Graduate programs

Student in protective gear in Marvel labPhoto by Noah BergerHere’s one likely reason you find yourself on this page: Berkeley’s overall engineering graduate program is ranked third in the country by U.S. News & World Report. Our individual departments are ranked between first and tenth — with most of them in the top three.

Regardless of the program they choose, our graduate students all receive a rigorous, interdisciplinary, globally aware education. Our classrooms, facilities, labs and studios are all state-of-the-art. You gain research and teaching experience under the direction of some of the finest engineering minds in the world — faculty renowned for their innovation and discovery.

Master of science and doctoral programs

Master’s programs

  • Master of Engineering (MEng) program, combining a core leadership curriculum with coursework in your chosen engineering concentration. Offered by our Coleman Fung Institute for Engineering Leadership in coordination with our academic departments.
  • Master of Business Administration/Master of Engineering (MBA/MEng) program, designed to prepare students to become leaders in technological innovation, offers concurrent degrees from the Haas School of Business and the College of Engineering.
  • Master of Design (MDes) program, a joint initiative between our Jacobs Institute for Design Innovation and the College of Environmental Design, prepares students for creative and technical roles at the intersection of design, policy, and activism.
  • Master of Translational Medicine (MTM) program, offered by our Department of Bioengineering in collaboration with UC San Francisco.

Visit Berkeley’s Graduate Division for information about graduate student admissions, financial aid, student life and other matters.