The Carnegie Mellon Academic Experience in Silicon Valley
The San Francisco Bay Area is the center of the high tech revolution, with a dynamic atmosphere fueling creativity and entrepreneurship. It is a natural fit for Carnegie Mellon University, one of the world's premier technology education and research institutions, which chose Silicon Valley as the place to establish its West Coast educational outpost.
For aspiring industry leaders, this is the perfect place to further technology and management skills and build valuable relationships. CMU-SV students are prepared to meet technological and managerial challenges, to succeed in the 21st century workforce, and to take a proactive part in shaping the future of the software and technology industry.
Degrees in Electrical and Computer Engineering
The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) offers three degree programs at Carnegie Mellon University's Silicon Valley campus.
- Master of Science in Software Engineering — exclusively at CMU-SV
- Master of Science in Electrical & Computer Engineering
- Ph.D. in Electrical & Computer Engineering
CMU's graduate engineering programs are ranked in the top 10 nationally for computer, electronics, and communication engineering specialties, and the department is renowned for its work to define, make an impact on, and lead in the field of electrical and computer engineering through its education and research agendas.
Degrees in Information Technology from the Information Networking Institute
The INI offers three bi-coastal degree programs that can be completed in 16 or 20 months and requires students to spend time at both the Pittsburgh and Silicon Valley campuses.
- Master of Science in Information Technology - Mobility (MSIT-MOB)
- Master of Science in Information Technology- Information Security (MSIT-IS)
- Master of Science in Information Technology-Software Management (MSIT-SM)
The programs blend technology, management and industry experience to prepare students to become intelligent decision-makers in the field of information technology.
Software Management Degrees for Technology Entrepreneurs and Professionals
The Silicon Valley campus is home to the definitive MS in Software Management program, part of CMU's Integrated Innovation Institute. Both full-time and part-time programs reflect an interdisciplinary approach to software product innovation, entrepreneurship and management.