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Graduate programs designed for working engineers and technical professionals.

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The Professional Master of Engineering (M. Eng.) program and the Graduate Certificate in Engineering (G.C.EN.) program are open to qualified applicants holding a regionally accredited bachelor degree in engineering or a related field.

Visit the Programs page for more information on degree requirements. 


Application Deadlines

  On-Campus Domestic On-Campus International Online Domestic and International
Spring Dec. 15th Sept. 24th Dec. 15th
Summer May 15th n/a May 15th
Fall July 31st Mar. 8th July 31st


Located between Washington, D.C. and Baltimore, the University of Maryland is conveniently located for working engineers. Students taking classes on campus can leverage the A. James Clark School of Engineering's state-of-the-art facilities, such as Terrapin Works, the Maryland Cybersecurity Center, and the Maryland Robotics Center and work with faculty at the leading edge of engineering. 

Consistently ranked top 20 by U.S. News & World Report Best Online Engineering Graduate programs, our academically rigorous online graduate program options are designed specifically for working engineers. 

Our online courses and programs follow a traditional weekly schedule, and some programs do require weekly conferences. With advanced technology and learning tools, online courses through Maryland Applied Graduate Engineering let you balance work, family, and life, while advancing your career to the next level. 

Distance Education Technology & Services

Distance Education Technology & Services (DETS) delivers graduate and undergraduate engineering programs, and specific short courses, seminars, and lectures to individuals and organizations throughout the world, as well as provide students and faculty on the College Park campus with technology and associated services designed to compliment the on-campus learning experience.

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DETS facilities include video fiber circuit access and six technology-enhanced studio classrooms ranging in capacity from 17-122 students.