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Research-based Graduate Programs

Lehigh offers vibrant and multidisciplinary research-based graduate studies -- M. Eng, M.S., and Ph. D. programs that reflect our long legacy of of excellence in engineering research and scholarship. Students benefit from a wealth of expertise and facilities that are renowned for discovery and innovation in key facets of industry and society.


Research-based Graduate Programs

Lehigh Engineering graduate programs leverage our traditional strengths in areas such as materials, structures, and chemical processes, prearing talented young minds to seek answers to our world's most pressing questions.

Students engage with Lehigh's world-renowned faculty in class and in the lab, gaining access to knowledge and instrumentation across campus and around the world. In doing so, they make direct contributions to their fields in the lab and in the literature. Lehigh takes pride in developing its students into leaders in their fields -- sophisticated researchers of the highest caliber who help solve some of our world's most vexing challenges.

Our research capabilities include the largest structural testing facility on the East Coast and one of the premier nano research centers in the world, as just two examples.

At the same time, the Lehigh graduate student experience remains eminently individual, fostering collaborative study and personal connectivy among our community of labs, centers, and institutes.

Graduate Programs

Professional Master's or Research?
Different goals, different paths

In addition to research-intensive graduate degrees, Lehigh offers a menu of Professional Master's programs for individuals interested in rapid advancement within a given industry sector. These are designed for recent graduates of engineering and a variety of associated disciplines, as well as professionals with several years of experience working in their current fields.