Recognized as the #1 Graduate Online Engineering Program by the 2021 US News and World Report, Columbia Video Network (CVN) offers fully accredited graduate degree programs, certificates, non-degree and executive education offerings in engineering and applied sciences.

CVN provides working professionals worldwide an opportunity to advance their knowledge in engineering and applied science disciplines, and gain industry-relevant skills from world-renown Columbia Engineering faculty. Accepted MS students have up to one year to begin their coursework and can start in the Fall, Spring, and Summer terms. Applications are reviewed on a rolling admissions basis.

Course Offerings & Degree Programs

Explore our online graduate degree, certificate, and non-degree programs in the fields of: Applied Mathematics, Applied Physics, Biomedical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Computer Science, Data Science, Earth and Environmental Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Materials Science and Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, and Operations Research.

Program Application Process

To be eligible for admission consideration, graduate school applicants must meet specific requirements and provide documents including recommendation letters; GRE, TOEFL, or IELTS test results; transcripts and an application. Learn more about the online program application process.


Fees are based on the academic program and typically are equal to tuition plus a CVN fee. Tuition and fees are adjusted annually.

Executive Education

Take advantage of Columbia Engineering’s rich selection of non-credit courses in a number of engineering fields that will help professionals upskill, apply knowledge towards their work, and advance in their careers.

Our Executive Education portfolio includes the following offerings:

  • Boot Camps
  • Online executive education courses
  • MOOCs through edX and Coursera
  • Custom programs for your organization
  • Columbia Engineering Executive Education also offers an online Artificial Intelligence (AI) program that empowers forward-thinking team leaders and technical managers to integrate AI strategies in their organizations.

About CVN

The Columbia Video Network makes achieving your degree or continuing education easier than ever. Learn more about the program that leads the field in online learning.


From application deadlines and academic requirements to credit transfers and financial aid — answers to your most important questions can be found online on the Columbia Video Network website.