The University of Maryland’s Reliability Engineering Graduate Program is one of the world’s largest and most comprehensive concentration of education and research activities in risk, reliability, and safety of engineered systems and processes. The Reliability Engineering Program offers both Masters (M.S.) and Ph.D. degrees with the elected certification in Risk and Reliability Engineering (RRE).
The Master of Science Program in Reliability Engineering is awarded for the successful completion of a unified, coherent program of coursework and research that is approved by the student's advisor and graduate director and meets Graduate Enrollment Management Services requirements. A high level of academic achievement is expected in the course work completed by the student. The Program in Reliability Engineering offers both a thesis and non-thesis Master of Science degree.
The Doctor of Philosophy degree is awarded in recognition of high level of scholarship, the ability to carry out independent research, and the publication of such research in archival journals. A high level of academic achievement is expected in the course work completed by the student. The program of study for the degree must consist of research and the preparation of a dissertation describing it, primarily in reliability and risk engineering.