McCormick School of Engineering, Northwestern University
Northwestern University’s Robert R. McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science fosters a culture in which innovation is not only encouraged but expected. Through a consistent commitment to interdisciplinary study, McCormick has become a place where technical skills are deep and are accompanied by creativity and humanistic depth. We are committed to training whole-brain™ individuals who can address the most pressing problems facing society today.
A PhD from McCormick means the chance to work with world-class faculty members researching advanced topics in engineering: nanotechnology and materials, transportation, networks and complex systems, computer science, engineering and medicine, energy, design, and countless others. McCormick PhD graduates are prepared to perform at the highest level both in academia and the private sector.
Full-Time Master’s Degree
McCormick has tailored its master’s degree programs to best fit the constant changes of the work and research environments. Whether you’re a recent graduate or well into your career, McCormick’s master’s programs will leave you poised to make a lasting impact, at work and in the broader world.
Part-Time Master’s Degree
McCormick offers a variety of master’s degree programs designed for working professionals, with respect both to their scheduling and the immediate utility of their course contents.
Interdepartmental Degree / Specialization Programs
McCormick’s emphasis on interdisciplinary research affects study at all levels. The interdepartmental PhD programs co-sponsored by McCormick reflect the school’s dedication to broad-based study across fields.
MS Programs with Interdepartmental Minors
McCormick students enrolled in MS programs have the option of choosing a major in their home department and a minor in another department. Students choosing this option will receive a degree in their major field and a certificate in the minor field. By choosing a complementary minor to the major field, MS students can enhance their credentials and marketability.