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Master of Science in Computer Engineering

The master of science in computer engineering program prepares students to become leaders in university and industry settings. The division offers students a truly interdisciplinary program with strong ties to both electrical engineering and computer science programs, mirroring the interdisciplinarity that computer engineers find in industry and research.

Courses and research in computer engineering include computer systems, computer architecture, mobile systems, parallel systems, parallel processing, parallel algorithms, hardware software interaction, VLSI design, embedded systems, numerical analysis, systems simulation, robotics, and large-scale systems.

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Career Paths

Students who earn the master of science in computer engineering program gain a competitive edge over their peers, working in fields such as system design and specification; university teaching and research; sales; cost analysis; management; component design, research, and development; and consulting, production, and quality control.

Many graduates of the master of science in computer engineering program go on to further graduate study at PhD-granting institutions.

Admissions

At least 12 courses of graduate study are required to earn the master of science in computer engineering. Once admitted, students work with their adviser to select one of three programs of study. Students can select the thesis, project, or course option.

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Specializations

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Internet of Things, Edge Computing and Cyber-Physical System

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Sustainable Energy and Low-Power Design

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Embedded Systems

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High-Performance Computing

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Semiconductors