UT Dallas Marketable Skills

Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Engineering

Upon successful completion of the BS in Biomedical Engineering, graduates will be able to enter the workforce with the following skills:

  • Engineering concepts and principles to solve problems in biomedical engineering and to provide innovative healthcare solutions
  • Design, development, validation, and demonstration of medical devices and diagnostic equipment
  • Data analysis and modeling of living systems
  • Project management and teamwork

Master of Science in Biomedical Engineering

Upon successful completion of the MS in Biomedical Engineering, graduates will be able to enter the workforce with the following skills:

  • Increased breadth and depth in core medical and biological engineering areas
  • A deeper understanding of the latest developments in medical and biological engineering
  • Ability to lead teams in the design, development, validation, and demonstration of medical devices and diagnostic equipment
  • Ability to contribute to the advancement of healthcare and medical and biological engineering
  • Ability to work independently and in teams

Doctor of Philosophy in Biomedical Engineering

Upon successful completion of the PhD in Biomedical Engineering, graduates will be able to enter the workforce with the following skills:

  • Proficiency in conducting unique cutting edge research, analyzing results, and presenting findings that contribute new knowledge to the field of medical and biological engineering
  • Contribution of knowledge by publishing original research to the body of literature
  • Ability to communicate complex research findings to a variety of audiences.
  • Synthesis of solutions to healthcare, biological engineering, and biomedical engineering challenges
  • Leadership in medical and biological engineering and the healthcare industry
  • Mentor and/or teach in the Biomedical Engineering field

Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering

Upon successful completion of the BS in Computer Engineering, graduates will be able to enter the workforce with the following skills:

  • Comprehend the performance versus complexity tradeoffs involved in solving a computing problem
  • Design a computing system, process, component or program to meet desired needs
  • Work productively in teams and communicate effectively with a range of audiences
  • Understand principles of ethics to address ethical and security issues faced by computer engineers
  • Able to use modern computer engineering tools effectively
  • Design, conduct, and interpret engineering experiments
  • Ability to combine computing, math, and engineering tools to solve current computer engineering challenges
  • Ability to engage in lifelong learning 

Master of Science in Computer Engineering

Upon successful completion of the MS in Computer Engineering, graduates will be able to enter the workforce with the following skills:

  • Broad understanding of Computer Engineering
  • Expertise in current technology of Computer Engineering
  • Ability to design, conduct, analyze and communicate Computer Engineering experiments
  • Ability to create effective solutions to current Computer Engineering problems

Doctor of Philosophy in Computer Engineering

Upon successful completion of the PhD in Computer Engineering, graduates will be able to enter the workforce with the following skills:

  • Advanced understanding of Computer Engineering
  • Ability to propose and develop novel solutions to Computer Engineering problems
  • Ability to lead original research and development in Computer Engineering
  • Ability to teach/mentor in the Computer Engineering field

Bachelor of Science in Computer Science

Upon successful completion of the BS in Computer Science, graduates will be able to enter the workforce with the following skills:

  • Designing and implementing variety of data structures
  • Proficiency in a high-level programming language
  • Designing algorithms to solve computing problems
  • Designing and implementing software systems

Master of Science in Computer Science

Upon successful completion of the MS in Computer Science, graduates will be able to enter the workforce with the following skills:

  • Designing algorithms to solve advanced computing problems
  • Critical thinking
  • Developing advanced software systems
  • Comparing merits and demerits of different solutions

Doctor of Philosophy in Computer Science

Upon successful completion of the PhD in Computer Science, graduates will be able to enter the workforce with the following skills:

  • Developing new algorithms or techniques to solve complex computing problems
  • Developing advanced, novel software systems
  • Advanced critical thinking
  • Conducting independent research
  • Mentor and/or teach in the Computer Science field

Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering

Upon successful completion of the BS in Electrical Engineering, graduates will be able to enter the workforce with the following skills:

  • Identify, formulate, and solve electrical engineering problems
  • Design and develop engineering solutions to real world problems under realistic constraints
  • Work productively in teams and communicate effectively with a range of audiences
  • Understand and use ethical standards in engineering decisions
  • Understand impact of engineering solutions in societal contexts
  • Design, conduct, and interpret engineering experiments
  • Ability to combine computing, math, and engineering tools to solve current computer engineering challenges
  • Ability to engage in lifelong learning 

Master of Science in Electrical Engineering

Upon successful completion of the MS in Electrical Engineering, graduates will be able to enter the workforce with the following skills:

  • Broad understanding of Electrical Engineering
  • Expertise in current technology of Electrical Engineering
  • Ability to design, conduct, analyze and communicate Electrical Engineering experiments
  • Ability to create effective solutions to current Electrical Engineering problems

Doctor of Philosophy in Electrical Engineering

Upon successful completion of the PhD in Electrical Engineering, graduates will be able to enter the workforce with the following skills:

  • Advanced understanding of Electrical Engineering
  • Ability to propose and develop novel solutions to Electrical Engineering problems
  • Ability to lead original research and development in Electrical Engineering
  • Ability to teach/mentor in the Electrical Engineering field

Master of Science in Materials Science and Engineering

Upon successful completion of the MS in Materials Science and Engineering, graduates will be able to enter the workforce with the following skills:

  • Foundational knowledge in materials science
  • Analyze and interpret scientific/technical data and literature
  • Effective technical communication
  • Familiarity with materials characterization methods

Doctor of Philosophy in Materials Science and Engineering

Upon successful completion of the PhD in Materials Science and Engineering, graduates will be able to enter the workforce with the following skills:

  • Foundational knowledge in materials science
  • Independent research and development in materials science
  • Analyze and interpret scientific/technical data and literature
  • Advanced knowledge in area of specialization
  • Expertise with materials characterization methods
  • Technical writing and communication
  • Mentor and/or teach in the Materials Science and Engineering field

Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering

Upon successful completion of the BS in Mechanical Engineering, graduates will be able to enter the workforce with the following skills:

  • Formulate and solve mechanical engineering problems
  • Create and develop engineering designs
  • Work and communicate effectively in a team environment
  • Improve knowledge and competencies through life-long learning

Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering

Upon successful completion of the MS in Mechanical Engineering, graduates will be able to enter the workforce with the following skills:

  • Identify mechanical engineering problems
  • Conceptualize and develop solutions to engineering problems
  • Communicate effectively with nontechnical stakeholders
  • Deliver project reports and presentations

Doctor of Philosophy in Mechanical Engineering

Upon successful completion of the PhD in Mechanical Engineering, graduates will be able to enter the workforce with the following skills:

  • Identify research and development needs in engineering products or processes
  • Evaluate technology and/or knowledge gaps
  • Develop methods and solutions to bridge technology/knowledge gaps
  • Conceive innovative solutions to engineering problems
  • Develop and execute plans to realize solutions to engineering problems
  • Mentor and/or teach in the Mechanical Engineering field

Bachelor of Science in Software Engineering

Upon successful completion of the BS in Software Engineering, graduates will be able to enter the workforce with the following skills:

  • Designing and implementing a variety of data structures
  • Proficiency in a high-level programming language
  • Gathering requirements for designing, developing, testing and deploying software systems
  • Managing software projects

Master of Science in Software Engineering

Upon successful completion of the MS in Software Engineering, graduates will be able to enter the workforce with the following skills:

  • Critical thinking
  • Gathering requirements for designing, developing, testing and deploying advanced software systems
  • Advanced computing techniques
  • Managing large software projects

Doctor of Philosophy in Software Engineering

Upon successful completion of the PhD in Software Engineering, graduates will be able to enter the workforce with the following skills:

  • Designing and developing novel software engineering techniques
  • Developing advanced, novel software systems following software engineering techniques
  • Advanced critical thinking
  • Conducting independent research
  • Mentor and/or teach in the Software Engineering field

Master of Science in Systems Engineering and Management

As a joint program between the Erik Jonsson School of Engineering and Computer Science and the Naveen Jindal School of Management, SEM features both technical and business or organization centered courses. The curriculum provides students’ knowledge and skills to design, develop and manage complex projects requiring wide-ranging scientific and business competencies. Upon successful completion of the MS in Systems Engineering and Management, graduates will be able to take on engineering management roles with the following skills:

  • Knowledge and skills to design, develop and manage complex projects requiring a wide range scientific and business competencies
  • Ability to explain technical terms to non-technical people in the business world
  • Ability to communicate effectively
  • Development of empirical and quantitative skills, critical thinking, analytical reasoning and problem solving
  • Application of knowledge/skills to real world scenarios

Master of Science in Telecommunications Engineering

Upon successful completion of the MS in Telecommunications Engineering, graduates will be able to enter the workforce with the following skills:

  • Broad understanding of Telecommunication Engineering
  • Expertise in current technology of Telecommunication Engineering
  • Ability to design, conduct, analyze and communicate Telecommunication Engineering experiments
  • Ability to create effective solutions to modern Telecommunication Engineering problems

Doctor of Philosophy in Telecommunications Engineering

Upon successful completion of the PhD in Telecommunications Engineering, graduates will be able to enter the workforce with the following skills:

  • Advanced understanding of Telecommunication Engineering
  • Ability to propose and develop novel solutions to Telecommunication Engineering problems
  • Ability to lead original research and development in Telecommunication Engineering
  • Ability to teach/mentor in the Telecommunication Engineering field