Carnegie Mellon University

Doctoral Studies

Engineering and Public Policy offers a doctoral program that helps students with technical backgrounds address policy issues focused on science and technology.

If you want to explore how engineering interacts with other disciplines to tackle the complex problems of today’s society, the EPP PhD program might be right for you.

Our research spans many areas of engineering and policy - 

Energy Systems

Climate and Environment

Technology Innovation Policy

Risk Analysis

Information and Communication Technology

Contact admissions| Deborah Kuntz, Admissions Coordinator, at eppadmt@andrew.cmu.edu or (412) 268-3303.

Program Overview | Download a summary of the program, view admissions and grad employment statistics

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EPP Careers | Graduates occupy high-ranking positions in academia, consulting, industry, and government. Download a poster about our students
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More About the EPP PhD | PhD Alumni Nathaniel Horner interviews Professor Scott Matthews about the program.