Master's Students working with faculty in the power lab


Ready to take the next step?

Some people choose a master’s degree for love of science, computing and technology. Others want to sharpen their skills, elevate their career and increase their earning potential. Regardless of your motivation, enrolling in a master’s degree program at SCE is a wise choice. We are Kansas City’s leading engineering and computing institution.

Our master’s degree programs are tailored to fit the needs of working professional or full-time students alike. At SCE you will find convenient options for class schedules, affordable rates and world-class professors leading the master’s degree programs.

Why Choose a UMKC Master’s Degree:

  • Faculty members conduct cutting-edge research.
  • Thesis or non-thesis option: It’s your choice.
  • Metro Rate offers in-state tuition to residents of 11 Kansas counties.
  • Small classes allow for personal attention.
  • Class format is convenient for working professionals.

Civil Engineering

A Master of Science in Civil Engineering allows graduate students to develop specialties within a swiftly changing profession. Graduate students can choose from four specialty tracks – environmental and water resources, structures, materials and construction management. The state-of-the-art program is ideal for students ready for a challenge and professionals ready to advance their careers.

Computer Science

A Master of Science in Computer Science gives graduate students a competitive edge in the marketplace. Students will sharpen their skills while working alongside world-class faculty on research projects funded by major organizations and businesses. Students can choose from several tracks – including networking and telecommunications, software engineering and systems, and bioinformatics – to broaden their knowledge base.

Electrical Engineering

A Master of Science in Electrical Engineering from UMKC allows graduate students a unique opportunity to develop an analytical mindset with skills most valued in the industry, including computer engineering, product development, management and entrepreneurial endeavors.

Graduate students explore specialty tracks such as communication and information processing, computers and digital systems, wireless communications, power and computer networking.

Mechanical Engineering

A Master’s of Science in Mechanical Engineering helps graduate students stay at the forefront of technology.

Students elevate their expertise with specialty fields such as renewable and sustainable energy. Distinguished faculty guide the research, which is funded by prominent businesses and organizations. The specialty tracks are biomechanics, materials and manufacturing, thermal sciences, renewable energy, and vibration and controls.