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Doctor of Engineering in

Program Summary

This online Doctor of Engineering in Engineering program provides a deep understanding of advanced engineering and high-level leadership principles, helping you prepare to direct high-performing research divisions or companies. This program incorporates the rigor of a Ph.D. but shifts the focus of career progression from academic research to leadership in an industrial or commercial setting.
How To Apply
Apply by December 5 to start January 9

How To Apply 

Costs and Financial Aid

45 Credits $1,007 per credit

Costs and Financial Aid 

Why the Online Doctor of Engineering in Engineering Program from Penn State?

Penn State, long respected and consistently recognized for having one of the top engineering programs in the country, is proud to offer a high-quality online Doctor of Engineering in Engineering (D.Eng.) program through Penn State World Campus. Taught by respected Penn State faculty with strong academic credentials and real-world experience, the online D.Eng. program can position you for advancement to the highest-level leadership positions in research and engineering in both the private and public sectors.

As a D.Eng. student, you can learn to:

  • research and develop new products or processes that can benefit industrial, governmental, or military entities
  • analyze and synthesize critical information within your discipline, and, where appropriate, across multiple disciplines
  • communicate the major issues of your discipline and effectively disseminate research findings through technical reports, presentations, and peer-reviewed papers
  • lead high-performing research and development teams, divisions, and corporations

Customize Your Doctor of Engineering in Engineering Curriculum

The program offers an extensive selection of electives from more than 20 disciplines, allowing for a great deal of customized learning that can reflect your previous experience and/or desired career-advancement path. You will also learn through independent research in your chosen discipline.

Who Should Apply?

To be considered for admission to the program, students should hold a master's degree in engineering or a research-related field such as physics, math, or computer science. The most qualified candidates for the program will also have several years of experience working in the engineering field.

Information for Military and Veterans

Are you a member of the military, a veteran, or a military spouse? Please visit our military website for additional information regarding financial aid, transfer credits, and application instructions.

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