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Graduate Degree Programs in Charleston

Clemson University now offers graduate programs in the Charleston area for full-time students as well as working engineers and scientists. Classes are held at the Zucker Family Graduate Education Center in North Charleston. More information about these programs is available below or you can contact the Student Services Manager, Rob Seay, at raseay@clemson.edu

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  • MS Computer Engineering

    Computer Engineering,
    Master of Science

    The master’s degree builds on a strong undergraduate background in electrical or computer engineering. Subject areas covered include communication systems and networks, digital signal processing, computer systems architecture, and intelligent systems.

  • Computer Engineering, MS Cybersecurity

    Computer Engineering
    MS, Cybersecurity Emphasis

    Prerequisites for this degree are a BS in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or Electrical Engineering and some coursework or professional experience with networking and operating systems. Foundational classes cover Security and Distributed Denial of Service.

  • Computer Science, MS

    Computer Science
    MS

    Prerequisites for this degree are a BS in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or Electrical Engineering and some coursework or professional experience with networking and operating systems. .

  • Computer Science, MS

    Computer Science
    MS, Cybersecurity Emphasis

    Prerequisites for this degree are a BS in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or Electrical Engineering and some coursework or professional experience with networking and operating systems. Foundational classes cover Security and Distributed Denial of Service.

  • DPA, MA

    Digital Production Arts,
    Master of Fine Arts

    The Master of Fine Arts (MFA) in Digital Production Arts (DPA) is aimed at producing technically savvy, artistically talented graduates who are sought after by the growing electronic arts industry, including the film, and gaming industries.

  • DPA, MS

    Digital Production Arts,
    Master of Science

    The Master of Science (MS) in Digital Production Arts (DPA) Program is a technical professional degree aimed at producing graduates who seek employment in the software development of the electronic arts industry.

  • EE, ME

    Electrical Engineering,
    Master of Engineering

    The MENGR Electrical Engineering degree program is designed for industry professionals seeking a graduate degree while working full-time within the United States. Prerequisites for this degree are a BS in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or Electrical Engineering and some coursework or professional experience with networking and operating systems.

  • EE, ME, Cybersecurity

    Electrical Engineering
    MEng. - Cybersecurity Emphasis

    Prerequisites for this degree are a BS in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or Electrical Engineering and some coursework or professional experience with networking and operating systems. Foundational classes cover Security and Distributed Denial of Service.

  • EE, MS

    Electrical Engineering,
    Master of Science

    The master’s degree builds on a strong undergraduate background in electrical or computer engineering. Subject areas covered include power systems engineering, power electronics, and communications and networking.

  • EE, MS Cybersecurity

    Electrical Engineering
    MS, Cybersecurity Emphasis

    Prerequisites for this degree are a BS in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or Electrical Engineering and some coursework or professional experience with networking and operating systems. Foundational classes cover Security and Distributed Denial of Service.

  • ME, MS

    Mechanical Engineering,
    Master of Science

    This degree builds upon a strong background in mechanical engineering. Topics range from manufacturing systems to material processing; mechanics of materials to thermodynamics; dynamic systems and controls to engineering design practice and methods.

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    Systems Engineering

    Our MENG SYSE program allows students to stack graduate certificates to create a customized master’s degree aligned with their personal career goals. Students begin by completing the Graduate Certificate in Systems Engineering, then select from an approved list of certificate programs

  • MS Computer Engineering

    Computer Engineering, PhD

    This doctoral degree builds on a strong background in electrical or computer engineering. Subject areas include circuits, controls, computer hardware and architecture, computer system structures, probability and random variables, programming systems and software engineering, signals, and systems.

  • Computer Engineering, MS Cybersecurity

    Computer Science, PhD

    The Ph.D. in computer science prepares individuals for research careers in industry or academia. Students will graduate with a strong foundation in computer science, practical experience in implementing software systems and the ability to perform original research.

  • Computer Science, MS

    Electrical Engineering, PhD

    This doctoral degree builds on a strong background in electrical or computer engineering. Subject areas covered will initially include circuits, controls, electronics, electromagnetics, power & energy systems, probability and random variables, signals, and systems.

  • DPA, MA

    Mechanical Engineering, PhD

    Ph.D. students enrolled in this program will have the opportunity to undertake research projects at Clemson University's SCE&G Energy Innovation Center in Charleston, which is among the world's most advanced energy testing and research facilities.

  • MS Computer Engineering

    Advanced Power Systems

    This certificate program is intended for students who already possess a working knowledge of modern power systems. A prerequisite for entering this program is a BS degree in Electrical Engineering. Classes cover power systems protection, dynamics/stability, transients, and distribution.

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    Systems Engineering

    This is a great way to advance your career and jumpstart your pursuit of a MENG degree. Students complete one required Systems Engineering course (SYSE 8010 or SYSE 8020) and select from a curated list of eligible electives to earn a degree tailored to their needs and career goals.