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ECE Professional Master's Program

Concentration in Innovative Technologies

The MSECE degree with a Concentration in Innovative Technologies is a new and exciting one year Professional Masters Program in the School of ECE that is designed to prepare students for careers in industry. The program develops well-rounded engineering leaders who combine deep technical expertise with breadth around the edges of their technical focus. Students also learn to appreciate the business, management, and social issues that play into the development of new technologies and products. The focus of this accelerated program is on learning how new technologies can be used to create innovative new products and solutions.

Program Highlights

  • Full-time program with each student designing their own plan of study
  • Completed in one calendar year (Fall, Spring, and Summer sessions) on the Purdue West Lafayette campus
  • Each year’s cohort begins in the Fall and includes students with different backgrounds and technical areas of concentration, some with industry experience and some coming directly from undergraduate programs
  • A special highlight of the program is an intensive, yearlong design experience (Ideas to Innovation project) that encourages interaction with students, teachers and industry advisors
  • Students build breadth at the edges of their chosen technical focus area by taking a number of 1 credit courses (each 5 weeks in duration) from a rich suite of course options
  • The development of professional and other success skills is an integral part of the one-year experience
  • Career advice, placement services, connections to industry and to the Purdue alumni network are provided