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 requires 30 credits of coursework, as shown in the table below.

Course and credit requirements for EER M.S.


# courses

# credits

Engineering Education Core


9 (minimum)

Research Methods Core


9 (minimum)

Specialization Electives


12 (minimum)

EER Courses

  • EER 601: Foundations of Engineering Education Research (3 credits, to be offered every fall term, beginning 2018)
  • EER 602: Introduction to Theoretical Frameworks (3 credits, to be offered alternate winter terms, beginning 2019)
  • EER 603: Research Design in Engineering Education (3 credits, expected to be offered alternate winter terms, beginning 2020)