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Engineering Programs

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Explore the exciting world of engineering—where some of the most sought-after and lucrative careers await! At SIU, our students have hands-on access to cutting-edge technology used by professionals in the field, setting the stage for your dynamic journey into the realm of possibilities.

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Unlock the potential of bioengineering, where science and technology converge to revolutionize healthcare. Our program prepares you to design cutting-edge medical devices and software, driving groundbreaking research and empowering you to make a lasting impact on global health.

Civil & Environmental Engineering

From roads and buildings to parks and infrastructure, civil and environmental engineers shape the world we live in. With a multidisciplinary approach merging engineering, management, and science, they tackle pressing issues like climate change, sustainability, and infrastructure resilience, ensuring a safer and more sustainable future for all.

Civil Engineering

Join the legacy of civilization builders with civil engineering. From ancient wonders to modern marvels, civil engineers shape our world. Be part of a field that connects communities, enhances safety, and propels us into the future with projects like bridges, roads, and even structures in space

Computer Engineering

Uncover the secrets behind our digital world with a computer science major at Southern Illinois University. Delve into hardware, software, systems, and exciting niches like video game development or artificial intelligence. Our ABET-accredited program ensures top-notch education and nearly 100% job placement in the booming STEM field.

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Our hands-on curriculum, guided by expert faculty, propels students into the realm of electronics, computing, and engineering. Shape the future with cutting-edge skills and collaborative learning, driving technological progress worldwide.

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Electrical engineering, a recent branch of engineering, involves designing, studying, and applying devices, equipment, and systems utilizing electricity, electronics, and electromagnetism. Our program equips graduates to innovate solutions for society's technological challenges.

Engineering Science

Our Ph.D. in Engineering Science offers concentrations in Civil and Environmental Engineering, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Industrial and Quality Engineering, and Mechanical Engineering and Energy Processes. Each concentration provides specialized coursework and research opportunities to tackle complex engineering challenges.

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This innovative program involves the design, development, implementation, and management of systems and methods concerning people, materials, and equipment in industry. We designed a curriculum to develop well-rounded professionals with courses such as CAD, industrial robotics, manufacturing policy, and facilities planning.

Mechanical Engineering

Join our program to make a meaningful impact across industries like manufacturing, science, and healthcare. Learn problem-solving skills to enhance societal safety and well-being. If you enjoy tinkering and problem-solving, the School of Mechanical, Aerospace, and Materials Engineering is your ideal destination at SIU Carbondale.

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These professionals understand the concepts, theories, and methods to design, implement, and manage manufacturing and service systems to operate at their highest potential. Students learn to optimize resources to maximize benefits, making them highly employable in a multitude of fields.

Below you can find the program you are interested in and the degrees, minors, and online options offered for that program. You will see some programs have specializations (for undergraduate programs)/ concentrations (for graduate programs) listed. These are focused areas of study.
Program Bachelor's Master's Doctoral Minor Online
Biomedical Engineering  BS ME, MS      ME
Civil & Environmental Engineering    ME      
Civil Engineering BS  MS      
Environmental Engineering    MS      
Computer Engineering BS        
Cyber Systems and Security Engineering  BS        
Electrical & Computer Engineering   MS, ME  PhD    MEng
Electrical Engineering BS        
Biomedical BS        
Power and Energy BS        
Electrical Engineering Technology BS        BS
Energy Engineering minor      
  •  Energy Engineering
Engineering Science     PhD     
Civil and Environmental     PhD    
Mechanical and Energy Processes     PhD     
Mining and Mineral Resources     PhD     
Industrial and Quality Engineering     PhD     
Industrial Management & Applied Engineering BS        BS
Quality Management BS        
Mechanical Engineering BS MS      
Quality Engineering and Management MS MS
STEM Leadership minor      
  •  STEM Leadership