Master's Degree in Interdisciplinary Engineering
Master of Science in Engineering
Interdisciplinary Engineering Master’s Degree Program Overview
Purdue University Northwest’s flexible engineering master’s degree program empowers you to choose your own path by electing courses in one or several engineering disciplines. We offer courses in computer, electrical, mechanical, civil, metallurgical and industrial engineering. You can apply for teaching and research assistantships that help build your knowledge, skills and network.
This interdisciplinary program can be tailored to your interests. You can choose between thesis and non-thesis tracks. All graduate faculty members have Ph.D. degrees from major universities and are active in research.
Interdisciplinary Engineering Master's Degree Program Curriculum
We offer courses in a wide range of subjects, including communications, control systems, digital systems, software engineering, power and energy systems, mathematics, metallurgy, statistics and thermal sciences. The program offers a thesis and non-thesis option.
Broaden your understanding of engineering with an array of advanced courses
- ME 56300 – Mechanical Vibrations
- ECE 50900 – Advanced Electric Drives
Deepen your expertise with advanced projects and coursework.
- ME 59700 – Advanced Mechanical Engineering Projects
- ECE 57400 – Software Engineering Methodology
Interdisciplinary Engineering Master's Degree Program Highlights
Your master’s journey at PNW will feature indoor and outdoor laboratory experiences, faculty-supervised research opportunities and small class sizes that promote close relationships with your instructors.
You’ll also enjoy opportunities to present thesis work at national and international research conferences, as well as publish peer-reviewed research papers with faculty. You’ll also be able to offset your tuition/fees with graduate teaching assistantships.
Interdisciplinary Engineering Master's Degree Program Outcomes
As a graduate of this program, you’ll be able to:
- Identify, formulate and solve engineering problems
- Use skills and tools necessary for engineering practice
- Design and conduct experiments; analyze data
- Design systems or processes within realistic constraints
- Recognize ethical and professional responsibilities
- Understand the impact of engineering in economic, environmental and societal contexts
Interdisciplinary Engineering Master’s Degree Program Career Paths
An interdisciplinary engineering degree from PNW prepares you for a number of careers in the field, including:
- Software Developer
- Systems Software Engineer
- Computer Hardware Engineer
- Machinery Manufacturing
Interdisciplinary Engineering Master’s Degree Program Beyond the Classroom
You’ll have many opportunities to get involved in on- and off-campus activities, including:
Interdisciplinary Engineering Master’s Degree Program Employers
Our alumni work with some of the most innovative organizations across the region and around the world, including:
- General Motors
- Northrop Grumman
Earn a Master's Degree in Education in Interdisciplinary Engineering at PNW
Whether you just completed your undergraduate studies or are looking to take the next step to advance your career, Purdue University Northwest’s interdisciplinary engineering master’s degree program increases your skills in several engineering disciplines.