project managers and leaders on technical teams. Students have found employment in federal, state and local government, biomedical engineering, research and development, environmental engineering, computer and electronic product manufacturing, scientific and technical services, pharmaceutical and medical manufacturing and transportation.

 

ADMISSIONS ADVISOR

JoAnn Kelly
Associate Director
jek2@psu.edu

Polytechnic Institute of New York University

Six Metrotech Ctr
Brooklyn, New York 11201

http://www.poly.edu

 

TOTAL ENROLLMENT ACCEPTANCE RATE GRADUATION RATE RETENTION RATE
4,652 20% 62% 88%

 

ABOUT THIS SCHOOL

Polytechnic Institute of New York University offers its online master’s degree pathways through their program called NYU-ePOLY online. Programs offered are the same high caliber as the classes offered on-campus. Students can choose from Master’s of Science degrees in Manufacturing Engineering, Cybersecurity, Industrial Engineering, Bioinformatics, Computer Engineering and Organizational Behavior.

NYU-ePOLY online programs are ABET accredited. The program has also been awarded with the 2012 Outstanding Online Program Award through Sloan-C, and with a mention as one of the Best Online Programs in Graduate Engineering for 2013 by U.S. News and World Report.

 

ADMISSIONS ADVISOR

Joy Colelli
Director of Enrollment Management
jc3760@nyu.edu

Purdue University-Main Campus

Hovde Hall of Administration
West Lafayette, Indiana 47907-2040

http://www.purdue.edu

 

TOTAL ENROLLMENT ACCEPTANCE RATE GRADUATION RATE RETENTION RATE
40,393 34% 69% 90%

 

ABOUT THIS SCHOOL

Purdue features a variety of engineering graduate degrees available online. Degrees earned are the same as those earned on-campus. Seven master’s degrees are offered, including an MS in Engineering, other MS degrees for those with degrees in engineering related fields, MS in Aeronautics and Astronautics, MS degrees in Electrical and Computer Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, and Computer Science. There’s also a dual MS and MBA degree offered in partnership with the Kelley School of Business.

Online degrees can be earned by those with bachelor’s degrees from ABET accredited engineering programs. Purdue also offers four certificate programs.

 

ADMISSIONS ADVISOR

Pamela Horne
Associate Vice Provost for Enrollment Management and Dean of Admissions
pamhorne@purdue.edu

South Dakota School of Mines and Technology

501 E Saint Joseph St
Rapid City, South Dakota 57701-3995

http://www.sdsmt.edu

 

TOTAL ENROLLMENT ACCEPTANCE RATE GRADUATION RATE RETENTION RATE
2,424 46% 55% 80%

 

ABOUT THIS SCHOOL

Two online engineering Master’s of Science degrees are offered by South Dakota School of Mines and Technology. Students can earn a Master of Science in Engineering Management (MSEM) or a Mining Engineering Master of Science Degree (MEM) when they already have a Bachelor’s Degree.

For the MSEM Degree, coursework includes operations management, quantitative methods and finance/business management. Students earning their MEM degree study mining engineering management, rock mechanics and slope stability and geomechanics. The South Dakota School of Mines and Technology is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission – North Central Association.

 

ADMISSIONS ADVISOR

Molly Frankl
Director of Admissions
Molly.Frankl@sdsmt.edu

Southern Methodist University

6425 Boaz St
Dallas, Texas 75275-0221

http://www.smu.edu

 

TOTAL ENROLLMENT ACCEPTANCE RATE GRADUATION RATE RETENTION RATE
10,893 24% 80% 90%

 

ABOUT THIS SCHOOL

SMU in Dallas offers online degrees through a program known as LOGin Distance Education. Students are able to earn master’s degrees in Civil and Environmental Engineering, Computer Science and Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Engineering Management Information and Systems and Mechanical Engineering.

The PhD Degrees available include those in Civil Engineering, Systems Engineering, Operations Research, Electrical Engineering, Computer Science and Computer Engineering. Lectures are recorded for playback so that distance students feel as if they are in the classroom. Things like course and lecture notes are available through the Blackboard system. All courses are accredited by ABET.

 

ADMISSIONS ADVISOR

Wes Waggoner
Dean of Undergraduate Admission and Executive Director of Enrollment Services
wwaggoner@smu.edu

Stanford University

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Stanford, California 94305

http://www.stanford.edu

 

TOTAL ENROLLMENT ACCEPTANCE RATE GRADUATION RATE RETENTION RATE
18,519 73% 95% 98%

 

ABOUT THIS SCHOOL

The online engineering courses offered by Stanford University are specially created to positively reflect the world-class teaching faculty and the research from Stanford’s School of Engineering. Graduate or professional certificates or master’s of science degrees in engineering can be earned in a part-time way at students convenience.

Categories students can earn degrees and certificates for include electrical engineering, computer science and information technology, statistics and engineering leadership and management. In addition to the exceptional Stanford faculty, courses are also taught by industry leaders who can offer their special brand of insight into today’s best practices and trends.

 

ADMISSIONS ADVISOR

Richard Shaw
dean of admission and financial aid
rhshaw@stanford.edu

Stratford University

3201 Jermantown Road, Suite 500
Fairfax, Virginia 22030

http://www.stratford.edu

 

TOTAL ENROLLMENT ACCEPTANCE RATE GRADUATION RATE RETENTION RATE
2,733 N/A 20% 76%

 

ABOUT THIS SCHOOL

Stratford University is proud to offer four MS degrees online in software engineering, information assurance, telecommunications and information systems. They also feature an Associate of Applied Science Degree in Network Management and Security. Stratford is accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools.

All the online offerings by Stratford University are meant to help students get a quality education while still being able to keep their other commitments. Students who are highly self-motivated individuals and who are comfortable with the latest technology excel in online coursework. Instructors all have PhD Degrees, Master’s Degrees or J.D.’s.

 

ADMISSIONS ADVISOR

Registrar
registrar@stratford.edu

SUNY at Binghamton

4400 Vestal Parkway East
Vestal, New York 13850-6000

http://www.binghamton.edu

 

TOTAL ENROLLMENT ACCEPTANCE RATE GRADUATION RATE RETENTION RATE
15,308 22% 79% 91%

 

ABOUT THIS SCHOOL

Two engineering advanced degree options exist through The Watson’s School graduate and distance learning program offered by SUNY at Binghamton. These degrees can be pursued by anyone with a bachelor of science degree. Degrees available in engineering include Master’s of Engineering Degrees in Systems Science and Industrial Engineering, or Electrical and Computer Engineering.

The engineering online degree program through SUNY at Binghamton is known as EngiNet. This program was ranked at number 20 on GetEducated.com for the Best Online Master’s of Engineering Degrees in both Electrical and Computer Engineering and in Systems Science and Industrial Engineering.

 

ADMISSIONS ADVISOR

Janice Kinzer
Admissions Advisor
jkinzer@binghamton.edu

Texas A & M University-Corpus Christi

6300 Ocean Dr.
Corpus Christi, Texas 78412-5503

http://www.tamucc.edu

 

TOTAL ENROLLMENT ACCEPTANCE RATE GRADUATION RATE RETENTION RATE
10,508 29% 39% 63%

 

ABOUT THIS SCHOOL

Two online engineering degrees are offered through Texas A & M-Corpus Christi, through the College of Science and Engineering. They are a BS Degree in Geographic Information Science or a Master of Science degree in Geospatial Surveying Engineering. Enrolling processes for online courses are identical to enrolling in the on-campus classes.

Students enrolled in distance learning through Texas A & M-Corpus Christi will find unique and helpful programs like individual consultations with their instructors, a useful website and Blackboard workshops that guide students through ways to use the Blackboard system and its tools.

 

ADMISSIONS ADVISOR

Oscar Reyna
Executive Director of Recruitment & Admissions
oscar.reyna@tamucc.edu

Texas Tech University

Broadway and University Avenue
Lubbock, Texas 79409-5005

http://www.ttu.edu

 

TOTAL ENROLLMENT ACCEPTANCE RATE GRADUATION RATE RETENTION RATE
32,467 39% 62% 81%

 

ABOUT THIS SCHOOL

Texas Tech University’s online engineering programs include undergraduate minors specializing in nuclear engineering and in wind energy. Students also find master’s programs including a Master of Engineering, a Master of Engineering with an emphasis in Healthcare Engineering, a Master of Science in Software Engineering and a Master of Science in Systems and Engineering Management.

One doctorate degree is also offered as a Doctor of Philosophy Degree in Systems and Engineering Management. Students also discover that a graduate certificate is offered in Software Engineering. Texas Tech is accredited by SACS. All engineering programs are accredited by ABET.

 

ADMISSIONS ADVISOR

Ethan Logan
Executive Director
ethan.logan@ttu.edu

The University of Alabama

739 University Blvd
Tuscaloosa, Alabama 35487-0166

http://www.ua.edu

 

TOTAL ENROLLMENT ACCEPTANCE RATE GRADUATION RATE RETENTION RATE
33,503 46% 62% 85%

 

ABOUT THIS SCHOOL

Engineering degrees offered through the BAMA by distance program include an MS degree in Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics, and a BS Degree in Mechanical Engineering. BSME courses are taught in a blended format of online studies and video streaming. Students graduate prepared for exciting careers.

With a versatile BS in Mechanical Engineering degree through the University of Alabama students find careers in fascinating fields like robotics, aerospace, petro-chemical, textiles and automotive along with many others. The program is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, or SACS.

 

ADMISSIONS ADVISOR

Mary Spiegel
EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF UNDERGRADUATE ADMISSIONS
mary.spiegel@ua.edu

The University of Texas at Tyler

3900 University Blvd
Tyler, Texas 75799-6699

http://www.uttyler.edu

 

TOTAL ENROLLMENT ACCEPTANCE RATE GRADUATION RATE RETENTION RATE
6,858 43% 41% 64%

 

ABOUT THIS SCHOOL

Engineering degrees offered through the University of Texas at Tyler are offered as hybrid courses through online course work and weekend attendance at classes on campus. The majority of courses are available online. Degrees include a Master’s of Science in Electrical Engineering, Civil Engineering and Mechanical Engineering.

Most students find they can complete degrees in two years through this hybrid format. Civil engineering courses comply with the ASCE, American Society of Civil Engineers requirements. Students who complete the mechanical engineering degree have found employment with companies like Trane, General Dynamics and Texas Instruments.

 

ADMISSIONS ADVISOR

Sarah Bowdin
Interim Assistant Vice President for Enrollment Management
admrequest@uttyler.edu

United States Merchant Marine Academy

300 Steamboat Rd
Kings Point, New York 11024-1699

http://WWW.USMMA.EDU

 

TOTAL ENROLLMENT ACCEPTANCE RATE GRADUATION RATE RETENTION RATE
1,012 N/A 76% 86%

 

ABOUT THIS SCHOOL

A Master of Science degree in Marine Engineering is offered through the United States Merchant Marine Academy. Coursework is delivered through a program called the MMarE online learning program. This degree is earned through an ABET accredited program that naturally follows coursework completed for an undergraduate degree.

The faculty of the United States Merchant Marine Academy is recognized worldwide for exceptional teaching and for extensive marine knowledge. Laboratories available to students at the Academy are among the best and are often used by students who are doing lab work combined with an optional thesis.

 

ADMISSIONS ADVISOR

Admissions
admissions@usmma.edu

University of Alabama at Birmingham

Administration Bldg Suite 1070
Birmingham, Alabama 35294-0110

http://www.uab.edu

 

TOTAL ENROLLMENT ACCEPTANCE RATE GRADUATION RATE RETENTION RATE
17,999 40% 48% 80%

 

ABOUT THIS SCHOOL

The University of Alabama at Birmingham offers a Master’s Degree in Information Engineering and Management that is available both 100 percent online and on campus. The University of Alabama is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools.

 

ADMISSIONS ADVISOR

Chenise Ryan
Exec Dir-Enrollment Operations
cryan@uab.edu

University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus

4200 Fifth Avenue
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15260

http://www.pitt.edu

 

TOTAL ENROLLMENT ACCEPTANCE RATE GRADUATION RATE RETENTION RATE
28,769 28% 79% 93%

 

ABOUT THIS SCHOOL

Online degrees are offered through the Swanson School of Engineering. They include an MS in Nuclear Engineering degree, along with other online Master’s in Engineering degrees in diverse specialties. Concentrations include Nuclear, Civil and Electrical/Communications/Electronic specializations. The online engineering program was founded in 2012.

Swanson School of Engineering is accredited by the Accreditation Board For Engineering and Technology, or ABET. It is also a member of the Association of American Universities, a by-invitation only association. Degrees can be earned entirely online, and may include campus based students. Courses are taught by the on-campus instructors.

 

ADMISSIONS ADVISOR

Mark Harding
Chief Enrollment Officer
oafa@pitt.edu

University of Toledo

2801 W Bancroft
Toledo, Ohio 43606-3390

http://www.utoledo.edu

 

TOTAL ENROLLMENT ACCEPTANCE RATE GRADUATION RATE RETENTION RATE
21,453 N/A 44% 62%

 

ABOUT THIS SCHOOL

The University of Toledo is accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools. Its online engineering graduate programs were recognized in the Top Ten listing for excellence in U.S. News in 2012. The school has offered online education since 1998.

Bachelor’s Degrees are available in Information Technology and Computer Science and Engineering Technology. These are two-year degree completion programs, for students who have already earned Associate’s Degrees. Also offered is a Master of Science in Engineering, designed for technical professionals. Programs feature personal interaction which is crucial for success. Online programs offer in-state tuition.

 

ADMISSIONS ADVISOR

Dr. Cruickshank
Vice President for Enrollment Management and Online Education
cameron.cruickshank@utoledo.edu

  • University of Virginia-Main Campus

    1827 University Avenue
    Charlottesville, Virginia 22903-2628

    http://www.virginia.edu

     

    TOTAL ENROLLMENT ACCEPTANCE RATE GRADUATION RATE RETENTION RATE
    23,907 42% 93% 98%

     

    ABOUT THIS SCHOOL

    University of Virginia-Main Campus offers six online engineering Master’s Degrees. Degrees are offered in mechanical and aerospace, civil, chemical, electrical and computer, and materials science and engineering. Another ME degree is offered with a major in systems engineering. Distance master’s degree engineering programs are for students who already hold related Bachelors Degrees.

    Students find jobs in industrial and government positions, plastics, chemicals, pharmaceutical, petroleum, aerospace and many other interesting fields. Programs are accredited through the SACS, Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. They have been offered through the University’s Commonwealth Graduate Engineering Program since 1983.

     

    ADMISSIONS ADVISOR

    Gregory Roberts
    Dean of Admission
    gwr2g@virginia.edu