The Grainger College of Engineering’s Plasma Engineering graduates are equipped with the technical expertise and global understanding of Plasma Engineering, professional skills essential for success in the marketplace, and the right combination of experiences to hit the ground running in their new careers.  Once you are ready to start looking for a position in your field, the Office of Engineering Career Services offers resources to help you develop your resume and cover letter, network with top companies, and find positions for your unique skill set. Visit Engineering Career Services at 3270 Digital Computer Lab (DCL), to learn more.

Industry Partners interested in hiring one of our professionally-oriented master’s students who is getting ready to graduate can contact our Office of Engineering Career Services to learn the steps to recruit our students.

Companies who have recently hired NPRE graduates include:

  • Applied Materials
  • LAM Research
  • IBM
  • Micron
  • ASML
  • Cymer
  • Starfire Industries
  • LytEn

Program Highlights


Earn a Professional Master’s Degree in 2 – 3 semesters.

Gain valuable experience through an internship or a design project in plasma engineering.

Prepare for leadership in your career by gaining a depth of knowledge and tailored experience.

Ready to apply?    Start here       Need more information?   Contact us

Dates to Know

Fall term: May 1 (international), July 1 (domestic and UIUC students)
Spring term: November 1 (international), December 1 (domestic and UIUC students)
Summer term: April 1 (all applicants)

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