Master the Second Quantum Revolution

Propel your career with the M.S. in Quantum Engineering at SMU Lyle, where trailblazing technology intersects with innovative applications.

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About the Program

Enroll in the M.S. in Quantum Engineering at SMU Lyle, a pioneering program designed for forward-thinkers ready to drive advancements in quantum technology. This comprehensive program delves into quantum informatics and quantum engineering, enabling you to create and improve advanced processes, systems, and devices. Explore diverse areas of quantum engineering, from sensing and computation to communications and bespoke systems. Engage with both established and emerging technologies, and prepare to innovate and excel in a rapidly evolving field.

To learn more about the program, Contact Program Director Mitch Thornton

The SMU Lyle Difference

  • Pioneering

    A curriculum at the forefront of quantum engineering, merging practical applications with foundational theories.

  • Holistic

    An educational approach integrating physics, engineering, and computer science for a comprehensive academic experience.

  • Empowering

    Equipping students with in-demand knowledge and skills, positioning them at the forefront of the quantum technology sector.

Student Experience



Industry-Leading Faculty


Experience a curriculum designed by seasoned faculty members and highly experienced practitioners.


Cutting-Edge Laboratories


Access top-tier facilities and equipment, ensuring a practical, hands-on approach to learning.


Diverse Coursework


Our coursework includes engaging lectures, quizzes, case studies, and more - accessible anytime, anywhere.


Flexible learning  


Flexible Learning Options


Tailor your experience with our LyleAnywhere™ flexible learning platform, providing a mixture of in-person or synchronous online classes.

 Jobs I can Land - QE


Jobs I Can Land


Potential roles include:

  • Quantum Algorithm Developer

  • Quantum Systems Designer
  • Research Scientist in Quantum Technologies
  • Quantum Application Engineer
  • Quantum Technology Consultant



collaborative projects


Collaborative Projects


Engage in teamwork, applying your quantum engineering knowledge to real-world challenges.


Admissions Requirements


In addition to meeting the Lyle School of Engineering admission requirements for an M.S. degree, applicants are required to satisfy these additional requirements:

  • A B.S. degree in engineering, physics, computer science, or a closely related field.
  • A background including undergraduate physics, mathematics, and related sciences, demonstrated through coursework and/or professional experience.
  • Submission of recommendation letters and a statement of purpose, showcasing your dedication and potential in quantum engineering.


Tuition and Fees

For a complete graduate cost per semester click here

Application Deadlines

The next start date is August 2024. The deadline for applications is July 15.