Master’s Program

Students may apply for and be admitted to a stand-alone master’s program in EER that is intended to serve as either a terminal degree or a complementary degree for a student completing a Ph.D. in another engineering degree.  The M.S. degree requires 30 credits of coursework, (10 courses) as shown in the table below.

Course and credit requirements for EER M.S.


# courses

# credits

Engineering Education Core


6 (minimum)

Research Methods Core


9 (minimum)

Specialization Electives


15 (minimum)

EER Courses

  • EER 601: Foundations of Engineering Education Research (3 credits, to be offered every fall term)
  • EER 602: Introduction to Theoretical Frameworks (3 credits, to be offered alternate winter terms)
  • Research methods core:  3 courses
  • Specialization electives: 5 courses