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MSIM + M.S. in Engineering

Dual Degree Program

Earn 2 degrees in just 2 years.

Develop your innovation, leadership and management skills and build your technical depth with our Dual Master’s Degree Program. You’ll earn two degrees - an M.S. Innovation & Management (MSIM) and an M.S. offered by one of the six academic departments within the School of Engineering. And, you earn both degrees in an accelerated timeframe and at a reduced cost.

Tufts School of Engineering offers a wide range of M.S. programs from its six different academic departments, and all qualify for the Dual Master’s Degree program. Choose from Bioengineering, Biomedical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Civil and Environmental Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Cybersecurity and Public Policy, Data Science, Electrical Engineering, Human Factors Engineering, Human-Robot Interaction, Materials Science & Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Offshore Wind Engineering, and Software Systems Development.


Dual degree program advantages:

Fast time to completion: You earn two master’s degrees in just two years.

Discounted tuition: You receive a guaranteed $10,000 per semester tuition discount in fall and spring semesters of your second year of study, giving you a $20,000 total reduction in the tuition cost for both degrees.

Reduced course load: You can double count four courses toward both degrees, thereby reducing the total number of courses required to complete the dual degree program from 20 to 16.

Streamlined admissions: Select the dual degree program option on our online application and the application process is simplified. You only need to apply once, and both admissions teams will review your application materials. This means you only submit your college transcripts, resume and standardized test scores once... And, best of all, you only pay one application fee.


Dual Degree Curriculum: 16 Total Courses

Year 1: Fall

During your first semester, you will complete the courses and seminars outlined in Innovation Sprint #1.

Year 1: Spring

In your second semester, you will complete the courses and seminars outlined in MSIM Innovation Sprint #2. For your elective courses 1 & 2, you will select courses that meet the requirements for the MS in Engineering portion of your dual degree program. 

Year 1: Summer

During the summer, you will complete Innovation Sprint #3, a hands-on experience that provides you with real-world connections and serves as a foundation for your career. Options for Sprint #3 include completing an internship; continue working on a previous Sprint project; or joining a student consulting team to solve a company’s innovation challenge.

Academic Year 2: Fall and Spring semesters

You will complete the remaining courses required for your M.S. in Engineering degree program.

For additional details on our Dual Degree Master's Program, contact our admissions team at

A Student Perspective on the Dual Degree Program