Graduate Programs in Computer Science and Engineering

Computer Science and Engineering is one of the most popular Graduate programs rising in popularity in last few years. "Software is eating everyone's lunch" as it being said. From automation of cars to AI, Machine Learning, cloud computing, artificial hearts, robotic surgeries,robots in warehouses,drones, software is every where. There is no human aspect of life which is not touched by computers/software. And this is evident by rising number of jobs, high salaries, joining bonus. The job vacancies in Software engineering are all time high. The masters degree program range from Artificial Intelligence to Computer Integrated Surgery to Master of Advanced Study in Integrated Circuit, integrated mathematics, statistics and computer science programs and one year Master of engineering in computer science.

Harvard University

USA Ranking NU

Tuition

37576$

City

Cambridge | MA

  • Bioengineering: Bioengineering provides opportunities to investigate problems in areas as diverse as neuroengineering, biomaterials, biomechanics, and medical instrumentation.Many courses emphasize lab work, such as exploring the properties of a frog muscle or using computers to simulate neural networks.The overarching intellectual goal of bioengineering is to apply quantitative engineering analysis to understand the operation of living systems, and design novel systems to satisfy unmet needs. Bioengineers apply the fundamental engineering disciplines (thermodynamics, fluid mechanics); sciences (physics, biology, chemistry); and mathematics (statistics, differential equations) to solve problems. The bioeng
  • Master's in CS: Harvard University’s Applied Computation Graduate program offers two fields of interest. The program offers Computational Science and Engineering (CSE) and Data Science, which respectively provides a degree in Master of Engineering and Master of Science. There is no terminal-level degree in Computer Science programs, but Harvard offers a secondary field in both programs. These will start from Fall 2018 and provides specialization in a number of skills such as statistical modeling, machine learning, optimization, management and analysis of massive data sets, and data acquisition. There are other skills that can be learned in the program. This includes teamwork and collaboration, problem solving, analysis of data, communication, and many others.
  • Law, JD: Harvard University offers many law degree programs including JD/MBA, JD/MPH, JD/MPP and MPA-ID, JD/MUP, and JD PhD. Harvard Law School’s JD degree provides one of the most unmatched opportunities in law and other related disciplines through its rigorous and collaborative environment. There will be a wide array of research programs with unparalleled breadth and depth.
  • Law, LLM: Harvard also offers a Master of Laws (LLM) which is a one-year degree program that encases knowledge in a variety of legal systems and backgrounds. This program offers various career plans including lawyers working in firms, government officials, law professors, judges, diplomats, human rights activists, doctoral students, business men and women, and others.
  • Law, JD/MBA: Harvard Law School offers a combined Juris Doctor and Master in Business Administration (JD/MBA) degree program. This program is especially designed for students to gain expertise in law and management practices with rigorous and concentrated course of study. Ultimately, this degree will prepare students for careers with an understanding of both legal and business principles.
  • Law, JD/MPH: Harvard offers a joint Juris Doctor/Master of Public Health (JD/MPH) degree program. This program encourages and supports individuals who are interested in public health and law. Completing this degree will prepare students for careers in health law, public health policy, and other related fields.
  • JD/MPP and MPA-ID: The Harvard Law School and Harvard Kennedy School offer a joint degree program in law and government through a Juris Doctor and Master in Public Policy degrees (JD/MPP) or a Master in Public Administration in International Development (JD/MPAID). Both of these programs allow students who want to work in the government, public policy, law, and other related fields. Furthermore, the program prepares students for leadership positions in public service.
  • Law and Urban Planning, JD/MUP: Through the Harvard Law School (HLS) and the Harvard University Graduate School of Design (GSD), a joint degree program in law and urban planning is being offered to students looking to study these areas of discipline and wanting to enter leadership positions. This degree program can be completed within four to five years. Students should be prepared to complete 40 units of coursework during their first year at the GSD.

Yale University

USA Ranking NU

Tuition

35500$

City

New Haven | CT

  • Biomedical Engineering:
  • Computer Science Graduate Program: Yale University offers a carefully designed program for students who want to pursue employment after their Master’s degree. The Master of Science program is also best suited for students who want to focus on research. Yale’s Master of Science program allows students to interact with faculty and colleagues in small classes. This program provides in-depth knowledge in Computer Science that go beyond undergraduate programs that can be used for professional development.
  • Psychology: Yale University’s Department of Psychology offers five Master of Science (MS) programs. Their programs include Clinical Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Neuroscience, and Social/Personality Psychology. Each of these programs have courses that leads the next generation of psychologists to become leaders in the academic and research fields in their respective specializations. Furthermore, Yale’s programs are fully accredited by the American Psychological Association (APA).
  • Anthropology: With more than 80 years of experience in teaching and researching Anthropology, Yale University offers a haven for those wanting to pursue a Master of Arts (MA) or Master of Philosophy (MPhil) in Anthropology. Prospective students are required to complete 42 credit hours and work on research. The MA degree are for students who aren’t planning in pursuing a PhD. On the other hand, the MPhil degree is for those who want to pursue a PhD. The academic requirements for an MPhil degree in Yale is the same as the PhD degree. The difference between the two lies with not having to submit a prospectus and a dissertation for the MPhil degree.
  • Sociology: Yale University accepts between six to ten students in their graduate program in Sociology each year. The university gives preference to students to intend to pursue a PhD degree in Sociology. The program prepares students in their future careers as a researcher and teacher/professor.
  • IT and Media Law, MSL: Yale University offers a graduate degree program in IT and Media Law. In this program students will graduate with a degree of Master of Studies in Law (MSL) which is geared towards journalists who are seeking for an intensive immersion in legal thinking. Through this knowledge, journalists will be able to educate others and their audience.
  • Corporal and Commercial Law, JD/MBA: Yale University offers a graduate degree program in Corporate and Commercial Law. Through the Yale Law School Center for the Study of Corporate Law, students will learn to focus on corporate law as well as the law of other non-governmental organizations. Other knowledge-based learning such as the regulation of financial markets and intermediaries are also included in the coursework.

Tuition

36688$

City

New York | NY

  • M.S. in Computer Science: Columbia University’s Master of Science program consists of eight discipline tracks that provides students with an in-depth knowledge in the area of study. The program offers eight concentration tracks students: Computer Security; Foundations of Computer Science;Computational Biology; Natural Language Processing; Network Systems; Machine Learning; Software Systems; Vision, Graphics, Interaction, and Robotics; MS Personalized; and MS Thesis. Students are also encouraged to collaborate with the university’s research group and labs to improve their professional skills and help with research. The university also works hand-in-hand with companies around New York City which offers professional career opportunities.

Stanford University

USA Ranking NU

Tuition

41250$

City

Stanford | CA

  • Bioengineering: The Bioengineering Department is creating a fusion of engineering and the life sciences that promotes scientific discovery and the invention of new technologies and therapies through research and education.Our mission includes advancing bioengineering as a fundamental engineering discipline grounded in basic sciences, powered by a unique set of engineering concepts and principles, and capable of realizing many diverse applications. In realizing our mission, we must capitalize on the unique history and strengths of Stanford and become a model for bioengineering worldwide. Such developments, catalyzed in part by our faculty, represent a major opportunity for the School of Engineering and the
  • Biomedical Informatics:
  • Computer Science: Stanford University’s Electrical Engineering and Computer Science departments offer several areas of specialization. Their offer includes artificial intelligence, biocomputation, computer and network security, human-computer interaction, information management and analytics, mobile and internet computing, real-world computing, software theory, systems, and theoretical computer science. The program is also geared towards developing students’ professional abilities by allowing them to interact with industry and academic researchers and professionals.
  • Psychology: Stanford University offers a Master of Arts (MA) in Psychology degree to students who are planning to enroll in the PhD in Psychology program as well. To complete this program, students are expected to finish 45 units of graduate level Psychology courses. This university offers five different areas of study: Cognitive, Affective, Neuroscience, Social, and Developmental Psychology. Each concentration area will have core courses required for completion as well as two statistics courses.
  • Anthropology: Stanford University offers a Master of Arts (MA) in Anthropology. This program enhances a student’s knowledge in Anthropology and prepares them for their future careers or doctoral studies. In order to complete this program, students are expected to do some independent work while working on field research and area specialization.
  • Sociology: Stanford University offers a Master of Arts (MA) degree in Sociology for students who are currently enrolled in the university. However, non-Stanford students can apply for the PhD program. On the other hand, they also offer a coterminal degree wherein students can complete their bachelor of arts (BA) degree and complete an MA during their fifth year.
  • Management Science and Engineering: Stanford University offers a Master of Science (MS) and Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in management science and engineering. The university’s MS program helps address the needs of organizations by providing in depth knowledge in Engineering Management and enhancing a student’s technical and managerial skills. Both the MS and PhD programs are geared to develop analytical skills and abilities to allow better decision making and improving problem solving skills. Furthermore, the program wants to create leaders in the industry that help innovate and improve the running of organizations.
  • Law, JD: Stanford University offers a Juris Doctor program in Law that helps students master legal doctrine. While it’s just the beginning of a proper legal education, these degree will cross disciplinary boundaries that allows students to learn without limits in their legal education.

University of Chicago

USA Ranking NU

Tuition

45900$

City

Chicago | IL

  • Masters Program in Computer Science: The Masters Program in Computer Science (MPCS) offers a comprehensive and professionally-oriented computer science education that combines the foundations of computer science with the applied and in-demand skills necessary for careers in technology. The MPCS is specially well suited for students interested in software engineering, mobile computing, data analytics, and high-performance computing. The coursework in the program represents a realistic balance between CS foundational theory and applied technical courses.
  • MS: The Master of Science in Biomedical Informatics draws on the breadth and depth of expertise from across the University of Chicago through its Faculty Advisory Committee, including members from the departments of Computer Science, Public Health Sciences, the Pritzker School of Medicine, and the Computation Institute. These partners also facilitate a local and national network of industry-based opportunities for students.MSc in Biomedical InformaticsCurriculumBiomedical Informatics curriculum has been designed by academic faculty and medical industry professionals to ensure its relevance and applicability to the workforce needs in biomedical fields. We will offer a boot camp for each of these
  • Psychology: The University of Chicago does not offer a terminal master’s degree program in their Department of Psychology. However, they do offer an Master of Arts Program in Social Sciences (MAPSS) and Master of Arts (MA) in Computational Social Science. Their MAPSS program can be completed within one year, and the curriculum is focused on providing students with research knowledge on anthropology, economics, history, political science, psychology and sociology. On the other hand, the MA in Computational Social Science program can be completed within two years. The program focuses on using technologies and statistical techniques that are constantly used by social science investigators.
  • Anthropology: The University of Chicago offers a graduate program in Sociocultural and Linguistic Anthropology. It provides students with a wide range of knowledge in ethnographic and theoretical interests. The department doesn’t emphasize a specific perspective in terms of theory, but it’s well-known to teaching and putting attention to the classic problems in social theory.
  • JSD: The University of Chicago offers two graduate degree programs namely Doctor of Jurisprudence (JSD) and Doctor of Comparative Law (DCompL). Students in these programs are required to meet the same requirements, but they can elect which degree to receive. Prospective students need to complete a Master of Law degree (LLM) prior to being accepted to University of Chicago’s JSD or DCompL programs.
  • JD: The University of Chicago’s Law School offers a Juris Doctor (JD) graduate program. The department seeks for highly motivated and academically oriented law school applicants. It takes three years to complete this program. Furthermore, there is a small class size which ensures that students will have a supportive community of colleagues and faculty members.
  • Law, LLM: The University of Chicago offers a Master of Law (LLM) degree program. Students interested in this program will have a legal background about the US legal system. After completion of the degree, LLM graduates will be working in law-related positions.

Tuition

41770$

City

Cambridge | MA

  • Electrical Engineering and Computer Science: Students who want to enter MIT’s Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Department (EECS) does NOT require to have GRE scores on admission. Admission is determined by GPA, Statement of Purpose, and letters of recommendation. Through the EECS, students applying who have a Bachelor’s degree will continue to a Master’s program before entering the PhD program. However, students applying with a Master’s degree will begin working towards their PhD. Financial aid is also provided to students who are admitted in the program since entering the program is very competitive.
  • History, Anthropology, and Science, Technology, and Society: Massachusetts Institute of Technology offers a PhD program in History, Anthropology, and Science, Technology, and Society or HASTS. This program trains students in incorporating science and technology in today’s social and cultural contexts. The faculty members in this program are experts in the field of technological and scientific work in term of engagement and processes across geographical areas and historical periods.

Duke University

USA Ranking NU

Tuition

42805$

City

Durham | NC

  • Biomedical Engineering: Areas of specialization include: biochemical engineering, bioanalytic chemistry, biofluid mechanics, biomedical materials, biomedical modeling, biosensors, biotechnology, cell and tissue engineering, computational systems biology and synthetic biology, DNA-based therapeutics, data acquisition and processing, drug delivery, electrophysiology, ultrasound imaging and instrumentation, orthopaedic biomechanics, molecular surface engineering, neuronal circuits of the brain, physiologic transport and flow, protein engineering, radionuclide imaging, women's reproductive health, soft tissue mechanics, genomics, and optical coherence tomography. Opportunities are available for students to collaborate
  • Computer Science: Duke University’s Department of Computer Science offers Masters of Science and doctorate degrees in areas such as algorithms, architecture, artificial intelligence, and scientific computing. The Master of Science program provides two options students can choose from: 1. 30 credits of coursework; and 2. work on a thesis or project. There are numerous faculty research that students can partake from specific fields including fault-tolerant architectures, computational biology, robotics and many more.
  • Electrical and Computer Engineering: Duke University’s Electrical and Computer Engineering or ECE program offers a wide variety of areas and research opportunities within electrical and computer engineering disciplines. Research departments of the ECE program are organized into themes including quantum computing, waves and metamaterials, computer architecture and systems, and many more. Highly qualified Master of Science and PhD students admitted in the program are mostly provided with financial aid.
  • Electrical and Computer Engineering : Duke’s ECE department offers a Master of Engineering course in two fields: Electrical and Computer Engineering as well as Photonics and Optical Sciences. The programs enhance a student’s knowledge of technology while building professional skills in leadership and management. The program expects students to meet the requirements which includes 30 credits of coursework, an internship, and a seminar.
  • Psychology and Neuroscience: Duke University offers a PhD degree in Psychology and Neuroscience. This program is aimed towards those who want to learn more about social and natural sciences in respect to the study of behavior, brain, and cognition. Only applicants with a psychology undergraduate major will be taken into consideration during the application process. However, prospective students can also opt to take a GRE subject test to enter the field of study.
  • Developmental Psychology: Duke University offers a Graduate Certificate in Developmental Psychology. In this program, graduates will be trained in the field of developmental psychology in collaboration with the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNC). Students will be participation in research together with faculty members in the areas of cognitive development, social development, applied development and developmental psychobiology.
  • Cultural Anthropology: Duke University offers two degrees in Cultural Anthropology: a PhD, a JD/MA. The JD/MA degree are designed for those who are planning to enter Law School. This program provides students with in depth knowledge and builds a foundation in current theory and methods of research. Furthermore, students will also learn issues that concern the US, Latin America, and many other countries from pop culture to public health to religion and many more.
  • Evolutionary Anthropology: Duke University offers a PhD program in Evolutionary Anthropology. In this program, the department of evolutionary anthropology provides students with some background, experience, and opportunities to study primate behavior, ecology, genetics, morphology, systematics, and evolution. Furthermore, there will be field work in multiple areas that concern evolutionary anthropology.
  • Sociology, PhD: Duke University offers a PhD program in Sociology with eight areas of specialization. These specializations include comparative and historical sociology; population studies; medical sociology; economic sociology; social psychology; sociology of religion and culture; and social networks and stratification. Students will have a close working relationship with faculty as the university uses a mentorship approach which has led to high research productivity and many opportunities.
  • Anthropology and History: Duke University offers a Graduate Certificate in Anthropology and History. This program allows students to look into the work of historians and anthropologists through a shared framework. In both of these disciplines, students will learn about cultural diversity and cultural change.

University of Pennsylvania

USA Ranking NU

Tuition

27700$

City

Philadelphia | PA

Tuition

38085$

City

Pasadena | CA

Dartmouth College

USA Ranking NU

Tuition

43782$

City

Hanover | NH

  • Quantitative Biomedical Sciences:
  • Computer Science - Graduate: Dartmouth College offers 35 graduate courses in the field of Computer Science. The courses range from range from bioinformatics and programming to practical training and thesis research. Students are expected to complete a variety of Computer Science courses and research with a choice of concentration in Digital Arts. The course provides students to increase their proficiency in Computer Science and Digital Arts while being progressively immersed in research. Undergraduates of Computer Science in Dartmouth College also have the ability to apply for the 4+1 A.B./M.S. program which allows them to complete their graduate degree after a year. Dartmouth also offers a PhD degree in Computer Science.

Johns Hopkins University

USA Ranking NU

Tuition

43390$

City

Baltimore | MD

  • Applied Biomedical Engineering: Johns Hopkins Engineering offers online and part-time master's degrees and certificates in twenty program areas spanning the fields of engineering and applied sciences.The Johns Hopkins Engineering for Professionals Applied Biomedical Engineering program gives practicing scientists the opportunity to enhance their skills in engineering so that they can solve today’s most critical problems in biology and medicine.What is Biomedical Engineering?Deeply interdisciplinary, biomedical engineering applies modern approaches from the experimental life sciences in conjunction with theoretical and computational methods from engineering, mathematics and computer science to the solution of biomedical pro
  • Computer Integrated Surgery: With the increasing demands of computer-based information technology for surgical interventions, John Hopkins offers a master’s degree in Computer INtegrated Surgery. This includes knowing how computers are used in pre-operative planning and tools that surgeons utilize for surgical procedures. The program will provide students with the knowledge of computers used in the healthcare setup to improve advanced surgical operations.
  • Computer Science: The fast-paced evolution of Computer Science expands from theoretical practices to practical integration. John Hopkins offers students opportunities in many areas of Computer Science discipline including computer-integrated surgery, computer systems, and theoretical computer science. Working professionals have the ability to study part-time or online programs to complete their respective master’s degree course.
  • Electrical & Computer Engineering: John Hopkins University offers Electrical and Engineering programs that helps students build and develop their knowledge and skill sets needed in computer engineering. Some of the diverse knowledge students will come across include software and computer development, finance and investment banking, and even gaming systems. Students admitted to this university are expected to develop professional skills such as problem solving, adaptability, and technical knowledge of computer science.
  • Electronics and Computer Music: John Hopkins University’s Computer Music Department integrates knowledge of computers and music into one. The Master’s program in Computer Music offers three different tracks that prepare every student with advanced working knowledge in multimedia and technology industry. The three tracks include Research/Technology, conservatory level Composition, and Performance/Concert Production. This program utilizes the latest hardware and software used in digital synthesis used in the music technology industry.
  • Anthropology: Johns Hopkins University offers two programs in the field of Anthropology: Bachelor of Arts (BA) and Doctor of Philosophy (PhD). The university’s PhD program revolves around socio-cultural sociology which is one of the four traditional subfields of anthropology. Students will be studying a combination of social and cultural theories with empirical studies of everyday life, cultural and political expression, and social organization.
  • Engineering Management: Johns Hopkins University offers a Master of Science in Engineering Management program that can be customized to meet the needs and goals of each individual. The university also offers a combined bachelor’s and master’s degree track. With this option, students can pursue a master’s degree in engineering management directly after completing their undergrad degree in Johns Hopkins. Johns Hopkins’ program aims to bridge the gap between technology and business by providing students the ability to use their expertise and exercise their leadership skills to advance further in their future careers.

Northwestern University

USA Ranking NU

Tuition

43380$

City

Evanston | IL

  • Biomedical Engineering: The biomedical engineering community at Northwestern University includes faculty appointed in 12 departments within engineering, medicine, arts and sciences, and communication.The breadth of faculty members’ research interests affords students a wide variety of research opportunities. Research takes place on the main campus in Evanston, on the medical school campus in downtown Chicago, and at the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago.INTERDISCIPLINARY PROGRAMS & RESEARCH GROUPSThe majority of graduate students in the Department of Biomedical Engineering participate in interdisciplinary programs and research groups, including:The Falk Center for Molecular TherapeuticsThe Magnetic Resonance Imag
  • Computer Engineering: Northwestern University offers Master of Science and Doctor of Philosophy degrees in Computer Engineering. Both degrees offer in-depth knowledge of Computer Engineering while increasing a student’s potential in becoming a leader in academic and industry settings. The Master's program involves courses and research in electrical engineering and computer science like mobile systems, systems simulation, hardware software interaction, and robotics. Once admitted through the Master of Science program, students can immediately work together with an adviser to choose one of three possible options, which are coursework, project, or thesis/research.
  • Computer Science: Northwestern provides prospective students to work together with award-winning faculty members and state-of-the-art resources and research labs. The MS in Computer Science program under the Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Department allow students to fully interact and expose themselves to a learning and advanced research environment. This type of environment is geared towards preparing students to be ready for the working world. Students can select from different facets of courses and research including artificial intelligence, visualization, computer entertainment, and many more.
  • Psychology, PhD: Northwestern University's Psychology Department is one of the strongest and most prestigious departments in the United States. programs in five areas: Clinical Psychology, Personality and Health Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Brain, Behavior, & Cognition (BBC), and Social Psychology. Faculty and graduate students in all five areas are conducting some of the most exciting and influential research being done in the psychological sciences today.
  • Anthropology: The graduate program in anthropology prepares professional anthropologists. Therefore, we accept only students who intend to work toward the doctorate.Typically, the student is admitted to candidacy at the end of three years.
  • Sociology, PhD: Northwestern University offers a PhD program in Sociology. The program will allow students to participate in a variety of courses in theory and methods related to the field of sociology. This program is designed for students who want to pursue an academic or a research position in the future.
  • Industrial Engineering and Management Sciences: Northwestern University’s master of engineering management program is designed for those who aim to advance in managerial and technical responsibilities. The program is also aimed for individuals who want to advance their positions in their career. With an integrated approach to the multiple facets of engineering management, the university’s program aims to improve career opportunities by focusing on practical business perspectives in complex managerial environments in technology-based organizations.
  • JD: Northwestern University offers a Juris Doctor (JD) graduate degree program. In the first year of this degree, students will be building a foundation in legal reasoning, analysis, and writing. Beyond this, students will also be learning and understanding the structures and policies of the law. To complete the first, students will have to complete 22 credits of required classes as well as six credits of electives.
  • JD-LLM in International Human Rights: Northwestern University offers a JD/LLM degree program in International Human Rights. There will be a focus on both international human rights law and international criminal law. This university is the only one left that offers this kind of degree program.
  • JD-LLM in Taxation: Northwestern University offers a joint JD/LLM degree in Taxation. In this joint program, students are expected to complete both degrees within six to seven semesters. Students who enroll in this program will be able to maximize their law education as well as build a foundation in the modern tax laws.
  • LLM in Taxation (Part-Time): Northwestern University offers a part time LLM in Tax degree program. This degree is ideal for attorneys who are already practicing and what to take advantage of having this type of degree as there are several foundations that this degree will build.
  • LLM Program in International Human Rights: Northwestern University offers a full time LLM program in International Human Rights. This program is designed for students with JDs or law degrees from the US who want to learn the norms and methods of international human rights laws and international criminal laws to form a foundation in their future careers.
  • Master of Science in Law (MSL): Northwestern University offers a Master of Science in Law (MSL) which provides students with a foundational understanding of the legal system, the basic structure of business, and the regulatory process.

Tuition

42500$

City

Saint Louis | MO

  • Computer Engineering:
  • Biomedical Engineering:
  • Psychology: Washington University in St. Louis offers four areas of specialization in the Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences. These areas include Aging and Development; Behavior, Brain, and Cognition; Clinical Psychology; and Social and Personality Psychology. Depending on your area of interest, Washington University’s graduate program exposes students to research collaboration as well as core courses for their respective specialization. Through the program, students will be trained in different research methods and statistical frameworks.
  • Construction Management: Washington University in St. Louis offers a Master’s degree and Graduate Certificate in Construction Management under the School of Engineering and Applied Science. To complete a graduate certificate, it would take about 10 to 15 months as it only requires 15 units. On the other hand, a part time or full time master’s degree requires 30 units and can be completed within 1 to 2.5 years. The university also offers a dual degree program for master’s in architecture and master of construction management. The program focuses on preparing students to lead projects and organizations involved in the construction industry.
  • Engineering Management: Washington University in St. Louis’ Master of Engineering Management offers focus courses such as Strategic Management of Technology, Human Performance and Engineering, Productivity and Quality Control, and Principles of Operation Management. These courses will help engineers to increase career growth into managerial positions. Upon completing a master’s degree in engineering management, students are expected to know how to strategize, assess risks, and manage global operations.
  • Information Systems Management: Washington University in St. Louis offers a Graduate Certificate and a Master’s program in Information Systems Management. With more than 30 years of teaching experience under its sleeves, the university continues to innovate ways in education individuals for their professional development in information technology. Students can expect to have courses like Art and Science of Risk Management, Perspectives on Innovation and Technology, Introduction to Big Data, Business Process modeling and Data Management, and Strategic Management of Technology. Many of the faculty members in this university are experts in their respective field of study.
  • Law, LLM and MLS: The Washington University in St. Louis offers two law degree programs including LLM and MLS. They offer different concentration in these programs as well including IP and Technology Law, Negotiation and Dispute Resolution, and Taxation.
  • Law, JD: The Washington University in St. Louis offers a Juris Doctor (JD) law degree. Prospective students can expect to have ethics courses while building a foundation in their knowledge of the US law. Legal practice and research methodologies are taught in small groups which allow students to receive individualized feedbacks.
  • Law, Joint Degree Programs: The Washington University in St Louis also offers joint degree programs in law. This includes JD/MBA, JD/ MSW, JD/TAX LLM, and JD/LLM with a concentration in NDR. While some of some of these degrees are in another discipline, students will still be able to work and collaborate with one another to complete their respective degrees.
  • Law Concentrations, JD or Joint Programs: Washington University’s Law Department also offer areas of concentrations that students can choose from. These programs include Bankruptcy, Commercial and Consumer Law, Clinical Education Program, Corporate and Business Law, Employment and Labor Law, Intellectual Property and Technology Law, International and Comparative Law, Legal Practice and Legal Research, Negotiation and Dispute Resolution, Taxation, and Trial and Advocacy Program. Since the university offers a number of concentrations, they also offer joint degree programs where students can graduate with two master degrees.

Cornell University

USA Ranking NU

Tuition

29500$

City

Ithaca | NY

  • Biomedical Engineering: degree in Biomedical Engineering. It integrates engineering and the life sciences to prepare students for diverse careers in academe, industry, and government.The field focuses on both the molecular and macroscopic aspects of biomedical engineering and comprises five research areas: biomedical instrumentation; drug delivery, design and metabolism; biomaterials; computational and systems biology; and medical biomechanics. Facilities commonly used include the Cornell Nanofabrication Facility, the NSF STC in Nanobiotechnology, the Cornell High-Energy Synchrotron Source (CHESS), the Cornell Theory Center, the Cornell Center for Advanced Technology in Biotechnology, and the programs in the Depart
  • Comparative Biomedical Sciences: Comparative Biomedical SciencesThe Field of Comparative Biomedical Sciences (CBS) provides students with the opportunity to pursue research at the number one College of Veterinary Medicine in the country (US News and World Report). Graduate students in CBS include Ph.Ds, DVMs seeking Ph.Ds, and combined degree (DVM/Ph.D) students. As a member of the Biomedical and Biological Sciences Graduate Program (BBS), CBS is part of a vibrant graduate community in the Veterinary College.Public Health, Master of Public Health (Ithaca)The Master of Public Health program is a two-year program which draws on the unique strengths of Cornell University’s multiple colleges and prepares its graduates for caree
  • Biomedical Engineering (M.Eng.): The field focuses on both the molecular and macroscopic aspects of biomedical engineering and comprises five research areas: biomedical instrumentation; drug delivery, design and metabolism; biomaterials; computational and systems biology; and medical biomechanics. Facilities commonly used include the Cornell Nanofabrication Facility, the NSF STC in Nanobiotechnology, the Cornell High-Energy Synchrotron Source (CHESS), the Cornell Theory Center, the Cornell Center for Advanced Technology in Biotechnology, and the programs in the Department of Biomechanics and Biomaterials at the Hospital for Special Surgery, the Orthopedic Affiliate of the Cornell Medical College.It is anticipated that stude
  • Computer Science: Cornell University offers a Master’s degree in Computer Science at their Ithaca campus. Their program boasts of students having the opportunity to partake in both theoretical and practical applications through research. Some of the area of research the program can help students with include artificial intelligence, theory of computation, programming environments, machine learning, and many more. The university offers a several types of computing platforms including Red Hat Linux and Microsoft Windows. High-speed internet and advanced systems are also used in the program that allow students to work with advanced parallel processing and supercomputers.
  • Electrical and Computer Engineering: With a number of choices in campuses and disciplines, Cornell University’s Master of Engineering program incorporates leadership skills useful in teaching and research settings. Students can find numerous research and study opportunities in both theoretical and experimental electrical engineering. The ME program is open to those who have an undergraduate degree in engineering or science.
  • Psychology: Cornell University is a prestigious university known for its liberal arts approach to learning. This enhances the university’s ability to provide students with the best education in their graduate program for Psychology. They offer multiple areas of study like behavioral and evolutionary neuroscience; perception, cognition and development; and social/personality psychology.
  • Developmental Psychology, MA: Cornell University offers a Master of Arts (MA) program in Developmental Psychology. This MA program was created to prepare students in their future careers as a psychologist with a concentration in human development. Students will also experience first-hand research programs from private and public organizations. Furthermore, they will also develop their own study and research after they’ve mastered a broad foundation in human development in the family and society context.
  • Development Sociology, MS/PhD: Cornell University provides a graduate program in Sociology through the independent department of development sociology. The graduate field of development sociology offers a Master of Science to PhD (MS/PhD) track and a PhD track. The program doesn’t accept students into a terminal MS degree program. Furthermore, it examines a wide array of issues including processes and practices of social transformation domestically or internationally.
  • Anthropology, MA/PhD: Cornell University offers a Master of Arts (MA) and PhD graduate programs in Anthropology. In their MA program, students are mostly accepted if they’re looking to pursue a PhD. Most of the students will get first hand experience through their professors by becoming assistants in introductory and mid-level courses. Further into the program, students will also learn how to design and teach courses. In addition to this, students may work in language, area studies, or other training that fits the individual’s needs as well as a field research proposal.
  • Development Sociology, MS/PhD or PhD: Prospective students can choose from either a Master of Science (MS) and a PhD program or a PhD program in Development Sociology. Cornell offers the MS degree to students who are going to pursue a PhD degree and submits a thesis or papers-based option. In their PhD program, students are expected to show their knowledge in social theory, research, and research methods.
  • Sociology, MA or PhD: Cornell’s Department of Sociology offers a Master of Art (MA) and a Doctor of Philosophy degree in their graduate program. For those interested in the MA program, they can expect to undertake research, coursework and apprenticeship with faculty members and their ongoing research activities. For prospective PhD students, they can expect to select one of eight areas of concentration. The program can be completed within four years and requires a written and oral Admission of Candidacy exam during their third year. This will be followed by a dissertation and an oral defense.
  • Engineering Management: Through the Cornell University Graduate School, students can enter the Master of Engineering program in Engineering Management. It’s aimed for engineers who want to advance into managerial roles. The curriculum for this program includes management science, project management, information technology, organizational behavior, decision and risk analysis, and many more. Through the program, prospective students are expect to gain real-world technical and managerial skills to be effective in their managerial roles in engineering.
  • Law, JSD: Cornell University offers a JSD in Law or Doctor of Science of Law degree. It’s for students who are looking to become legal scholars or pursue original investigations. This program can be completed within three to four terms but can be fast tracked to be completed in two.

Brown University

USA Ranking NU

Tuition

42808$

City

Providence | RI

  • Biomedical Engineering: The Biomedical Engineering program at Brown provides cutting-edge, interdisciplinary, graduate-level education at the interface of engineering, biology, and medicine.The program features an interdisciplinary approach in four complementary research areas: I) Neuroengineering, II) Biosensors and Bioplatforms, III) Mechanobiology, and IV) Tissue Engineering/Regenerative Medicine. The program is distinguished by its strong and collaborative connections between academic science, clinical medicine, and industry.Graduate students take engineering, biology and medical school courses, gain valuable clinical experience at nearby teaching hospitals associated with the Brown Medical School, and engage i
  • Computer Science: Brown University offers both the Master’s and Doctoral programs in Computer Science. Their program provides students with reasonable tuition costs while still enjoying world-class facilities and faculty. Three tracks are offered which are thesis, project, or coursework which can customized to fit a student’s need. The university’s industry affiliates allows students to work within the government and computer science industry leaders.
  • Music: Computer Music and Multimedia: Brown University’s graduate school courses offer a Ph.D. program in Computer Music and Multimedia. The main focus of this program is on the analysis and production of art, video, performance and text through music and sound. It centers on interactive technologies with gestural control to provide a more immersive environment in theoretical, technical, cultural, and aesthetic aspects in Computer Music and Multimedia.
  • Psychology: The graduate program in Psychology at Brown University aims to get students ready for working as scientists and teachers so that they can contribute to society from different angles. In the experimental psychology methods, scientific issues, and theories, students achieve a broad competence. Even without their primary advisors, they can work together with some faculty members. The students who engage in a PhD program in Psychology and show a satisfactory progress can surely get the financial support for five years.
  • Anthropology: Brown University has been offering graduate degrees in Anthropology for more than five decades. With both a master’s and doctoral graduate degrees, students are trained to become professionals in sociocultural anthropology, archaeology, and linguistic anthropology. Faculty members will allow students to know a wide range of theoretical and methodological research interests.
  • Sociology, PhD: Brown University doesn’t have a master’s program in sociology. However, they do have an AM degree or artium magister (master of arts) that need to be followed by a doctoral degree. The AM degree requires students to complete eight courses including sociological theory, methods, and statistics courses. In addition to this, students should also complete a thesis. On the other hand, a PhD degree can be completed within three years and involves similar courses from the AM degree but more advanced and in-depth.
  • Innovation Management and Entrepreneurship Engineering: Brown University’s Graduate School offers a Program in Innovation Management and Entrepreneurship Engineering (PRIME). The program provides innovative and entrepreneurship knowledge and puts it together with engineering science. Students who are interested in taking this program will not only experience learning to develop ideas but also to have in depth knowledge in creating value for technology and selling them to the market.

Vanderbilt University

USA Ranking NU

Tuition

41492$

City

Nashville | TN

  • Biological Sciences and Biomedical Sciences: All post-baccalaureate degree programs at Vanderbilt are classified as either Graduate, meaning those under the purview of the Graduate School; or Professional, which are advanced degree programs administered by schools other than the Graduate School. The academic programs of the Graduate School are located in and among the academic departments located in the other schools and colleges of Vanderbilt. program in Economics (or Special Education, or Biomedical Engineering, or Epidemiology) pursue their academic program in an academic department based in the College of Arts and Science (or Peabody College, or the School of Engineering, or School of Medicine, respectively).
  •  : The purpose of biomedical engineering as a research discipline is to discover new physical and mathematical concepts that are applicable to the problems of biology and medicine, including the organization of health care. Biomedical engineering is concerned with the integrative and mathematical approach to biology and also with more pragmatic problems such as the biomedical use of information systems and the development of advanced biomedical instrumentation.The Graduate School of Vanderbilt University, in collaboration with the Schools of Engineering and Medicine, offers Master of Engineering, Master of Science; and Doctor of Philosophy degrees with a major in Biomedical Engineering. The goa
  • Psychology: Vanderbilt University’s Department of PSychology and Human Development offers graduate programs with a concentration in Clinical Science, Cognition and Cognitive Neuroscience, Developmental Science, Neuroscience, or Quantitative Methods. The department offers a combined BA/MA program in Psychology as well as a Masters of Education (MEd) in Child Studies. During the course of the program, students are expected to complete a research and a clinical internship to receive a degree on top of coursework.
  •  Anthropology: Vanderbilt University’s graduate program in Anthropology is a unique mix of education and research focus. The courses will primarily be concentrated in social relations, culture, biology, and history of past and present peoples of Latin America. With the use of this knowledge as foundation, students will undergo intensive training and research opportunities that not a lot of other schools offer. Furthermore, since there is a high faculty-student ratio, this will allow students to have close interaction and easier collaboration in the field and research.
  • Sociology: Vanderbilt’s PhD program in Sociology prepares students to have a career in sociological research and teaching. In preparing for this future, the program will have extensive training in the fundamentals of sociology by completing coursework and a doctoral dissertation.
  •  Ph.D. Program in Law & Economics: Vanderbilt University offers a joint degree program in PhD and JD. Students who complete this program will receive a PhD degree in law and economics with a Juris Doctor degree. This program is designed to teach students to know more about law and economics, risk and environmental regulation, labor markets and human resources, as well as behavioral law and economics. In addition to these focus fields, graduates of this program will be able to perform research with faculty members who are considered experts in their field.

Rice University

USA Ranking NU

Tuition

30810$

City

Houston | TX

  • Computer Science: Rice University has three graduate programs to offer in the Department of Computer Science: Master of Computer Science, Master of Science, and Doctor of Philosophy degrees. The intimate student-faculty ratio provides students to work hand-in-hand with faculty members in several areas of expertise. Some of the areas of research expertise include artificial intelligence, computer security, mobile networking, virtual machines, physical computing and robotics, and many more.
  • Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering: Rice University offers Master of Electrical Engineering and PhD degrees. With a focus on five areas of research, students who want to pursue a degree can expect to learn more about computer engineering, data science, photonics, electronics and nano-devices, neuroengineering, and systems. Graduate students are expected to actively participate in both aspects of research through experimental and theoretical means. During the program, students will have frequent seminars while maintaining a research atmosphere with close student-faculty collaboration and interaction.
  • Psychology, PhD: Rice University does not offer a Master’s degree track. On the other hand, the university offers PhD programs in various concentrations including Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience, Human-Factors/Human-Computer Interaction, Industrial/Organizational Psychology, and Psychometrics and Quantitative Psychology. Students will have the opportunity to work alongside the Texas Medical Center (TMC) and NASA.

Tuition

26322$

City

Berkeley | CA

  • Bioengineering: The Department of Bioengineering offers a Master of Engineering (MEng) in Bioengineering, PhD in Bioengineering, and a Master of Translational Medicine (MTM). The PhD and MTM are operated in partnership with UC San Francisco, and degrees are granted jointly by UCSF and UC Berkeley.Master of Engineering (MEng)The Master of Engineering is a one-year master’s degree with a strong emphasis on engineering and entrepreneurship designed for students planning to move directly into industry after completing the program.Master of Translational Medicine (MTM)The Master of Translational Medicine is a unique one-year program designed for engineers, scientists, and clinicians who seek to bring innovative
  • Bioengineering (joint degree with UCSF): The Department of Bioengineering offers a Master of Engineering (MEng) in Bioengineering, PhD in Bioengineering, and a Master of Translational Medicine (MTM). The PhD and MTM are operated in partnership with UC San Francisco, and degrees are granted jointly by UCSF and UC Berkeley.Master of Engineering (MEng)The Master of Engineering is a one-year master’s degree with a strong emphasis on engineering and entrepreneurship designed for students planning to move directly into industry after completing the program.Master of Translational Medicine (MTM)The Master of Translational Medicine is a unique one-year program designed for engineers, scientists, and clinicians who seek to bring innovative
  • Computer Science: U.C. Berkeley offers Master of Science and Doctor of Philosophy programs in Computer Science. Before pursuing a PhD, students in the Master of Science program are given a foundation in research and experience in the field of study. The PhD program also involves research and experience with more in-depth coursework and research. Both of these programs prepare students for their careers in either academia or the Computer Science industry.
  • Electrical Engineering & Computer Sciences: U.C. Berkeley offers three graduate programs in the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences (EECS). This includes Master of Engineering, Master of Science, and Doctor of Philosophy. Each of these graduate programs offer in-depth knowledge in multiple areas of discipline in EECS. For students who want to continue to a professional career without pursuing a PhD, the Master of Engineering program offers this with courses in leadership, and rigorous areas of technical and project experiences. Those wanting to pursue a PhD can dive into the MS program to prepare for future advancement in the field of study.
  • Electrical Engineering & Computer Sciences (Master of Advanced Study in Integrated Circuits): This degree was offered as an online, part-time program for those who want to deepen their knowledge in integrated circuits including radio-frequency, digital, and mixed signal domains. However, this degree is no longer available.
  • Psychology: The university doesn’t offer a Master of Science or Master of Arts in Psychology, but they do offer a MA/PhD degree. The University of California-Berkeley offers six different concentrations in the field of psychology. During the course of the program, students are expected to develop and understand their respective concentration. Furthermore, they would build a good foundation of knowledge to become experts in their field of study. Students can select one out of six concentrations to choose from: Behavioral and Systems Neuroscience, Clinical Science, Cognition, Cognitive Neuroscience, Developmental, and Social-Personality Psychology.
  • Anthropology: The University of California-Berkeley has a PhD program in Anthropology with three different concentrations: Sociocultural Anthropology, Archaeology, or Biological Anthropology. This program is focused on working with diverse analytic and substantive problems in the contemporary world including the US and the world. There will also be more focus on issues such as political economy and finance as well as the dynamics of race, gender, and sexuality among many others.
  • Medical Anthropology: While the PhD in Medical Anthropology that UC - Berkeley is still a pioneering program, students will still learn a lot in terms of disciplinary leadership and comprehensive training that lead to the completion of a PhD degree. Furthermore, there are no other programs that offers a joint program that mixes knowledge in medical anthropology; psychiatric and psychological anthropology; gender and queer theory; disability studies; health, citizenship, immigration and the global; violence in wartime and peacetime as a medical topic; studies of science, technology and modernity; intersections of medicine and social theory; and innovative ethnographic scholarship.
  • Sociology, PhD: Berkeley’s graduate division offers a PhD program in Sociology that can be individualized to fit a student’s needs. Through decades of experience and recorded excellence, the program will provide students with a rich and complete sociological education while still allowing them to explore and develop their own ideas.
  • Sociology & Demography: UC Berkeley has a PhD program called the Graduate Group in Sociology and Demography (GGSD). It’s an interdisciplinary training and program involving social sciences for students who have broad intellectual interests. While the group was only founded in 2011, it helps graduate students and faculty to foster an active intellectual exchange.
  • Jurisprudence & Social Policy: UC Berkeley offers an interdisciplinary approach to the study of law by integration social, philosophical, and humanistic aspects. Students who complete the program will receive a Jurisprudence and Social Policy degree (JSP). This is the first program of its kind and have acquired the best faculty members to train students in various academic disciplines with relation to law.
  • Law, JD: UC Berkeley offers a JD law degree program. It’s a three year curriculum that helps challenge students to become the best by practicing theoretical and practical skills. Graduates of this program are qualified to practice in any state within the United States.

Emory University

USA Ranking NU

Tuition

35800$

City

Atlanta | GA

  • Biomedical Engineering:
  • Computer Science and Informatics: Emory University offers two graduate programs in their Computer Science and Informatics department. For students who are admitted in the university’s Master of Science and PhD programs are awarded with eligibility to apply for 50% scholarship and full tuition with stipend support, respectively. The MS program requires a working knowledge of programming language like Python, C++, and Java.
  • Clinical Psychology: Emory University offers a graduate program in clinical psychology to further enhance knowledge in the field while building a foundation in research, theory, and practice. Since the program focuses on science, students who choose to study at Emory will also have a substantial understanding of assessment, etiology, diagnosis, and treatment of psychopathology.
  • Cognition and Development: Emory University’s graduate program in Cognition and Development provides knowledge on the study of cognition from many perspectives. Some of the things that students can learn from Emory’s program are adult and child behavioral perspectives, neuroimaging and neuroscientific perspectives, computational perspectives, and social/situated perspectives. Students will also be able to work together with faculty members to complete research.
  • Neuroscience and Animal Behavior: The Neuroscience and Animal Behavior (NAB) graduate program focuses on topics such as neuroscience, physiological psychology, acquired behavior, and ethology. Students with a strong interest in research are encouraged to apply to this program. Furthermore, students win a great interest in researching neural and evolutionary bases of behavior, cognition, sensory processes, communication, etc are also welcome to apply in Emory’s graduate program as these topics will be focused on.
  • Anthropology: Emory University offers a PhD degree program in Anthropology which encases advanced subjects for students to learn more about diversity. The program is aimed to mold successful anthropologists for the future by allowing them to research a huge range of culture and biological anthropology.
  • Sociology: Emory University Department of Sociology has a carefully designed doctoral program that prepares students to become successful in their future careers as educators or researchers. The university’s program offers rigorous training in terms of theory, research design, and statistics. While there are a range of topics in research and teaching, students can expect to have a good foundation knowledge in Culture, Health, Social Inequality, and Social Psychology.
  • Law: Emory University offers several law programs: JM, JD, JD/PhD, JD/Master of Arts in Bioethics, JD/MBA, JD/Master of Divinity, JD/LLM, JD/Master of Public Health, JD/Master of Theology Studies, SJD (Juridical Science), and LLM (Master of Laws. Each of these programs are designed to meet the needs of the students in terms of what concentration they would like to focus on.

Georgetown University

USA Ranking NU

Tuition

40320$

City

Washington | DC

  • Mathematics and Computer Science: Georgetown University’s graduate program offers multiple degrees in the field of Computer Science. They offers Master of Science in Math and Statistics, Master of Science in Computer Science, Master of Arts in Communication, Culture, and Technology, and Doctor of Philosophy in Computer Science. The programs are designed to enhance knowledge in the areas of discipline. They are recommended for students who have a strong academic background in the field of study.
  • Law: Georgetown University offers graduate programs and joint-degree programs. Their graduate programs include Juris Doctor (JD), Doctor of Juridical Science (SJD), Master of Laws (LLM_ in Individualized Studies, and many more. Some joint degree programs include JD/MA/PhD, JD/MA in Arab Studies, and many more. Furthermore, the university also offers certificate programs in a number of concentrations.