Engineering Graduate Studies

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Virtual Information Sessions

Have questions about the application or admission process? Want to know more about graduate programs? Please join us for a College of Engineering virtual information session by registering for one of the events below. After the 30 minute presentation, there will be an optional question and answer session.

  • Monday, October 30, 2023, 11-11:30 am EST
  • Wednesday, December 6, 2023, 11-11:30 am EST
  • Wednesday, January 17, 2024, 8:30-9:00 am EST
  • Monday, January 29, 2024, 11-11:30 am EST
  • Tuesday, February 20, 2024, 8:30-9:00 am EST
  • Wednesday, March 6, 2024, 11-11:30 am EST

Prospective Graduate Students

UToledo engineering graduate students make a difference. They conduct cutting-edge research with award-winning faculty and scientists. They solve problems alongside industry partners.

Choose from graduate programs in a wide array of engineering disciplines.

  • Traditional Master of Science (M.S.) and Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) engineering degrees
  • Part-time, online Master of Science in Engineering (M.S.E.) degrees for working professionals

Our graduate students are in high demand by employers thanks to our focus on real-world skills in research, entrepreneurship and technology commercialization. We bring nearly 100 companies to campus for our spring and fall Career EXPOS.

Find out more about Why UToledo Engineering has one of the best engineering graduate programs in Ohio and learn more about living in Toledo.

Engineering Graduate Programs

The College of Engineering offers advanced engineering credentials and degrees (Graduate Certificates, Master's, M.S., Ph.D.) for students with engineering and STEM backgrounds.

On Campus, Research-Based Engineering Programs

Online Engineering Programs

Designed for working professionals, these customizable programs can be taken part-time:

Graduate Certificate Programs

Certificate programs allow engineers to expand their skill set and stay on top of current trends in engineering.

The certificate programs are an affordable way to ease into a UToledo master's program. You can apply your course credits to a master's degree program when you're ready.

B.S./M.S. program

Current UToledo undergraduate students can fast-track an M.S. degree by applying to the B.S./M.S. program.

  • Take courses at the graduate level while an undergraduate.
  • Pay undergraduate tuition.
  • Get a head start on your M.S. thesis research.

J.D./M.S. program

This dual-degree program is designed for law students interested in pursuing careers in technology-driven fields.


Graduate Faculty And Research

Student working in a labOur faculty advisors are active researchers, who make time to meet with and mentor graduate students. Our diverse research topics include:

  • Cybersecurity
  • How to convert algae to biofuel
  • How to create cheaper and longer-lasting batteries
  • Machine learning
  • Biomedical devices

Explore our main research webpage to:

  • Find links to the websites for each engineering department, where you can learn more about department-specific research.
  • Visit department faculty pages to learn about their research interests.

Industry Experience

Our graduate students benefit from our partnerships with industry and gain relevant experience while working on their degrees.

Because internships are part of the curriculum, international graduate students also can participate.

  • Applied research projects ― Collaborate with industry to solve a real-world problem.
  • Industry internships ― Work in industry for experience or course credit and through grant-funded projects or exchange programs with institutions like the NSF and NASA.
  • Industry connections ― Work in one of the College's core facilities or consortia and contribute to industry research.

Corporate Partners

Labs And Facilities

Our graduate students use the latest tools and technology in our state-of-the-art labs and facilities, which include:

Questions about Graduate Engineering?

Dr. Patricia RelueContact Dr. Patricia Relue
Sr. Associate Dean for Research & Graduate Studies

For general questions, send email to

Last Updated: 1/4/24