Computer Engineering (B.S.)/Electrical Engineering (M.S.)

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Illinois Tech’s Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering/Master of Science in Electrical Engineering accelerated master's degree program allows students the opportunity to pursue advanced studies in electrical engineering and complete both degrees in as few as five years.

The undergraduate portion of the curriculum places an emphasis on both theory and practical applications of computer engineering. The graduate portion builds a strong foundation across several areas of study in electrical engineering, which includes an option to pursue thesis research under the guidance of a faculty adviser.

This program provides a strong foundation in computer hardware design, computer networks, and software engineering. Learn the skills of modern engineering to address challenging technical problems and understand the impact on our global society.

Program Overview

The undergraduate portion of the curriculum emphasizes both theory and practical applications of computer engineering. The graduate portion builds a strong foundation across several areas of study in electrical engineering, focusing on computer hardware design, computer networks, and software engineering.

Career Opportunities

The Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering/Master of Science in Electrical Engineering accelerated master's degree program will prepare you for such careers as:

  • Senior network engineer
  • Systems architect
  • High-performance computing engineer

Program requirements are outlined in the undergraduate and graduate course bulletins.

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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.