Carnegie Mellon University

Foundational Degree Comparisons

The EST&P degree offers you an intensive interdisciplinary experience of programmatic core, engineering depth, and customizable breadth in energy that is completed in a single academic year. The EST&P - Advanced Study degree extends your experience through customizable advanced study involving further engineering depth or project work in energy, integrated over three semesters. The EST&P - Advanced Study and Integrated Study in Computer Science degree integrates programmatic core and concentrated coursework in Computer Science with your EST&P - Advanced Study degree, and is completed in two academic years

The three Foundational Degrees are illustrated using puzzle graphics below, which aim to highlight how the distinct components of the degrees fit to a larger whole, and to indicate the flexibility in designing a degree that fits your individual career goals.

EST&P Degree Puzzle  EST&P Advanced Study Puzzle