The Department of Engineering Technology offers the following Master of Science degrees:
Master of Science in Biotechnology
The Master of Science in Engineering Technology - Biotechnology Track - emphasizes bioprocessing, protein engineering, computational biology, and federal regulations. Designed to help prepare individuals to conduct or supervise research and development in biotechnology or medical fields, this degree is a highly inter- and multi-disciplinary field that defines biotechnology education and research for the future. Students may choose a thesis or project option for completion of the Master of Science in Engineering Technology - Biotechnology Track.
Master of Science in Computational Health Informatics
The Master of Science in Engineering Technology with an emphasis in Computational Health Informatics is a highly interdisciplinary degree that aims at preparing the next generation of engineers for a career in the technological transformation of healthcare. The program places specific emphasis on mobile computing, medical imaging and instrumentation, wearable sensors, multimodal data mining, and information security as applied to health care delivery. Driven by a strong market demand, the program is designed to provide students with a solid background in analytical methodologies, computational tools, devices, physiological modeling and simulation, and biomedical devices relevant to healthcare applications for detecting diseases, assisting with treatment, and monitoring efficacy of therapeutic interventions. Graduates of our program will learn the fundamentals of R&D that will empower them to become leaders, entrepreneurs, and innovators in healthcare technologies, including software development, hardware design, and information technology (IT), among other areas.
Hands-on instructional and research activities will be conducted in state-of-the-art laboratories led by our faculty members. In addition to an enriching academic experience, students will have access to competitive research and instruction funding.
Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering Technology
The Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering Technology graduate program builds upon our recognized Bachelor of Science degree, providing students with highly developed expertise in design and analysis of mechanical systems. With state-of-the-art teaching and research laboratories, the M.S. program offers courses and leading-edge research experience in several applied areas including instrumentation and measurement, biomedical systems, advanced materials design, manufacturing, systems integration, oil and gas applications, and energy.
The Technology Division at the Cullen College of Engineering is a destination for students from diverse undergraduate backgrounds including computer science, engineering, mathematics, and the natural sciences. Under the guidance of research faculty, our students are encouraged to complete their degree with a thesis and have the option to replace the thesis with additional class-work and a faculty-mentored project.
Master of Science in Network Communications
The Master of Science in Engineering Technology with an emphasis in Network Communications is designed to advance your knowledge of computer networking. Supported by industry partnerships, the program encourages students to gain real-world practical experience. Graduates of our program land management and supervisory roles in virtually every industry where networking technologies are essential.
The comprehensive program offers courses ranging from networking fundamentals, security, network management to protocols, and algorithms. It prepares you for a variety of application areas such as optical networking, sensor networks, wireless networks and network programming.
In addition to an enriching academic experience, there are opportunities for competitive research and instruction funding.