Master's of Engineering

The Donald P. Shiley School of Engineering offers a graduate program leading to a master of engineering degree. Students in this program can take courses in engineering and up to nine credits in an area related to their concentration. This program capitalizes on the strengths of the Donald P. Shiley School of Engineering and caters to the individual needs of the graduate student. Courses in engineering are selected from civil, electrical, and mechanical engineering, as well as computer science.

Student Outcomes

Students will be able to:

  • Apply advanced knowledge of mathematics, science, computing and engineering to solve technical and real-world problems.
  • Develop a project plan, scope, and timeline for solving open-ended problems.
  • Demonstrate advanced understanding of professional and ethical responsibility.
  • Effectively communicate complex concepts to a multi-discipline audience.
  • Understand and apply concepts related to a selected technical concentration area.


For more information contact Caitlin Cairncross by email or by phone at 503.943.7612.


University of Portland
5000 N. Willamette Blvd.,
Portland, Oregon 97203-5798