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ASU - Ira A. Fulton School of Engineering

Contact Information:
Jeffrey S. Goss, Director,
Center for Professional Development
Albert M. Filardo, Manager,
Center for Professional Development
URL: www.asuengineeringonline.com

Online degree programs:
Master of Science Engineering Program (MSE)
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Industrial Engineering
  • Industrial Engineering with Six-Sigma Black Belt Specialty
  • Materials Science Engineering
  • Semiconductor Processing and Manufacturing Specialty
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Bioengineering
Master of Computer Science
  • Software Engineering
Master of Science in Engineering for Executives
  • Specialty in Embedded Systems
Graduate Certificate
  • Certificate in Statistics-Six Sigma Black Belt Program


Admission Requirements:

Tuition Costs:
MSE on line Programs Tuition and Fees can be found at:
MSE on line Programs Tuition and Fees for Executive Programs is found at:

Learning Environment for students:
Innovation in providing creative ways of learning can be found throughout ASU. The Center for Professional Development delivers programs in traditional classroom settings, as well as leveraging technology and creative software packages to deliver professionals convenient "anytime, anyplace" quality program via the Internet. The online courses integrate streamed media lectures, interactive tools and simulations, animations, and other learning channels and course assets to provide the distance learning students a variety of materials to enhance and validate learning outcomes. The online courses and programs leverage a variety of communication tools for students to interact in virtual team assignments, as well as communication portals for interactive discussions with faculty. In addition to the online engineering programs, ASU is a recognized leader in innovative programming through a multiple campus system, distance learning, and convenient scheduling during evenings and weekends. The innovative system of learning infrastructure at ASU offers professionals the flexibility of acquiring knowledge at their own pace, accelerated, or "normal" pace from 8 to 5 or anytime, at the convenience of their own environment. The global reach of ASU education is appropriate for multiple audiences. It caters to people searching for an advance degree, certification, or unemployed individuals attempting to start a new career.

Dedicated staff is available to provide services from registration, technical support, program advising, students support services, and faculty interface. In addition, CPD has advanced evaluation capabilities to communicate post course evaluations, report, and discuss the results of training with the employers and Maricopa County.

Relevant Information on Faculty:
The Ira A. Fulton School of Engineering faculty provides a transformative educational experience for engineering, computer science and construction students providing the knowledge and skills they need for success in a technically oriented career. The faculty engage in use-inspired research in a multidisciplinary setting, creating knowledge for the benefit of individuals, society and environment.

Accomplishments & Recognition:
Considered one of the nation's premier research universities, Arizona State University has achieved a high degree of excellence in their research endeavors. In 1991 ASU was awarded the prestigious Research I status from the Carnegie Foundation. Carnegie Research I universities are the premiere research institutions in the nation, including only 88 universities nationally. Arizona State University ranks among an even more select grouping of nine "Research I" universities that have attained this award without the benefit of a medical school or land grant status.  ASU is research-driven but focused on learning—teaching is carried out in a context that encourages the creation of new knowledge. The faculty includes recipients of prestigious academic and professional awards, including membership in the national academies. ASU currently ranks sixth among public universities in its enrollment of freshmen merit scholars. The university champions diversity, and is international in scope, welcoming students from all 50 states and nations across the globe.