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Arizona State University at the Tempe campus


Arizona State University at the Tempe campus / Department of Engineering is located in Mesa, AZ, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Simulation, modeling, and applied cognitive science

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No
Terminal master's degree available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE
Thesis or applied project with oral defense; interactive Program of Study (iPOS) submitted before completing 50 percent of required credit hours
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
Interactive Program of Study (iPOS) submitted before completing 50 percent of required credit hours



Application Fee - Domestic
Application Fee - International
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline January 31st January 31st No
Spring deadline September 30th August 30th No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0 or equivalent in last 2 years of work leading to bachelor's degree
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE
Doctoral Degree Requirements Master's degree in psychology, engineering, cognitive science, or computer science; 3 letters of recommendation; statement of research interests

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards March 1
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships


Focus of faculty research: Software process and automated workflow, software architecture, dotal technologies, relational database systems, embedded systems
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 7231 E. Sonoran Arroyo Mall
Santan Hall 230
Mesa, AZ  85212
United States
Contact Darryl Morrell
Phone: 480-727-1123