2024-2025 Official University Academic Catalog 
    May 19, 2024  
2024-2025 Official University Academic Catalog

Master of Science (MS) in Engineering

The Master of Science (MS) in Engineering is a traditional program on the Longview campus and consists of 30 credit hours with 24 hours of coursework and 6 hours of thesis. Exact coursework will be determined by the faculty advisor in conjunction with the Graduate Committee.

Total Credit Hours: 30

9 credit hours - Graduate Engineering Core:

*Students are required to register for ENGR6600 every semester enrolled as a fulltime graduate student.


15 credit hours:
Courses as determined by Specialization and Faculty Advisor.  A minimum of three 5XXX+ level courses in the selected area of engineering specialization are required.


  • Up to 9 credit hours of LETU parallel-credit undergraduate/graduate engineering courses
  • Up to 6 credit hours of transferred graduate level courses (taken for a grade) in Science, Computer Science, Math and/or Engineering from other ABET accredited institutions
  • Up to 4 credit hours (1 course with lab) of upper division undergraduate Math, Science, Computer Science or Engineering outside of the primary field of specialization (non-parallel credit)


Specialization Options for Master of Science in Engineering and Master of Engineering
Aerospace Engineering
Biomedical Engineering
Civil Engineering
Computer Engineering
Electrical Engineering
Environmental Engineering
Materials Joining Engineering
Mechanical Engineering

6 credit hours required
ENGR 6893 - Thesis  (to be taken more than once)