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Departments, Schools & Programs

Departments

The School of Engineering and Applied Sciences is comprised of McMaster Engineering's seven core, world-class academic departments, including Chemical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Computing & Software, Electrical & Computer Software, Engineering Physics, Materials Science & Engineering, Mechanical Engineering.

Department of Chemical Engineering

Department of Chemical Engineering

Chemical Engineering at McMaster University

Department of Civil Engineering

Department of Civil Engineering

Building Healthier Communities to Create a Brighter World

Department of Computing and Software

Department of Computing and Software

The Department of Computing and Software focuses on the principles and methods of computation and of development of high-quality software.

Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering

Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering

Electrifying the world of engineering.

Department of Engineering Physics

Department of Engineering Physics

The study of physics concepts as they apply to engineering.

Department of Materials Science and Engineering

Department of Materials Science and Engineering

Developing new materials and the characterization of their properties.

Department of Mechanical Engineering

Department of Mechanical Engineering

Mechanical Engineering is an engineering discipline that involves the application of principles of physics for analysis, design, manufacturing, and maintenance of mechanical systems.

Schools

The School of Engineering Practice and Technology (W Booth) provides interdisciplinary graduate education through experiential learning, mentorship, and a student-centred learning experience with real-world applications for tomorrow’s leaders. The McMaster School of Biomedical Engineering provides research-based, interdisciplinary graduate level programs in biomedical engineering. 

McMaster School of Biomedical Engineering

McMaster School of Biomedical Engineering

Pushing the boundaries of discovery and improving the lives of future generations

W Booth School of Engineering Practice and Technology

W Booth School of Engineering Practice and Technology

Where Learning, Practice and Technology Meet

Unique Five Year Programs

McMaster Engineering's unique five-year programs offer students a top-notch engineering education in combination with areas, such as health sciences, business and the broader university experience. 

Engineering & Management

Engineering & Management

A unique five year program that integrates the technical education of the engineer with a business education for management.

Engineering and Society

Engineering and Society

Exploring the human side of engineering is the purpose of the five-year Engineering & Society program, which examines the complex interactions between technology and society

Integrated Biomedical Engineering & Health Sciences (iBioMed)

Integrated Biomedical Engineering & Health Sciences (iBioMed)

Transforming healthcare challenges into new learning experiences through hands-on, entrepreneurial projects focused on solving real-world problems.

Minors

Minor in Innovation

Minor in Innovation

Offered jointly by the Faculty of Engineering and the DeGroote School of Business, the Minor in Innovation is designed to give students the tools they need to succeed in today's fast-paced, innovation-driven marketplace. The minor is open to all McMaster University students.

Minor in Sustainability

Minor in Sustainability

The Interdisciplinary Minor in Sustainability has a goal to develop student’s interdisciplinary knowledge and understanding of sustainability.

For a complete list of minors, please refer to McMaster University's Academic Calendar.