Schaefer School of Engineering and Science

The Charles V. Schaefer, Jr. School of Engineering and Science seeks to be globally recognized as an engineering and science school that educates students to have the breadth and depth required to lead in their chosen profession, and leads in the development of important new knowledge and new technologies and their integration into the fabric of society by the various education and innovation pathways we support.

The graduates of the Charles V. Schaefer, Jr. School of Engineering and Science shall:

  • Demonstrate technical competence in engineering design and analysis consistent with the practice of a specialist and with the broad perspective of the generalist;
  • Develop the hallmarks of professional conduct, including a keen cognizance of ethical choices, together with the confidence and skills to lead, to follow, and to transmit ideas effectively; and
  • Inculcate learning as a lifelong activity and as a means to the creative discovery, development, and implementation of technology.

Our graduate programs prepare students to:

  • Expand the scope of their professional activities in academia, industry, and government and increase the diversity of their careers;
  • Create and transfer knowledge through cutting-edge research and succeed in bringing innovations to the marketplace.