Graduate Admissions

Invest in your future. Graduate studies empowers students with the opportunity to expand your professional network, develop skills to advance your career and more. 


Mason ranks among the top three public universities for online master's programs. Find College of Engineering and Computing online graduate programs.

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Engineering Building
We offer master's, doctoral, and certificate programs.

CEC has 19 master's programs and seven PhD programs, many with several choices of concentration, allowing you to specialize in your specific area of interest.

Take the Next Step

You're ready to build on your expertise, expand your research, and bring something new to the table. Get started by applying to pursue your graduate studies at the College of Engineering and Computing.

Earning a graduate degree from the College of Engineering and Computing means you can be confident that your expertise is up to date and in demand. As Virginia's largest public research university, Mason combines the resources you need with the personal guidance of mentor-professors.

Program of study details can be found in the university catalog

As a College of Engineering and Computing graduate student, you'll have access to:

  • Our graduate faculty, who are counted among the top ranks by the best science and technology organizations in the world.  
  • Proximity to career opportunities through our campuses in Fairfax, Arlington, and Manassas. 
  • Chances to attend professional gatherings. 


Students walk outside the Engineering building.

Mason alumni, current undergraduate students, and employees of our corporate partners can take advantage of our accelerated/fast track application process.

College of Engineering and Computing invites our alums, corporate partner employees, and current undergraduate students to explore a special application process designed to help accelerated through the admissions process. 

Explore the alumni Fast Track application process, especially designed for our alums returning for graduate education. Learn more

Our corporate Fast Track application process is ideal for current employees from any of our industry partners. Learn more

BAM (Bachelor's/Accelerated Master's) provides opportunity for current Mason undergraduate students to accelerate through both their bachelor's and master's program in as little as 5 years. Learn more