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Electrical and Computer Engineering (M.A.S.)

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The Master of Electrical and Computer Engineering program combines several areas of study within electrical engineering, computer engineering, and software engineering to prepare some of the most in-demand professionals. Graduates of the program work in industries ranging from health care, renewable energy, and gaming to telecommunications.

Program Overview

Students will gain the knowledge and skill set to develop systems for communication, computation, information transformation, power generation and transmission. This program prepares students for dynamic careers in design and development, manufacturing, management, and other areas.

Career Opportunities

Our accredited graduate electrical and computer engineering program will prepare you for such careers as:

  • Computer/embedded systems engineer
  • Hardware/electronics engineer
  • Information security officers/analyst
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The Master in Electrical and Computer Engineering curriculum provides students with technical expertise and hands-on learning opportunities in such focus areas as computer vision and robotics, computer-aided design and test, applied computation theory, and decision and control.

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The admission requirements for this degree follow the existing admission requirements for master’s degrees in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering.

Minimum cumulative undergraduate GPA: 3.0/4.0

Minimum GRE scores: 304 (quantitative + verbal), 3.5 (analytical writing)

Minimum TOEFL scores: 80/550 (internet-based/paper-based test scores)

Students whose accredited bachelor of science degree is not in electrical or computer engineering may pursue the Master of Electrical and Computer Engineering provided they have an adequate background and can demonstrate proficiency in the material.