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Graduate Programs Offered by the College of Engineering at Boise State University
If you’re a prospective graduate student in engineering, you may be evaluating lots of universities. Have you considered Boise State University? Take a closer look and you may discover your ideal academic home.

Ph.D. Programs

Ph.D. in Computing
Doctor of Philosophy

This interdisciplinary program brings together faculty members from Chemistry and Biochemistry, Civil Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Mathematics, Mechanical and Biomedical Engineering, the Micron School of Materials Science and Engineering, and Physics. With this broad reach lies strength: faculty and students may leverage a diverse and unique set of approaches, skills, and expertise that enable and complement the research effort. The program includes four emphases: Computational Science and Engineering; Computer Science, Cyber-Security, and Data Science. The Computing doctoral program will officially begin admitting students to the Data Science emphasis beginning in the fall of 2019.
computing.boisestate.edu/

Computing Ph.D. Program Information | Graduate Coordinators – Tim Anderson TAndersen@boisestate.edu and Jodi Mead jmead@boisestate.edu 

Ph.D. in Electrical and Computer Engineering

In this interdisciplinary program, students have the opportunity to participate in transformative research that is advancing our understanding of nanotechnology, wireless sensor networks, mixed-signal circuits, photonics, plasma electronics, and embedded systems. Nationally and internationally recognized faculty from Mechanical and Biomedical Engineering, Electrical and Computer Engineering, and Materials Science and Engineering contribute their expertise to this degree offering. Among the facilities available is the Idaho Microfabrication Laboratory, a research and education resource “clean room” environment dedicated to advancing materials and processes. coen.boisestate.edu/ece/prospective-students/prospective-phd-students/

ECE Ph.D. Program Information | Connect with an ECE admissions counselor by emailing ece@boisestate.edu or calling 208-426-5788

Ph.D. in Materials Science and Engineering

This interdisciplinary program integrates faculty from Chemistry, Physics, Mechanical and Biomedical Engineering, Electrical and Computer Engineering, and Materials Science and Engineering. Based on a strong foundation of radical collaboration and industry support, research fields include nanoscale fabrication, shape memory alloys, DNA nanotechnology, energy, biomaterials, materials characterization, polymeric materials, and materials modeling. We encourage our students to solve global challenges of enduring significance through materials innovation.
coen.boisestate.edu/mse/degreeprograms/phd-program/

MSE Ph.D. Program Information | Associate Director: Graduate Programs – Scott Phillips sphillips@boisestate.edu   Academic Programs Manager – Jessica Economy  jessicaeconomy@boisestate.edu

Ph.D. in Geosciences

In this interdisciplinary program, students work with Civil Engineering and Geoscience faculty members to advance our understanding of hydrology; climate change; water resources planning and management; environmental studies; and geoenvironmental and geotechnical engineering.
earth.boisestate.edu/degrees/graduate/phd-geosciences

Master’s Programs

Civil Engineering
Master of Science in Civil Engineering and
Master of Engineering in Civil Engineering
CE Graduate Program Information | Graduate Coordinator – Bhaskar Chittoori  bhaskarchittoori@boisestate.edu 

Computer Science
Master of Science in Computer Science
CS Graduate Program Information | Graduate Coordinator – Jerry Fails  jerryfails@boisestate.edu

Electrical and Computer Engineering
Master of Engineering in Electrical and Computer Engineering
Master of Science in Electrical and Computer Engineering
ECE Graduate Program Information | Graduate Admissions Coordinator – Kristina Martin   kristinamartin@boisestate.edu

Organizational Performance and Workplace Learning
Masters in Instructional & Performance Technology
OPWL homepage | Graduate Coordinator – Kelly Weak  kweak@boisestate.edu 

Materials Science and Engineering
Master of Science in Materials Science and Engineering
Master of Engineering in Materials Science & Engineering
MSE Graduate Program Information | Associate Director: Graduate Programs – Scott Phillips sphillips@boisestate.edu   Academic Programs Manager – Jessica Economy  jessicaeconomy@boisestate.edu

Mechanical Engineering
Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering &
Master of Engineering in Mechanical Engineering
ME Graduate Program Information |Graduate Coordinator – John Gardner,  jgardner@boisestate.edu

A complete listing of the curriculum associated with each degree program may be found in the Boise State University Graduate Catalog.

Also available:

Graduate Certificate Programs in MSMSE

Graduate Certificate in Secondary Teaching for Engineers