Graduate Degree Programs

PhD Programs

The George R. Brown School of Engineering has 14 programs of study toward thesis-based PhD or master's degrees in each of its nine departments, all of which are ranked in the top 30 in the nation.

* Interdisciplinary Program

engineering professional master's programs

Professional Master's Programs

Our Engineering Professional Master' Programs empower the next generation of leaders with strong technical and data science skills, creative problem solving and the ability to integrate across disciplines to address humankind’s most pressing problems. It’s a non-thesis degree designed for students who wishes to expand their engineering knowledge.

* Interdisciplinary Program

Coordinated Degree Programs

The Brown School of Engineering also offers diverse joint degree programs that provide an interdisciplinary curriculum that takes advantage of our small size and collaborative nature.

Graduate Admissions

All Rice Engineering graduate student admission is administered by the academic departments. Application deadlines and requirements vary. For more information, visit the website of the department, to which you're interested in applying.


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