Our students don't just learn, they do.
In the College of Engineering, we deliver a world-class educational experience that transports our students beyond the theory and into real, meaningful engineering work that can change the world. Explore our academic programs.
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About Engineering Programs
The College of Engineering is one of the best places in the world to get an engineering education. We have world-class faculty. We have an outstanding curriculum that focuses on providing you the technological tools, resources and knowledge that will help you develop solutions to problems in fields ranging from medicine to energy to manufacturing—and many more.
Our graduate academic programs are highly ranked and our faculty widely are respected as leaders in their fields. Here you will find a community in which you will excel. You will find faculty, staff and peer students who are supportive and committed to your success. You will find rigorous coursework that will prepare you to achieve your goals. You will experience an environment highly conducive to collaboration—and meet faculty with a broad range of research interests and connections both on campus and around the world.
Education for working engineers
Whether you’re a new professional or have years of experience in your chosen field, UW-Madison’s Engineering Professional Development can offer you unique, high-quality educational experiences you won’t find anywhere else. Our programs are structured to help working professionals continue their educational path without interrupting their full-time jobs. You will be empowered, engaged, and more passionate about your career after completing courses or a degree program from UW-Madison. And you’ll have the confidence and skills to take your projects or your responsibilities to the next level.
Innovation Days, March 10-April 21
In the spring of every year, we host a multi-day celebration of innovation, showcasing a variety of competitions you can participate in and events you can attend—all of which are designed to pique your curiosity, ignite the spark of creativity, and provide paths along which you can pursue innovative ideas of your own.
College of Engineering Education Innovation Showcase
This highly interactive event features people who are pioneers in educational innovation. You can talk with people who are developing a new data visualization center and a makerspace in the college and meet representatives from equipment vendors and other makerspaces, learn how you can apply innovative teaching practices, talk with Vice Provost Steven Cramer about educational innovation on campus, hear an inspiring talk about future of engineering education, and more!