Degree Programs

The College of Engineering has five departments and four research units. The Department of Biomedical Engineering, Department of Chemical and Biochemical Engineering, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, and Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering offer a total of seven undergraduate programs of study with Bachelor of Science in Engineering degrees offered in:

  • biomedical engineering,
  • chemical engineering,
  • computer science and engineering,
  • civil engineering,
  • electrical engineering,
  • industrial engineering, and
  • mechanical engineering.

The college also offers joint undergraduate degrees with the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences and the Tippie College of Business; a dual degree with the University of Northern Iowa; a joint bachelor's/master's degree program in each engineering discipline; and a joint bachelor's/master's degree with the School of Urban and Regional Planning (also see graduate Certificate in Transportation Studies).

In addition, the College of Engineering partners with the Tippie College of Business to offer the Certificate in Technological Entrepreneurship for undergraduate engineering students. The College of Engineering also teams with the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences to offer the Certificate in Wind Energy, which is open to all University of Iowa undergraduates. The college also offers the undergraduate Certificate in Naval Hydrodynamics.

The College of Engineering offers Master of Science and Doctor of Philosophy degrees in:

  • biomedical engineering,
  • chemical and biochemical engineering,
  • civil and environmental engineering,
  • electrical and computer engineering,
  • industrial engineering, and
  • mechanical engineering.

The research units are the Center for Bioinformatics and Computational Biology, the Center for Computer-Aided Design, the Iowa Institute for Biomedical Imaging, and IIHR—Hydroscience and Engineering.

To learn more about programs and degree options, review the General Catalog here.