Program Design

The Berkeley Master of Engineering Program curriculum integrates engineering coursework with classes in leadership and core management concepts. You tackle actual industry challenges through case studies and your capstone project.


Degree requirements include 25 units of coursework in three areas: the core leadership curriculum, your technical specialty and your capstone project. The curriculum follows our integrative and experiential model for engineering leadership education:

  1. Leadership Breadth: Gain the broad set of management, leadership and communication skills you need to lead technology enterprises and ventures with our core leadership curriculum, common for all students in the program. (8 units)
  2. Capstone Experience: Your team capstone project analyzes and addresses an industry challenge to integrate the core curriculum with your technical coursework. (5 units)
  3. Technical Depth: Deepen your technical expertise with coursework in your engineering area, chosen from among 19 concentrations in new and emerging technologies. (12 units)