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The Fu Foundation School of Engineering and Applied Sciences (SEAS) offers broad-based instruction within a major research university and is ideally suited to educate tomorrow’s engineering leaders and encourage technical literacy. Our engineering and applied science programs, which are among the nation’s oldest and most influential, embrace new technologies and interdisciplinary possibilities.

Our goal is to empower our students to become tomorrow's technology leaders. Toward this end, we foster excellence in teaching and participate in world-class research with the goal of promoting preeminence at the cutting edge. We welcome you to join us on this exciting journey into the future.

There are many graduate academic opportunities available to you online from Columbia Video Network. CVN students benefit from the personal attention associated with small colleges as well as from the extensive academic resources of a major research institution. As a Columbia student, you will have access to world-renowned professors who are leaders and innovators in their respective fields.

Graduate online engineering students at Columbia enjoy a wide array of academic programs to choose from including Operations Research, Methods in Finance, Industrial & Systems Engineering, Biomedical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Applied Mathematics, Applied Physics, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical and Civil Engineering, Construction Engineering & Management Systems, Materials Science.

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Optional concentrations within the MS program allow students to focus on coursework in the following areas: Telecommunications Engineering, Wireless and Mobile Communicat ... [+]

Contemporary electrical engineering is a broad discipline that encompasses a wide range of activities. A common theme is the use of electricity and electromagnetism for the generation, transmission, processing, storage, conversion, and control of information and energy. An equally important aspect is the human interface and the role of individuals as the sources and recipients of information. The rates at which information is transmitted today range from megabits per second to gigabits per second and, in some cases, as high as terabits per second. The range of frequencies over which these processes are studied extends from direct current (i.e., zero frequency), to microwave and optical frequencies. The need for increasingly faster and more sophisticated methods of handling information poses a major challenge to the electrical engineer. New materials, devices, circuits, systems, and networks are needed to build the advanced communications and information-handling systems of the future. Previous innovations in electrical engineering have had a dramatic impact on the way in which we work and live: the transistor, integrated circuits, computers, radio and television, satellite transmission systems, lasers, fiber optic transmission systems, and medical electronics. Optional concentrations within the MS program allow students to focus on coursework in the following areas: Telecommunications Engineering, Wireless and Mobile Communications, Lightwave (Photonics) Engineering, Integrated Circuits and Systems, Microelectronic Devices, and Multimedia Networking. NEW! A concentration option in Systems Biology is now available.... [-]

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Applied mathematics is the language of science, engineering, and fields beyond. Just as English is spoken by more non-native speakers than by native, mathematics is used ... [+]

Master of Science in Applied Mathematics

Applied mathematics is the language of science, engineering, and fields beyond. Just as English is spoken by more non-native speakers than by native, mathematics is used daily by more non-mathematicians than by mathematicians. A Master's Degree in Applied Mathematics is an ideal career complement to nearly any practicing or aspiring researcher in quantitative domains. This has always included the physical sciences and has in the past decades increasingly included the biological and social sciences, as well. With the advent of commodity high-performance computing, applied mathematics has transcended its traditional analytical style and assumes an even greater importance and vitality in the realm of simulation. Compared with the pure mathematician, the applied mathematician is more interested in problems driven by external fields. Compared with the engineer or scientist, she is more concerned with the formulation of problems (modeling) and the nature of solutions in the abstract. Compared with the computer scientist, he is more concerned with the tradeoff of accuracy against complexity and the interpretation of results. The work of members of all these groups often overlaps, and applied mathematics is smack in the active middle. As such, it naturally offers a degree with flexible elective requirements.... [-]

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The program of study leading to the degree of Master of Science, while emphasizing continued work in basic physics, permits many options in several applied physics specia ... [+]

Master of Science in Applied Physics

The program of study leading to the degree of Master of Science, while emphasizing continued work in basic physics, permits many options in several applied physics specialties. Students may focus on several applied physics fields such as plasma physics, laser physics, or solid-state physics.

Admission Requirements

Degree required for admission: Students admitted to the program must possess an undergraduate degree in physics or a related field, such as one of the engineering sciences, from an accredited academic institution. Applicants should have a strong undergraduate record to be competitive for admission.

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Chemical engineering is a highly interdisciplinary field concerned with materials and processes at the heart of a broad range of technologies. Practicing chemical enginee ... [+]

Master of Science in Chemical Engineering

Chemical engineering is a highly interdisciplinary field concerned with materials and processes at the heart of a broad range of technologies. Practicing chemical engineers are the experts in charge of the development and production of diverse products in traditional chemical industries as well as many emerging new technologies. The chemical engineer guides the passage of the product from the laboratory to the marketplace, from ideas and prototypes to functioning articles and processes, from theory to reality. This requires a remarkable depth and breadth of understanding of physical and chemical aspects of materials and their production. The expertise of chemical engineers is essential to production, marketing, and application in such areas as pharmaceuticals, high-performance materials in the aerospace and automotive industries, biotechnologies, semiconductors in the electronics industry, paints and plastics, petroleum refining, synthetic fibers, artificial organs, biocompatible implants and prosthetics and numerous others. Increasingly, chemical engineers are involved in new technologies employing highly novel materials whose unusual response at the molecular level endows them with unique properties. Examples include environmental technologies, emerging biotechnologies of major medical importance employing DNA- or protein-based chemical sensors, controlled-release drugs, new agricultural products, and many others.... [-]

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The Department of Civil Engineering and Engineering Mechanics offers graduate programs leading to the degree of Master of Science (M.S.) This program is flexible and may ... [+]

Master of Science in Civil Engineering

The Department of Civil Engineering and Engineering Mechanics offers graduate programs leading to the degree of Master of Science (M.S.) This program is flexible and may involve concentrations in structures, construction engineering, reliability and random processes, soil mechanics, fluid mechanics, hydrogeology, continuum mechanics, finite element methods, computational mechanics, experimental mechanics, acoustics, vibrations and dynamics, earthquake engineering, or any combination thereof, such as fluid-structure interaction. The Graduate Record Examination (GRE) is required for admission to the department. Civil Engineering: By selecting technical electives, students may focus on one of the several areas of concentration or prepare for future endeavors such as architecture. Some typical concentrations are:... [-]

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The Vision and Graphics track is intended for students who wish to develop their knowledge of Computer Vision and Computer Graphics. ... [+]

Master of Science in Computer Science

The Vision and Graphics track is intended for students who wish to develop their knowledge of Computer Vision and Computer Graphics. The track also includes courses in related fields, such as Robotics, Machine Learning, and User Interfaces.

Admission Requirements

egree required for admission: Most candidates have completed an undergraduate degree in computer science. Applicants with degrees in other disciplines and a record of excellence are encouraged to apply; these applicants are required to have completed at least 4 computer science courses covering the foundations of the field and 2 math courses. GPA required: Most students admitted have earned a grade point average above 3.5 (out of 4.0); a GPA of at least 3.3 is required. GRE requirements: General test required. A subject GRE test is not required but may be helpful in strengthening your application. Competence in English: Applicants whose native language is not English and who have not studied at schools where English is the primary language must complete the TOEFL exam with a minimum grade of 600 on the written TOEFL, or 250 on the computerized version. Other application requirements: Two recommendation letters, transcripts, resume, and a personal-professional statement are required. All application requirements in the Graduate Application must be completed as specified in the application.... [-]

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The sustainability of human society on Earth is likely to be one of the dominant challenges of the 21st century. Continued population growth, coupled with urbanization an ... [+]

Master of Science in Environmental Engineering

The sustainability of human society on Earth is likely to be one of the dominant challenges of the 21st century. Continued population growth, coupled with urbanization and industrialization throughout the globe, has resulted in rapid consumption of our natural resources, extensive waste production, environmental degradation, threats to human health, and climate change. Much has been said about these problems, but thus far not enough has been done. Needed are better engineering solutions for a sustainable planet. The Columbia University Department of Earth and Environmental Engineering (EEE) strives to develop effective solutions to these complex and multidisciplinary problems, reconciling a deep concern for the environment with the needs of our global industrialized society. Our central theme is the conscientious stewardship of our finite natural resources, namely minerals, fuels, energy, water, and land. EEE maintains the Henry Krumb School of Mines' longstanding tradition of responsibly providing essential materials to society while pioneering important new environmental initiatives. EEE now offers the Master of Science in Earth and Environmental Engineering degree, designed for engineers and scientists who plan to pursue, or are already engaged in, environmental management/development careers. The focus of the program is the environmentally sound mining and processing of primary materials (minerals, energy, and water) and the recycling or proper disposal of used materials. The program also includes technologies for assessment and remediation of past damage to the environment. Students must complete 30 credits of graduate-level coursework and can choose a pace that allows them to... [-]

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Have an undergraduate degree in engineering, mathematics, or a related field, and want to integrate that knowledge with other elements of engineering and operations to be ... [+]

Master of Science in Industrial Engineering - Systems Engineering Concentration

Have an undergraduate degree in engineering, mathematics, or a related field, and want to integrate that knowledge with other elements of engineering and operations to be able to visualize the big picture and bring it to life? The MS in Systems Engineering offered exclusively online is designed for students with such ambitions, and focuses on how complex engineering projects should be managed, designed, and operated. Whereas other engineering degrees build competency in independent facets of engineering, systems engineering involves the organization and integration of those individual parts into a coherent, efficiently functioning system. An individual with a mastery of systems engineering may be employed in one of an array of intriguing positions within the government or private sector: being part of an integrated product team, overseeing the design of cutting-edge aircraft, developing a communications satellite, running simulations on operational concepts for a product release, or playing an integral role in one of many other engineering endeavors. The role of a systems engineer is truly paramount to the success of an engineering project. Students will apprehend SE principles, concepts, definitions, and lifecycle models, as well as the value of a holistic approach to analyzing and synergizing a system.... [-]

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Have an undergraduate degree in engineering, mathematics, or a related field, and want to integrate that knowledge with other elements of engineering and operations to be ... [+]

Master of Science in Industrial Engineering - Systems Engineering Concentration

Have an undergraduate degree in engineering, mathematics, or a related field, and want to integrate that knowledge with other elements of engineering and operations to be able to visualize the big picture and bring it to life? The MS in Systems Engineering offered exclusively online is designed for students with such ambitions, and focuses on how complex engineering projects should be managed, designed, and operated. Whereas other engineering degrees build competency in independent facets of engineering, systems engineering involves the organization and integration of those individual parts into a coherent, efficiently functioning system. An individual with a mastery of systems engineering may be employed in one of an array of intriguing positions within the government or private sector: being part of an integrated product team, overseeing the design of cutting-edge aircraft, developing a communications satellite, running simulations on operational concepts for a product release, or playing an integral role in one of many other engineering endeavors. The role of a systems engineer is truly paramount to the success of an engineering project. Students will apprehend SE principles, concepts, definitions, and lifecycle models, as well as the value of a holistic approach to analyzing and synergizing a system.... [-]

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Mechanical engineering is a diverse subject that derives its breadth from the need to design and manufacture everything from small individual parts and devices (e.g. micr ... [+]

Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering

Mechanical engineering is a diverse subject that derives its breadth from the need to design and manufacture everything from small individual parts and devices (e.g. microscale sensors and inkjet printer nozzles) to large systems (e.g. spacecraft and machine tools). The role of a mechanical engineer is to take a product from an idea to the marketplace. To accomplish this, a broad range of skills are needed. The mechanical engineer needs to acquire particular skills and knowledge. He/she needs to understand the forces and the thermal environment that a product, its parts, or its subsystems will encounter; to design them for functionality, aesthetics, and the ability to withstand the forces and the thermal environment they will be subjected to; and to determine the best way to manufacture them and ensure they will operate without failure. Perhaps the one skill that is the mechanical engineer's exclusive domain is the ability to analyze and design objects and systems with motion. The Mechanical Engineering Department at Columbia was established in 1897. It has enjoyed a national and international reputation for much of its history. Between 1950 and 1980, professors Dudley D. Fuller, Harold G. Elrod, and Vittorio Castelli were the foremost leaders in the field of lubrication theory and practice. In the 1960s, Professor Ferdinand Freudenstein (known as the "Father of Modern Kinematics"), revolutionized the field of mechanical design by ushering in the computer age in kinematics synthesis and the design of the mechanism. In more recent times,... [-]

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