Graduate Admissions

Wayne State University -- Michigan's only urban research university -- is known for academic and research excellence, success across a diverse student body, and meaningful engagement in its urban community. Its mission is to create and advance knowledge, prepare a diverse student body to thrive, and positively impact local and global communities. 

The College of Engineering supports that mission through education, innovation and collaboration. We offer graduate students more than 30 graduate certificate, master's degree and doctoral programs within eight departments and two programs. And our students learn from and collaborate with nationally renowned faculty experts and industry leaders, helping to improve quality of life in Detroit and all around the world. 

The Graduate School at Wayne State provides leadership in advancing graduate education and cultivates a supportive environment for research, scholarly activities and other creative endeavors that are integral to successful graduate students and faculty members.

Admission requirements

Department or Program Admissions Requirements:

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Our graduate program coordinators are available to assist you. Please contact them and they will get back with you at their earliest convenience. Or, send an email to

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