Degrees & Programs
The College of Engineering offers more than 30 engineering degrees, minors and certificate programs.
Aerospace Engineering (Minor)
Aerospace Engineering is an important field concerned with the design and construction of aircraft and spacecraft vehicles. This minor will prepare the students for work in various sectors of commercial aviation, defense, wind turbines, automotive, and other industries. It will also help students in pursuing a graduate degree in Aerospace Engineering.
Batteries and energy storage technologies (Minor)
Housed in the College of Engineering, the interdisciplinary batteries and energy storage technologies minor draws on coursework in almost every engineering discipline, as well as courses in the sciences.
Big data (Minor)
The field of big data is growing, and there is a projected shortage of people with the skills needed. Learn more about how you can study big data at the University of Nevada, Reno. .
Biomedical Engineering (Minor, B.S., M.S., Ph.D.)
Biomedical engineers use technology to solve medical problems, from developing artificial limbs to designing advanced medical equipment or new pharmaceuticals.
Chemical Engineering (Minor, B.S., M.S., Ph.D.)
Chemical engineers apply the basic principles of chemistry, physics, biology, mathematics and related engineering disciplines to the production of goods and materials for society.
Civil Engineering (Minor, B.S., M.S., Ph.D.)
Our nationally recognized degree programs in civil engineering give you a chance to work with top faculty in world-class research facilities.
Computer Science and Engineering (Minor, B.S., M.S., Ph.D.)
Computer scientists and engineers use mathematics, science and engineering to solve a variety of problems in just about all areas of human endeavor.
Construction Management (Minor)
The minor in construction management at the University of Nevada, Reno teaches students to lead construction projects from the planning stages through mop up.
Cybersecurity (Minor, M.S., Online M.S., Graduate Certificate)
Cybersecurity is one of the most significant challenges of the 21st century. However, the U.S. has a significant shortage of cybersecurity professionals who understand and can effectively thwart the growing threats.
Digital Interactive Games (Minor)
The minor in digital interactive games can help students tap into a strong gaming presence in Reno and a flourishing games industry in the nearby Bay Area.
Electrical Engineering (Minor, B.S., M.S., Ph.D.)
Today's electrical engineers are expert thinkers and problem solvers, and they can be found working in high-tech start-ups, global organizations, power companies and research laboratories.
Engineering Education (Ph.D.)
The doctor of philosophy degree in engineering education is designed for exceptional students who want to pursue advanced careers in research, teaching, or industry.
Engineering Physics (Minor, B.S.)
Environmental Engineering (Minor, B.S., M.S., Ph.D.)
Environmental engineers apply scientific and engineering principles to preserve, restore, and sustain the natural environment while maintaining clean air, water, and land resources.
Extractive Metallurgy (Minor)
This minor is open to all students in an engineering degree program except students in the extractive metallurgy emphasis of the B.S. in materials science and engineering program.
Manufacturing Quality (Minor)
Advanced manufacturing is an important part of Nevada's economy. Learn how to prepare for a high-tech manufacturing career at the University of Nevada, Reno.
Materials Science & Engineering (Minor, B.S., M.S., Ph.D.)
Materials scientists and engineers are experts in developing and testing materials that can stand up to extreme environments or outperform existing materials.
Mechanical Engineering (Minor, TMCC Pathways, B.S., M.S., Ph.D.)
Mechanical engineers may work with nanoscale materials or they may be involved in engineering massive airplanes or rockets. What they have in common is a focus on engineering moving systems.
Sustainability plays a central role in the future of humanity. Professionals in all disciplines not only need to work together finding solutions to important societal problems, but they also need a broader education and set of tools to devise and design solutions that encompass equity, social, and environmental sustainability.
Unmanned Autonomous Systems (Minor)
Unmanned autonomous systems fuse mechanical systems and computing technologies to create intelligent systems capable of interacting with the complexities of the real world.
2021-2022 Engineering Catalog Listings
For information about the courses and requirements for specific degree and certificate programs, please visit the University's catalog.
Would you like to take a tour of the College or learn more about how you can launch your future in engineering? Contact Recruitment and Outreach Coordinator Meg Fitzgerald at firstname.lastname@example.org or (775) 682-7755.
The College of Engineering has a dedicated team of academic advisors to support students at every phase of their academic careers. If you have questions about courses and degree plans, please visit our Advising page and schedule an appointment with one of our advisors.
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