International Study Programs
CIT is a global institution offering graduate students around the world opportunities for a top ten engineering education. Our programs include the following:
Carnegie Mellon University in Rwanda (CMU-R)
Carnegie Mellon University in Rwanda (CMU-R) is introducing new models of education, research and development, and the commercialization of information and communications technology (ICT) in a region booming with opportunities. CMU-R is offering a Master of Science degree in Information Technology (MSIT) with a multidisciplinary curriculum that strikes a fine balance between technology, business, and innovation, preparing the next generation of IT leaders in East Africa.
The Carnegie Mellon|Portugal Program is a unique, collaborative international program between Carnegie Mellon and several universities and companies in Portugal, funded by the Fundação para a Ciência e Tecnologia (FCT), and focusing on science, technology and graduate education in the following key focused areas:
- Next Generation Networks for Trusted High-Quality Services
- Software Engineering for Large-Scale Dependable Systems
- Cyber-Physical Systems for Ambient Intelligence
- Human-Centric Computing
- Public Policy & Entrepreneurship Dynamics in New Information and Communication Technologies
- Applied Mathematics
By earning a dual degree from Carnegie Mellon and a Portuguese University, Carnegie Mellon|Portugal students are in an excellent position to shape their careers and become leaders in their fields.
SYSU-CMU Joint Institute of Engineering (JIE)
The SYSU-CMU Joint Institute of Engineering (JIE) is a partnership between Carnegie Mellon University and Sun Yat-sen University, located in Guangzhou, China, to provide engineering education and research opportunities. As a part of JIE, students will be able to receive dual-degrees at the masters and doctoral levels from both universities, enabling students the opportunities offered by having both Chinese and American degrees.
CIT-USACH Research and Education Collaboration
The Carnegie Mellon College of Engineering (CIT) and the School of Engineering at the University of Santiago in Chile (USACH) have a joint collaborative agreement for research and education. The objective of the agreement is to encourage the exchange of engineering students, faculty, and scholars pursuing and participating in mutually agreed scientific research and study; the agreement also facilitates participation in professional internships where appropriate. In education, the two institutions will aim to develop a "CIT-USACH Future Faculty Partnership" program to facilitate the recruitment, admission, and enrollment of qualified applicants from USACH into CIT's Ph.D. programs.
Dual Degree Master's Program in Kobe, Japan
In collaboration with the University of Hyogo in Kobe, Japan, the Information Networking Institute (INI) offers a two-year, dual-degree program. The program prepares students to become leaders in information security by blending education in information security technology, business management and policy, in addition to providing a unique cultural perspective. Students earn the M.S. in Information Technology-Information Security (Kobe MSIT-IS) from Carnegie Mellon University and the Master of Applied Informatics from University of Hyogo.
Ph.D. in Technological Change & Entrepreneurship
In association with the Carnegie Mellon Portugal Program's Information and Communications Technology Institute (ICTI), this is an interdisciplinary Ph.D. program in the area of Technological Change and Entrepreneurship. Graduates of the Ph.D. program receive a degree by Carnegie Mellon University, as well as one awarded by the Portuguese Partner University (either Technical University of Lisbon or Catholic University of Portugal).