Graduate Degree Programs

students working in labs

UW Engineering offers a variety of programs for engineers to update skills, boost careers, or delve into new fields. Our degrees, certificates and courses are developed in partnership with regional industry leaders to give you access to important contacts and industry expertise.


The UW has minimum admission requirements for students seeking graduate degrees. In addition, each engineering department has their own requirements for admissions and application deadlines. See the various engineering graduate programs below and the Adviser Directory to find department contacts.

Engineering Graduate Programs

Continuing Education for Working Professionals »

Certificate and Professional Master's Programs held online or scheduled part-time and during evenings to accommodate work schedules.

Traditional Degree Programs by Department »

Engineering departments and the full-time Bachelor's, Master's, and Doctorate degrees they offer.

UW Engineering Facts and Stats »

Gives numbers of graduate students and graduate degree earners.

UW Graduate School »

Details the UW graduate admissions process and funding.

photos of profiled grad students See the UW Graduate School's profiles of several engineering grad students:

LaTasha Taylor Starr MS, HCDE
Krishna Nadella MS, ME
Yaw Anokwa PhD candidate, Computer Science
Kari Watkins PhD candidate, CEE

Navigating Grad School as a Working Professional

Considering grad school? If you've been out of college a while, find out what it takes to get back in, what the application process is like and what you can expect during the admissions process and beyond. Learn more on the Professional & Continuing Education website.

Department Advisers — Graduate and Undergrad

When mailing information to the individuals listed below, for all departments, the rest of the mailing address is:

University of Washington Seattle, WA 98195-_ _ _ _ (use last four digits of campus box number)

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William E. Boeing Department of Aeronautics & Astronautics


Marlo Anderson,
Manager, Undergraduate Programs
211 Guggenheim Hall, Box 352400
(206) 616-1115


Wanda Frederick,
Assistant Director, Academic Services
211B Guggenheim Hall, Box 352400
(206) 616-1113

Ed Connery,
Academic Adviser, Professional & Distance Learning Programs
318 C Guggenheim Hall, Box 352400



Kelli Jayn Nichols,
Director of Academic Services
(206) 685-2022

Josh Lee,
Academic Counselor, Undergraduate Advising
(206) 616-2423
3720 15th Ave. NE
Box 355061
Seattle, WA 98195-5061


Dorian Varga,
Senior Academic Counselor, Graduate Advising
3720 15th Ave. NE, Box 355061
Seattle, WA 98195-5061
(206) 685-3494

Chemical Engineering


Dave Drischell,
Academic Counselor - Lead
105 Benson Hall, Box 351750
(206) 543-2252


Laurie Stephan,
Adviser, Graduate Programs
221 MolES, Box 351653
(206) 221-6542

Civil & Environmental Engineering


Mariko Navin,
Undergraduate Program Adviser
201G More Hall
(206) 543-5092


Lorna Latal,
Graduate Program Adviser
201F More Hall
(206) 543-2574

Jennifer Ross
201J More Hall
(206) 616-1891

Prof. Master's programs

Jen Ross,
Graduate Program Adviser
(206) 616-1891
201 More Hall

Online Graduate programs

Dayna Cole,
Online Graduate Program Adviser
(206) 685-2312
103 Wilson Ceramics Lab

SCTL and Undergrad programs

Megan Reardon, Adviser
(206) 221-6407
121 More Hall

Computer Science & Engineering


Crystal Eney, Director of Student Services
Jenifer Pesicka, Undergraduate Adviser
Raven Avery, Undergraduate Adviser
Patsy Wosepka, Undergraduate Adviser
AC101 Allen Center, Box 352350
(206) 543-1695


Lindsay Michimoto, Adviser
AC130 Allen Center, Box 352350
(206) 543-5758

Elise DeGoede-Dorough, Adviser
AC132 Allen Center, Box 352350
(206) 685-1369

Professional Master's

Dave Rispoli,
Professional Master's Programs adviser,
(206) 543-5848

Electrical Engineering


Stephanie Swanson
Stephen Graham,
AE 100L Allen Center, Box 352500
(206) 543-2142


Brenda Larson,
Graduate Advising Coordinator
AE142 Allen Center, Box 352500
(206) 616-1351

Bryan Crockett,
Director of Student Services,
AE140, Box 352500
(206) 221-7913

Professional Master's

Erin Olnon,
Professional Master's Program,
CSE 224, Box 352500
(206) 616-4909

Human Centered Design & Engineering


Alex Llapitan
428B Sieg Hall, Box 352315
(206) 221-6230

Graduate & Certificate

Patricia Reilly
428C Sieg Hall, Box 352315
(206) 543-1798

Industrial & Systems Engineering

Undergraduate and Graduate

Jennifer Tsai
G7 ME Building, Box 352650
(206) 543-5041

Interdisciplinary Engineering

Undergraduate and Graduate

Daniel Feetham
301 Loew Hall, Box 352180
(206) 543-1770

Materials Science & Engineering


Stanley Choi
302A Roberts Hall, Box 352120
(206) 616-6581


Karen Wetterhahn
302B Roberts Hall, Box 352120
(206) 543-2740

Mechanical Engineering


Margo Segimoto
143 ME Building, Box 352600
(206) 685-0908
ME Undergraduate Advising


Wanwisa Kisalang
143C ME Building, Box 352600
(206) 543-7963
ME Graduate Advising

Bioresource Science and Engineering

Undergraduate and Graduate

Michelle Trudeau, Director of Student & Academic Services
Amanda Davis, Graduate Counseling Services Coordinator
Lisa Nordlund, Undergraduate Counseling Services Coordinator
116 Anderson Hall, Box 352100
phone: (206) 543-3077