Interdisciplinary Master of Science in Engineering, Major in Microelectronics and Semiconductors

Unlock the Future with the Interdisciplinary Master of Science in Microelectronics & Semiconductors. Powering technology, semiconductor chips drive innovation in computing and electronics. Be a leader in the evolving world of microelectronics with Purdue's specialized expertise and immediately apply your training to meet surging demand in the industry.

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Become equipped with the leadership skills needed in the dynamic microelectronics field, addressing the increasing demand for semiconductor engineers

According to the SIA’s State of the U.S. Semiconductor Industry Report (2023), approximately 36% of semiconductor professionals hold advanced degrees, a significant contrast to the 14% average in other fields.

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The Purdue Interdisciplinary Master of Science in Engineering addresses the global demand for semiconductor and microelectronics engineers. With federal investments rising and an anticipated addition of 70,000 jobs in the semiconductor industry by 2026, this online master’s equips students with practical skills for immediate workforce application.

The curriculum draws from various schools, colleges, and departments across Purdue University, including:

Courses available include supply chain management, materials engineering, circuit design, systems design, and more, enabling them to build a comprehensive skillset and meet the rising demands for semiconductor-related expertise.

$1,139 per credit hour (In-State Residents)
$1,459 per credit hour (Out-of-State Residents)

30 total credit hours

Career Outcomes

Unique Job Postings
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Median Advertised salaries

Top Job Titles

  • Software Engineers
  • Systems Engineers
  • Principal Software Engineers
  • Full Stack Software Engineers

Top Industries

  • Search, Detection, Navigation, Guidance, Aeronautical, and Nautical System and Instrument Manufacturing
  • Aircraft Manufacturing
  • Engineering Services

Source: LightcastTM (2023). Unique job postings for July 2022-2023. Projected growth for years 2023-2033.

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