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Graduate Degrees and Programs

Certificate Programs

Graduate certificate programs offer opportunities to primarily part-time students who are interested in obtaining certification via distance education. Applicants must still meet the minimum criteria for admission, including a bachelor’s degree and successful completion of the GRE examination. The TCE offers the following certificate programs:

  • Graduate Certificate in Reliability and Maintainability Engineering
  • Contractual and Legal Affairs in Engineering and Construction Graduate Certificate
  • Graduate Certificate in Engineering Management
  • Fire Protection Engineering Certificate
  • Power and Energy Systems Graduate Certificate
  • Graduate Certificate in Nuclear Criticality Safety
  • Nuclear Security Science and Analysis Graduate Certificate

Please visit the UT Department of Distance Education and Independent Study web site for more information.

Master’s Degrees

The UT Tickle College of Engineering offers Master of Science (MS) degrees in the following disciplines:

Aerospace Engineering — offered through the Department of Mechanical, Aerospace and Biomedical Engineering
Biomedical Engineering — offered through the Department of Mechanical, Aerospace and Biomedical Engineering
Biosystems Engineering — offered through the Department of Biosystems Engineering and Soil Science in the College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources
Chemical Engineering — offered through the Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
Civil Engineering — offered through the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
Computer Engineering — offered through the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
Computer Science — offered through the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
Electrical Engineering — offered through the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
Engineering Science — offered through the Department of Mechanical, Aerospace and Biomedical Engineering
Environmental Engineering — offered through the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
Industrial Engineering — offered through the Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering
Materials Science and Engineering — offered through the Department of Materials Science and Engineering
Mechanical Engineering — offered through the Department of Mechanical, Aerospace and Biomedical Engineering
MS-MBA Program — offered in conjunction with the UT College of Business Administration, this program is designed to give recent engineering graduates and practicing professionals the skills necessary to become the next generation of new business owners and CEOs. In less than two years, students can simultaneously earn a Master of Science degree in a chosen engineering discipline and a Master of Business Administration.
Nuclear Engineering — offered through the Department of Nuclear Engineering
Reliability and Maintainability Engineering — offered in conjunction with the Department of Statistics, Operations and Management Science in the UT College of Business Administration, this multidisciplinary degree is available in thesis and non-thesis options and can be completed on campus or through distance education.

Doctoral Degrees

The UT Tickle College of Engineering offers Doctoral (PhD) degrees in the following disciplines:

Aerospace Engineering — offered through the Department of Mechanical, Aerospace and Biomedical Engineering
Biomedical Engineering — offered through the Department of Mechanical, Aerospace and Biomedical Engineering
Biosystems Engineering — offered through the Department of Biosystems Engineering and Soil Science in the College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources
Chemical Engineering — offered through the Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
Civil Engineering — offered through the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
Computer Engineering — offered through the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
Computer Science — offered through the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
Energy Science and Engineering — offered through The Bredesen Center
Electrical Engineering — offered through the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
Engineering Science — offered through the Department of Mechanical, Aerospace and Biomedical Engineering
Industrial Engineering — offered through the Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering
Materials Science and Engineering — offered through the Department of Materials Science and Engineering
Mechanical Engineering — offered through the Department of Mechanical, Aerospace and Biomedical Engineering
Nuclear Engineering — offered through the Department of Nuclear Engineering

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