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Master of Advanced Study in Engineering

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Master of Advanced Study in Engineering

UC Berkeley College of Engineering

Accredited degree from a Top 3 Engineering School

Taught and offered by UC Berkeley College of Engineering

Learn from top-tier, world-renowned faculty

Select the courses that best match your career goals

Complete in as little as 9 months

Customize the degree to your schedule

100% online learning

Lecture videos, hands-on projects, live office hours and real-time connections with instructors and peers

$42,000 USD total tuition

($1,750 x 24 units = $42,000), plus applicable per-semester fees, with pay-as-you-go tuition for each unit*

Academics

When you join the MAS-E program, you’ll learn from Berkeley Engineering faculty—recognized as among the most renowned teachers and researchers in the world. They are passionate about educating students and creating breakthrough advances to serve society and improve our global quality of life. Through live office hours, you’ll be able to have a personal interaction with faculty members, where they’ll answer your questions regarding assignments and projects.

You'll also have opportunities to make valuable connections with current and future engineers, facilitated by the community-building programs available exclusively to MAS-E students.

Take advantage of a modular curriculum that gives you maximum flexibility to earn your master’s degree that reflects your career goals, on a timeline that fits your personal and professional life.

Customize your Learning with the MAS-E Degree Planner

Customizing and planning out your graduate curriculum has never been easier with the Berkeley MAS-E Degree Planner. This tool is your guide to deciding what coursework is best for you. Follow these two simple steps to get started

  1. Select your concentration to see which eight required courses populate. 

  2. Round out your degree with 14 electives from any of the remaining courses offered within the MAS-E degree course catalog. Your curriculum will then conclude with the 2-unit capstone project.

Interdisciplinary Concentrations

Select from one of the four concentrations to increase your depth of knowledge.

The Four Interdisciplinary Concentrations

  • Electronics and systems engineering

  • Advanced manufacturing and materials

  • Infrastructure, energy, and the environment

  • Robotics and controls

Flexibility
Start on any available course in your own time, at your own pace. Select the courses that align with your career goals and interests.
Learn on mobile
Take your studies on the go with mobile-friendly learning on iOS and Android. Some assignments can’t be completed on a mobile device.
Course customization
Aside from the capstone, which is completed at the end of your coursework, the degree has no required course sequence. Take the courses that work for you, when they work for you.
Program length
Choose from three enrollment terms throughout the year to earn 24 credits in as little as 9 months. Master’s degree students must be enrolled in a minimum of four units per semester for at least two semesters to meet University of California academic requirements.

Admissions information

Applications for the Spring 2025 session are open!

Important Dates: Note all applications close at 8:59PM PT.

Spring 2025

  • July 22, 2024: Spring 2025 Final Application Deadline

Interested in Learning More about the MAS-E?

Admissions information

Applications for the Spring 2025 session are open!

Important Dates: Note all applications close at 8:59PM PT.

Spring 2025

  • July 22, 2024: Spring 2025 Final Application Deadline

Interested in Learning More about the MAS-E?