Graduate Programs Overview

Interior of the Paul G. Allen Center for Computer Science & EngineeringWelcome. Thank you for your interest in graduate education at the University of Washington Department of Computer Science & Engineering. UW CSE offers three graduate programs, each of which have different eligibility requirements. Please review the options below to determine which program may be appropriate for you, and visit the respective program pages to learn more.

Full-time Ph.D. Program (with integrated Master's degree): This program can accommodate individuals with student visas.

Part-time Professional Master's Program: This is an evening program for employed professionals. All PMP students must be living and working in the Seattle area at the time of application. The PMP program cannot accept student visas, but it can accommodate individuals on work visas.

Combined Bachelor's/Master's Program: This program is available to currently enrolled UW Seattle Computer Science or Computer Engineering majors only. UW CSE does not offer a separate, full-time Master's program on the Seattle campus.