IEOR Master of Engineering Program

Join the Next Generation of Leaders

Become an Engineering Leader

Expand your effectiveness as an engineer by gaining valuable leadership skills. All students in the program take core leadership courses in areas such as marketing, finance, law, analysis, and project management to help you take the next step in your career.

Develop your technical expertise

The Master of Engineering program not only prepares students with the leadership skills necessary to manage multi-faceted projects, but also helps students gain a deeper understanding of an engineering discipline. Master of Engineering students concentrating in IEOR are required to take IEOR 240 (Optimization Analytics) and IEOR 241 (Risk Modeling, Simulation, and Data Analysis) and two additional IEOR electives of their choice in areas such as data science, financial engineering, supply chain management, operations research, and decision analytics.

Hands-on capstone experience

Set in the heart of the Bay Area, the worldwide epicenter for engineering innovation, students attending UC Berkeley are uniquely positioned to build lasting connections with industry. Through the capstone experience, students form interdisciplinary teams, partner with industry, and benefit from the expertise of industry leaders and faculty to apply their learning by creating real projects.

Recent News

IEOR MEng Student with Eco-Solar Capstone Team Aims to Change Solar Energy Industry

By Eugene Pang | April 26, 2018

Every year, teams of UC Berkeley M.Eng students work together to engineer solutions to fill industry, market or societal needs. This year the Eco-solar team, Mechanical Engineering students Haixu Yim, Keyo Wang, David Zhang, Pol Molinas, and Industrial Engineering and Operations Research student Shikhar Verma, plan to disrupt the solar energy market with their new solar…

MEng Alumus Featured in Inc. ’30 under 30′ list

By Eugene Pang | April 25, 2017

M.Eng alumnus Han Jin, founder and CEO of Lucid VR was recently featured in Inc. ’30 under 30′ list.  Lucid VR’s first product is the $499 LucidCam, a virtual reality camera that lets users capture the world in 3D. “It is among the first virtual reality cameras geared toward the average consumer,” said Jin. The…

MEng capstone project leads to article in Science

By Keith McAleer | January 18, 2017

IEOR Professor Lee Fleming and his collaborators — including alumnus Jason Boada (MEng ’15) — were recently featured in the journal Science for their research on crowdfunding. The research shows that when a region of the U.S. has successful crowdfunding campaigns (e.g. on Kickstarter), it tends to be followed by an increase in venture capital in that particular region. This is…

Program Overview

Concentrations

Management Science & Engineering

FinTech

Data Analytics & IP Strategy

Timeline

Full-Time

Our full-time option provides an intensive, industry-oriented experience that can be completed in just one year.

Part-Time

Not everyone is able to take a year off from work to go back to school. Our part-time option allows working professionals to complete the program in 2-4 years. See a sample part-time schedule here. Please note courses may not be offered in the evening.

Degree Requirements

Student Profile: Fall 2018

500+ Applicants

104 Full-Time Students

5 Part-Time Students

18 Countries

50+ Institutions

72% Undergrad Engineering Majors

29% Undergrad Industrial Engineering and Operations Research Majors

28% Undergrad Finance, Math, Econ, Stats and Related Majors

Average GRE Scores: Quantitative 167 and Verbal 156

44% Identify as Female

How to Apply

Additional Admission Information for the FinTech Concentration

Frequently Asked Questions

Prospective Students

Current Students

Contact

heahter

Contact us if you have any questions or concerns.

Heather Iwata (MS, MEng, & PhD)
510.642.5485
hiwata@berkeley.edu