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History

Polytechnic University of Puerto Rico (P.U.P.R.) is a private, not-for-profit, coeducational, nonsectarian institution founded in 1966. It offered only the technical courses in Land Surveying and Mapping until 1974, when PUPR became a degree granting institution and started offering two baccalaureate degrees. A list of all programs authorized thenceforth and the year it happened, organized in chronological order for associate, bachelor, and master degrees is as follows.

Associate Degrees

  1. Associate Degree in Engineering in Development of Computer Applications (2013)
  2. Associate Degree in Mechanical Engineering (2013)
  3. Associate Degree in Land Surveying (2013)
  4. Associate Degree in Engineering in Supply Chain and Logistic (2014)
  5. Associate Degree in Product Design (2019)
 

Bachelor Degrees

  1. Bachelor of Science in Land Surveying and Mapping (B.S.L.S.) (1974)
  2. Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering (B.S.C.E.) (1974)
  3. Bachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering (1980)
  4. Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering (1984)
  5. Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering (1987)
  6. Bachelor of Business Administration in Industrial Management (1990), Postponed in April, 2008
  7. Bachelor in Architecture (1995)
  8. Bachelor of Business Administration in Construction Management (1996)
  9. Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering (1997)
  10. Bachelor of Science in Environmental Engineering (1997)
  11. Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting (2001)
  12. Bachelor of Administration in General Management (2001)
  13. Bachelor of Business Administration in Management Information Systems (2001), Postponed in April, 2008
  14. Bachelor of Business Administration in Marketing (2001)
  15. Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance (2002), Postponed in August, 2005
  16. Bachelor of Science in Computer Science (2002)
  17. Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering (2003)
  18. Bachelor in Interior Design (2014)
  19. Bachelor of Business Administration in Entrepreneurship (2014)
  20. Bachelor of Science in Secondary Science and Mathematics Education (2014), Postponed in January, 2016
  21. Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Engineering (2016)
  22. Bachelor Degree in Architecture with Major in Urban Planning (2019)

In 1992, the institution received authorization to offer a graduate program for the first time. The following is a list of all authorized programs so far.

Master Degrees

  1. Master in Engineering Management (1992)
  2. Master of Business Administration in International Enterprises (1997)
  3. Master of Business Administration in Management of Technology (1997), Postponed in December, 2001
  4. Master of Business Administration (General and Interdisciplinary) (1997)
  5. Master of Business Administration in Computer Information Systems (1997)
  6. Master in Environmental Management (1998)
  7. Master of Science in Civil Engineering (1998)
  8. Master of Engineering in Civil Engineering (1998)
  9. Master of Science in Manufacturing Engineering (1998)
  10. Master of Engineering in Manufacturing Engineering (1998)
  11. Master of Science in Manufacturing Competitiveness (1998)
  12. Master in Manufacturing Competitiveness (1998)
  13. Master of Science in Electrical Engineering (2002)
  14. Master of Engineering in Electrical Engineering (2002)
  15. Master of Science in Computer Engineering (2004)
  16. Master of Engineering in Computer Engineering (2004)
  17. Master of Science in Computer Science (2005)
  18. Master in Computer Science (2005)
  19. Master in Landscape Architecture (2006)
  20. Master of Engineering in Mechanical Engineering with specialization in Aerospace (2009)
  21. Master in Geospatial Science and Technology (2012)
  22. Master in Science in Education in Mathematics and Natural Sciences (2014)
  23. Master in Architectural Conservation and Rehabilitation (2019)

Certificates

  1. Graduate Certificate in Information Assurance and Security
  2. Graduate Certificate in Digital Forensics
 

Doctorate Degrees

  1. Doctor of Philosophy in Engineering and Applied Sciences (2014)