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Departments & Majors

The eight departments and programs within the KU School of Engineering offer numerous undergraduate and advanced degrees in engineering and computing — including those that focus on bioengineering and bioinformatics. All nine engineering undergraduate degree programs are accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, http://www.abet.org. The computer science undergraduate degree program is accredited by the Computing Accreditation Commission of ABET, http://www.abet.org. The new programs in interdisciplinary computing and information technology will pursue accreditation through the CAC of ABET as soon as they are eligible. The school also offers graduate degrees for the working professional on the KU Edwards Campus in Kansas City, as well as opportunities for continuing education and professional development through the KU Division of Continuing Education.

Freshmen admitted to the school, generally, declare a major through one of the departments and programs listed below when they enroll at KU. Freshmen who are undecided about which engineering bachelor's degree to pursue take a core sequence of courses and the Introduction to Engineering course during their first year and then declare a major.

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Engineering Degree Programs for the Working Professional

Several engineering departments offer advanced-degree programs for working professionals in the Kansas City area and abroad. Classes take place on the Edwards Campus in Overland Park and include opportunities for distance learning.

Civil, Environmental and Architectural Engineering
Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
Engineering Management


Fundamentals of Engineering Exam (FE Exam)

The School of Engineering is a site for the Fundamentals of Engineering Exam and offers review sessions for people who've applied to take the FE Exam. Contact the Kansas State Board of Technical Professions to enroll for the exam or learn more. Contact the Deans Office, 785-864-3881, to learn about review sessions at the KU School of Engineering.


The KU Division of Continuing Education

Offers short courses and academic conferences featuring KU faculty in Aerospace engineering, Bioengineering, Civil engineering, Electrical engineering, and Environmental engineering.
Phone: (877) 404-5823 or (785) 864-5823