Graduate Degree Programs

Our graduate programs are ranked amongst the best in the nation and offer a rigorous, cutting-edge, and intellectually- stimulating educational experience in an environment that fosters creativity, innovation, and student success. Students in our graduate degree programs have an opportunity to learn from and work alongside leading faculty members who are globally renowned for their excellence in research, teaching, and mentoring.

Master of Science (MS) Degree

Students looking to earn a Master’s degree can pursue one of the following three options, all of which lead to the same Master of Science in Electrical and Computer Engineering (MSECE) degree.

  • Rolling admissions: Apply by July 31.
  • Single MSECE degree: multiple tracks with the same professors and courses.
  • Dozens of online courses to choose from.
  • Fund your online degree via an Income Share Agreement without the burden of interest rates and payment schedules.

Fellowships are now available for the first time to students who apply to the online MS track in the School of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Purdue University.

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Degree

Students looking to earn a Doctoral degree can apply to the PhD program directly with an undergraduate degree or after earning an MS degree.

Graduate Student Resources

In celebration of Purdue College of Engineering's 120th anniversary, the Dean is launching a new class of Ph.D. Fellowships to recognize and cultivate top engineering talent. CoE Dean's Fellowships are competitive awards granted to individual scholars pursuing Ph.D. research in Electrical and Computer Engineering.

Contact the ECE Graduate Office

MSEE Building, Room 140
501 Northwestern Avenue
West Lafayette, IN 47907-2035
Fax: (765) 494-3393

Current students should contact

Elisheba Van Winkle
Administrative Assistant
Phone: (765) 496-6162

Prospective students should contact

Deb Bowman
Graduate Admissions and Assessment Administrator
Phone: (765) 494-3392