Students have the opportunity to receive a unique graduate education in the College of Engineering and Computer Science.

The College of Engineering and Computer Science (CECS) offers 17 master degrees, 5 Doctoral programs, 4 Ph.D. and 1 D. Eng., as well as 12 graduate certificates. Our partnerships with major domestic automobile companies and automotive suppliers have led to many educational and research opportunities for students and faculty.

Many of our courses are offered in the evening and most master's degree programs are available online through CECS Online.

  • Doctoral Programs (Ph.D. and D.Eng.)

    We offer the Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) and the Doctor of Engineering (D. Eng.)

    Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.): Full-time five-year research-based program. Students admitted receiving full-funding in the form of an appointment as Graduate Student Instructor (GSI), Research Assistant (GSRA), or a combination of both which covers: a monthly stipend, health insurance, and tuition waiver. All Ph.D. programs are part of the Rackham Graduate School of the University of Michigan-Ann Arbor and are located, administered, and offered by UM-Dearborn.

    Doctor of Engineering (D.Eng.): Full-time or Part-time program geared toward working professionals with prior professional experience in mobility and the automotive industry. This professional degree centers on engineering practice and application, problem-solving skills, and innovation to prepare graduates for technical leadership roles in the automotive and mobility industry. 

CECS Graduate Education Office

Heinz Prechter Engineering Complex (HPEC)

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Our graduate degree programs are designed for working professionals.

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