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MEMS at Duke offers 2 master's degree programs with many options to help you achieve your career goals

  Master of Science
(MS)
Master of Engineering
(MEng)
Typical Duration 3 semesters 3 semesters
Credits 30 30

Experiential

Options

Written thesis with oral defense
—OR—
Research project with poster defense only
Internship
Key Features
  • Research focus with MS Project or Thesis
  • Responsible Research and Ethics training
  • Graduate seminars
  • Experiential design course
  • Business/management focus
  • Industry internship
  • Two required business courses
  • Graduate seminars

Specializations

Admissions

Profile

  • GRE Quantitative: 167
  • GRE Verbal: 154
  • Undergrad GPA: 3.5 (mean)
  • Undergrad GPA: 3.2 (minimum)
  • GRE Quantitative: 163-169
  • GRE Verbal: 152-161
  • UGPA: 3.4-3.7

*Mid-50% range

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MORE OPTIONS

  • The University Program in Materials Science and Engineering (MSE) offers a general MSE curriculum and degree title. The MS, MEng, and PhD programs in Materials Science and Engineering in the MEMS department allow the same general curriculum along with several other materials-focused tracks in soft materials, biomaterials, and AI Materials.

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