Graduate Policies & Procedures

Master’s degree

Graduate students may pursue work leading to any of the following master’s degrees: Master of Science (SM); Master of Engineering (MEng); Master of Architecture (MArch); Master in City Planning (MCP); and Master of Business Administration (MBA).

Each graduate program is described in individual department or program statements on graduate education in the MIT Bulletin. These statements should be consulted for more specific information. Degrees are awarded by the MIT Corporation upon faculty recommendation. Favorable faculty action is contingent upon approval by the Committee on Graduate Programs of recommendations from the appropriate departmental graduate committee.

MASTER OF SCIENCE

Expectations and requirements for the Master of Science

MASTER OF ENGINEERING

Expectations and requirements for the Master of Engineering

MASTER OF ARCHITECTURE

Expectations and requirements for the Master of Architecture

MASTER IN CITY PLANNING

Expectations and requirements for the Master of City Planning

MASTER OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION

Expectations and requirements for the Master of Business Administration

MASTER OF FINANCE

Expectations and requirements for the Master of Finance

SIMULTANEOUS REGISTRATION FOR TWO MASTER’S DEGREES

Information for graduate students seeking recognition in two professional fields.

SIMULTANEOUS AWARD OF BACHELOR’S AND MASTER’S DEGREES

Information for students concurrently pursuing both a bachelor’s and master’s degree

ENGINEER’S DEGREE

Information for students wishing to pursue a more advanced and broader degree than the regular Master’s program