The non-thesis (industry-oriented) track Master’s Degree provides students with opportunities to pursue a yearlong project with the same scope and ambition as a 9 credit MS thesis. This option helps students develop technical depth by working closely with Purdue ECE’s world-class faculty. The program is also designed to help students develop the non-technical (soft) skills that will help accelerate their career advancement in industry or prepare them for success in Ph.D. studies.
Industry-Oriented MS Program (Non-Thesis)
A project-based, non-thesis MS program that prepares students for exceptional careers in industry or to subsequently pursue a PhD.
Tuition and Fees
Tuition and fees for 2019-2020 year are expected to be the same as the 2018-2019 year. For Indiana residents, the costs are: $5,558.00 per semester and $2,498.00 for the summer session for a total cost for the one-year program of $13,614.00. For nonresidents, the costs are: $14,959.00 per semester and $7,198.50 for the summer session. Check the most up-to-date fees here.
Students in the non-thesis track develop their technical and non-technical success skills by working on ambitious projects involving topics such as AI for autonomous systems, Internet of Things (IoT), Renewable energy technologies, system on chip (SoC) design, RF and wireless systems, machine learning, data science, etc.
Working with students on these projects are some of Purdue’s top researchers. Few colleges can match the depth and breadth of Purdue Engineering’s research capabilities and talent in the follow research areas.
Contact the ECE Graduate Office
MSEE Building, Room 140
465 Northwestern Avenue
West Lafayette, IN 47907-2035
Fax: (765) 494-3393
Current students should contact
Elisheba Van Winkle
Phone: (765) 496-6162
Prospective students should contact
Graduate Admissions and Assessment Administrator
Phone: (765) 494-3392