Engineering Dual Degree

Prepare to become a successful engineer by earning two bachelor degrees at once—one STEM-based degree from Hiram College and one engineering degree from Case Western Reserve University or Washington University. This dual (or 3+2) approach prepares leaders with a strong science core, problem-solving skills, and communication expertise.

Through the dual (3+2) degree engineering program, students spend three years at Hiram College majoring in one of the science majors linked above, followed by two years at one of our partner universities:

Dual Degree Program

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About the Program

Program Summary

While studying biology, chemistry, computer science or physics at Hiram College, students who maintain required academic and disciplinary standards are guaranteed admission into Case Western Reserve University or Washington University. They then spend two years studying their desired engineering field. After five years, students earn two bachelor’s degrees.

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Career Paths

  • Building control surveyor
  • Product/process development
  • Designer
  • Analyst
  • Tester
  • Production manager
  • Operations
  • Sales
  • IT consultant
  • Quality manager
Ben Moseley

BEN MOSLEY ’22 | Physics Major

I’m going to be an aerospace engineer, my main goal is to work on building and designing satellites or spacecraft.”

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national reputations

Both partner institutions boast national reputations for their engineering programs. Engineering-related majors regularly top the National Association of Colleges and Employers’ “Top-Paid Majors” list, and graduates of the five-year program are well prepared to succeed and lead successful careers.


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