Graduate school advising
UC Berkeley encourages students to consider graduate school as option after graduation, and has resources available for students to determine which programs are the best fit. Below you will find a list of resources below to help navigate the graduate school process.
5th year master’s programs
For students interested in the UC Berkeley 5th year master’s program, please contact the appropriate departmental graduate adviser:
- Electrical engineering and computer sciences: Michael Sun
- Mechanical engineering: Ricky Vides
- Industrial engineering and operations research: Heather Iwata
- Materials science and engineering: Ariana Castro
Students interested in master’s programs, in engineering or other disciplines, can learn more about the application process, timeline and requirements at the Career Center. Career counselors are available for individual appointments to advise on applying to graduate programs. Appointments can be made through Handshake.
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You can also find out more about applying for graduate school on the Not So Secret Guide to Being a Berkeley Engineer podcast with special guest Meltem Erol.
Advising appointments are available for students interested in applying to and learning about Ph.D. engineering programs. Appointments can be made with Meltem Erol, Director of Graduate Student Outreach, on Wednesday afternoons during the fall and spring semesters. Both virtual and in person appointments are available.