Carnegie Mellon University is proud to share our passion for technology, education, and research with the San Francisco Bay Area
Carnegie Mellon University is a private research university with a distinctive mix of world-renowned programs in engineering, computer science, robotics, business, public policy, fine arts, and the humanities. In 2002, Carnegie Mellon established its Silicon Valley campus to expand the reach of its outstanding professional programs and to perform innovative research that connects with local, national, and global high-tech companies.
Graduate engineering degrees for entrepreneurs and professionals
Long known for leadership in engineering and computer science research and education, Carnegie Mellon and the College of Engineering have established a natural extension in the San Francisco Bay Area, one that integrates the rich heritage and resources of the Pittsburgh campus with the opportunities available in the highly innovative and entrepreneurial Silicon Valley. For more than 10 years, CMU-SV has connected students with global employers, industry leaders, and thousands of CMU alumni in the Bay Area.
Master's and Ph.D. programs
Our campus at Moffett Field in Mountain View, California, offers graduate degree programs for full time students, working professionals, and international students, focusing on information technology, entrepreneurship, innovation management, development, embedded systems, security, mobility, and networking. It is home to almost 200 master's and Ph.D. students from 15 countries, working with faculty in multiple technical disciplines, including exclusive programs in software engineering and software management.
- MS Software Engineering
- MS Software Management
- MS Information Technology*
- MS Electrical and Computer Engineering*
- Ph.D. Electrical and Computer Engineering*
*bicoastal — coursework at Pittsburgh and Silicon Valley campuses
Innovative and interdisciplinary academic experiences
Classes are offered during the week and in the evenings year-round at our campus in the NASA Ames Research Center, with some remote and part-time options. Full-time master's students can complete degree requirements in one year. Research assistantships, practicum projects, and internships allow students to apply coursework to real-world issues and solutions and gain professional experience.