Thomas J. Watson College of Engineering and Applied Science — Graduate Programs

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Graduate Information

Submit inquiries to:

Assistant Dean for Research and Graduate Studies
Thomas J. Watson College of Engineering and Applied Science
Binghamton University
PO Box 6000
Binghamton, New York 13902-6000

The Watson College offers the following Master of Science (MS) degrees:

  • MS - Biomedical Engineering
  • MS - Computer Science
  • MS - Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • MS - Healthcare Systems Engineering
  • MS - Industrial and Systems Engineering
  • MS - Mechanical Engineering
  • MS - Systems Science

The Department of Systems Science and Industrial Engineering also offers a 12-month executive MS degree in Health Systems. This program is designed to provide individuals with a bachelor's degree the opportunity to gain sufficient knowledge and skills for modeling, analyzing and/or designing health care delivery systems and processes. Classes are held once a week (typically on Saturdays) at the SUNY Global Center in New York, NY. The executive MS program leads to a MS degree in Industrial Engineering - Health Systems or a Master of Science (MS) degree in Systems Science - Health Systems.

The Watson College offers a Master of Engineering (MEng) degree, with specializations in the following areas:

  • Industrial Engineering
  • Systems Engineering

In addition, the Watson College offers the following doctoral programs:

  • PhD - Biomedical Engineering
  • PhD - Computer Science
  • PhD - Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • PhD - Industrial and Systems Engineering
  • PhD - Mechanical Engineering
  • PhD - Systems Science 

Interdisciplinary graduate degrees in Materials Science and Engineering and Data Analytics are available. Please see the Graduate School section of the University Bulletin or select "Materials Science and Engineering" or "Data Analytics" from the "Graduate Programs by Department" pull-down menu.

The Watson College offers an advanced graduate certificate program in Complex Systems Science and Engineering, which is available for graduate students in any major, and an advanced graduate certificate program in Cybersecurity. 

Watson College graduate programs offer a wide array of academic and research opportunities. Specific program requirements and areas of program concentration are more fully described in subsequent sections of the University Bulletin, as well as on the departmental websites. 

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Admission to the Graduate Programs

Prospective students should visit the Graduate School website ( to review admission requirements, check deadlines, review cost and funding information, arrange a visit and apply online.

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Academic Policies and Procedures

Watson College graduate students are expected to follow the academic policies and procedures set forth by the Graduate School, as well as their academic department. For Graduate School academic policies and procedures, please refer to the Graduate School Manual ( or to the University Bulletin section titled "Academic Policies and Procedures for Graduate Students." Graduate students must also be familiar with the policies and procedures established by their academic department.

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Research in the Watson College spans all academic departments. Areas of specialization are multidisciplinary and reflect the talents and interests of Watson College faculty members. For more information regarding Watson College research such as organized research centers, funding opportunities, and current faculty awards, please refer to the Watson College Research web page (, as well as the individual Watson College departmental web pages. For more information on our research equipment and facilities, please visit the Watson College Facilities and Equipment web page ( 

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Graduate Programs

  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Computer Science
  • Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Systems Science and Industrial Engineering

Graduate Programs