MS in Engineering (Concentration in Electrical & Computer Engineering)

Home Department: Electrical and Computer Engineering

Available: May be completed through Distance Learning or On Campus

Program Advisor/Contact: 

Ravi Warrier, Ph.D.

Program Overview

The Master of Science in Engineering is a professional master’s program that builds on an undergraduate engineering program by offering additional depth and greater mastery in a number of technical areas. 

Program Objectives

All graduates of the Master of Science in Engineering program will:

  • Deepen their knowledge and increase their mastery of technical areas that match their personal career goals.
  • Be better prepared to advance in positions of technical and/or managerial leadership.
  • Develop their ability to sustain a life-long career in engineering, through continuing self-directed learning and professional development activities.

The concentration in Electrical & Computer Engineering is designed for individuals who wish to acquire a deeper understanding and applied knowledge of engineering principles. This program affords a possibility for students to specialize in modern applications of electronics, electrical systems, and computer networking.  In addition, the program provides an opportunity to learn business and financial management concepts which are valuable to practicing engineers. This program has a thesis option.

Program Curriculum Requirements

Completion of 40 credits as follows:

ECE-610Modeling of Dynamic Systems4
Required -- these six elective courses: 124
Advanced Digital Signal Processing 2
Electric Machine Drives 2
Electromagnetic Compatibility 2
Fuel Cell System Integration and Packaging
Digital Control Systems
Robot Dynamics and Control
Select two of the following: 18
International Business
Microeconomic and Macroeconomic Concepts and Applications
Financial Management
Free Elective4
Total Credit Hours40

Note: five of the elective courses must be at the 600-level.


A student may opt to do an MS thesis for four credits in lieu of a 600-level ECE elective.

Refer to the Graduate Course Offering Matrices Website (Department of ECE section) for information as to which terms courses are offered. This will allow you to plan when you take each course and complete the program.