Carnegie Mellon University has been making history for more than 100 years. The university has grown over the years from a small, local trade school known as Carnegie Tech into the world-class research institution we know today. Consistently ranked among the top universities in the nation, Carnegie Mellon is home to the first university computer network, the first 'thinking machine', and subsequently, the first computer programming course for freshman in the nation. Now, the university brings this depth of history to Silicon Valley.
Technical Graduate Programs
In 2002, the University established a branch campus in Silicon Valley to connect Carnegie Mellon’s many distinctive technology education programs to the innovative business community located in Silicon Valley and northern California. Carnegie Mellon Silicon Valley offers a variety of graduate degree programs designed to educate students to become leaders in global technology innovation and management. Each program provides the appropriate mix of technical, business, and organizational skills critical to successful career advancement. Together, the academic program and related research centers at Carnegie Mellon Silicon Valley reflect a distinctive mix of education characterized by the University’s ongoing focus on creating and implementing solutions for real problems.