WSE Programs

Academic Departments

The ten academic departments offer a variety of bachelors, master’s, and doctoral programs and are home to more than 240 tenured and tenure-track faculty members, as well as teaching and research faculty. Visit the departmental websites below to learn more about each department.

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Applied Mathematics and Statistics

The Department of Applied Mathematics and Statistics (AMS) is devoted to the study and development of mathematical disciplines especially oriented to the complex problems of modern society.

Undergraduate Programs
BS and Minor in Applied Mathematics and Statistics
BA in Applied Mathematics and Statistics will no longer be offered starting Fall 2024
AMS DUS Contact

Biomedical Engineering

The Department of Biomedical Engineering (BME) integrates modern biology with the other basic sciences to develop a coherent framework for solving fundamental and applied problems related to human health and disease.

Undergraduate Programs
BA and BS in Biomedical Engineering
BME DUS Contact

Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering

The Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering (ChemBE) is dedicated to the design and utilization of chemical, biological and physical processes, and to the study of phenomena for chemical and biological applications.

Undergraduate Programs
BS in Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
ChemBE DUS Contact

Civil and Systems Engineering

Department of Civil and Systems Engineering (CaSE) was borne out of an understanding that the physical infrastructure on which our society depends is increasingly interconnected, and we need to understand and consider those connections in order to successfully engineer solutions to the grand challenges we face.

Undergraduate Programs
BS and Minor in Civil Engineering
BS and Minor in Systems Engineering
CaSE DUS Contact

Computer Science

Computer science is the study of models of computation, their physical realizations, and the application of these models to an incredibly diverse and continually evolving set of applications.

Undergraduate Programs
BA, BS, and Minor in Computer Science
CS DUS Contact

Electrical and Computer Engineering

The Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) Department takes a human-centric approach to research and education, with cutting-edge technologies that address real-world problems.

Undergraduate Programs
BS in Electrical Engineering
BS in Computer Engineering
ECE DUS Contact

Environmental Health and Engineering

Housed in the Department of Environmental Health and Engineering (EHE), environmental engineering involves the application of physical, chemical, biological, and social sciences to protect human health, enhance the quality of human life, and protect ecosystems.

Undergraduate Programs
BS and Minor in Environmental Engineering
Minor in Engineering for Sustainable Development
Minor in Environmental Sciences
EHE DUS Contact

Materials Science and Engineering

The Department of Materials Science and Engineering (MatSci) explores the relationships among the structure, properties, processing, and performance of materials that are crucial to their function in extending human capacities.

Undergraduate Programs
BS in Materials Science and Engineering
MatSci DUS Contact

Mechanical Engineering

The Department of Mechanical Engineering (MechE) focuses on the design and development of thermal, fluids, and mechanical systems to solve big societal problems.

Undergraduate Programs
BS in Mechanical Engineering
BS in Engineering Mechanics
MechE DUS Contact

General Engineering

The degree in General Engineering is designed to educate students in the fundamental engineering principles of current technologies, innovations, and engineering practices.

Undergraduate Programs
BA in General Engineering

General Engineering

Interdisciplinary Centers and Institutes

The Whiting School of Engineering’s interdisciplinary centers and institutes combine the intellectual power and the diverse strengths of experts across Johns Hopkins divisions, as well as partners at other universities, non-profits, and in industry.

Center for Leadership Education

The Center for Leadership Education (CLE) is home to a variety of minors and programs that offer students an opportunity to gain real-world experience in innovation, entrepreneurship, and leadership.

Undergraduate Programs
Minor in Accounting and Financial Management
Minor in Entrepreneurship and Management
Minor in Leadership Studies
Minor in Marketing and Communications
CLE DUS Contact

Institute for Computational Medicine

The Institute for Computational Medicine (ICM)’s mission is to develop quantitative computer models of human disease, personalize these models using data from individual patients, and apply them to improve disease diagnosis and treatment.

Undergraduate Programs
Minor in Computational Medicine
ICM DUS Contact


Laboratory for Computational Sensing and Robotics

The Laboratory for Computational Sensing and Robotics (LCSR) is a hub for innovative and interdisciplinary robotics engineering, research, and development.

Undergraduate Programs
Minor in Computer Integrated Surgery
Minor in Robotics
LCSR DUS Contact 

Multi-School Programs of Study

At Johns Hopkins University, some programs are offered through a partnership between two or more of the University’s nine schools.

Undergraduate Programs
Minor in Business
Minor in Energy
Minor in Space Science and Engineering
Peabody Double Degree Program

Multi-School Programs