Computer Engineering (B.S.)/Computer Engineering (M.S.)
Illinois Tech’s Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering/Master of Science in Computer Engineering accelerated master's degree program allows students the opportunity to pursue advanced studies and complete both degrees in as few as five years.
Our undergraduate computer engineering curriculum prepares students with a firm grasp on how to use computer systems and related technologies. The graduate program in computer engineering prepares students for advanced study, research, and industrial practice in the field of computer engineering.
Students in this program will gain hands-on experience in the areas of computer hardware design, computer networking and telecommunications, and computer system and application software. They also have the option to pursue thesis research under the guidance of a faculty adviser.
Build a strong foundation in all aspects of the design and development of computer systems, including specialization within a major area. Gain hands-on experience in computer hardware design, computer networking and telecommunications, and computer system and application software.
The Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering/Master of Science in Computer Engineering accelerated master's degree program will prepare you for such careers as:
- Database administrator
- Computer and information research scientist
- Computer systems analyst
Students applying to the Accelerated Master’s Program must have completed at least 60 credit hours with at least one full semester (12 credit hours) of applicable undergraduate study at the university.
Students must be at least one full-time semester (12 credit hours) away from undergraduate degree completion in order to apply.
Applicants are required to have a minimum GPA of 3.0/4.0; however, please consult individual departments for specific minimum GPA requirements.