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Charleston Innovation Campus

Graduate Programs

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, located on the Charleston Innovation Campus in North Charleston and include master's and doctorate programs as well as certificates. 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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INFORMATION SESSIONS

If you're a student interested in learning more about the graduate program on the Charleston Innovation Campus, attend one of our information sessions.

  • March 13 from 2-3 p.m. 
  • March 14 from 12-1 p.m.
  • April 16 from 10-11 a.m.

All sessions held in Riggs 100A.

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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.

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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.

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Computer Science, Master of Science

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Mechanical Engineering, Master of Science

For more information please contact Dr. Huijuan “Jane” Zhao, Associate Professor and Graduate Program Director at hzhao2@clemson.edu or Rob Seay, CURI Student Services Manager at raseay@clemson.edu

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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.

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Computer Engineering, Ph.D.

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.

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Computer Science, Ph.D.

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.

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Electrical Engineering, Ph.D.

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.

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Mechanical Engineering, Ph.D.

For more information please contact Dr. Huijuan “Jane” Zhao, Associate Professor and Graduate Program Director at hzhao2@clemson.edu or Rob Seay, CURI Student Services Manager at raseay@clemson.edu

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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.

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Mechanical Engineering

The department of Mechanical Engineering offers several certificate programs designed to assist industry professionals and current students: advanced manufacturing processes, autonomous & robotic systems, and applied computational mechanical engineering.

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