Electrical & Computer Engineering

Our Program

Purdue’s Electrical and Computer Engineering curriculum provides the foundation to excel and lead in a global engineering environment. Recently, our electrical and computer graduate program was ranked 10th in the U.S. News and World Report for 2013. This master’s program is specifically designed for working engineers and provides the foundation to excel and lead in a global technology environment. We offer both thesis and non-thesis degree options.

Degree Options

This 30-credit hour degree offers six specializations within Electrical and Computer Engineering. Purdue offers professionals two paths for enhancing their Electrical and Computer Engineering expertise. You are able to choose to earn a Master of Science in Electrical and Computer Engineering (MSECE) or an Interdisciplinary Master of Science in Engineering (MSE/MS) with a concentration in Electrical and Computer Engineering.

Online Plan of Study Details

The ECE master’s program offers a wide range of flexibility in course options. After you begin your studies at Purdue, an academic advisor will help you create a plan of study to best fit your educational needs and career goals. Every POS varies based on student interest, time, and course load. For planning purposes, an example POS for the Master of Science in Electrical and Computer Engineering (MSECE) and the Interdisciplinary Master of Science in Engineering (MSE/MS) with a concentration in Electrical and Computer Engineering are available, as well as an extensive course menu that shows classes available over the next several years.

The flexible nature of our programs makes it possible for you to take time off from your studies if you need to. The majority of students choose to begin their studies by taking one course at a time to ensure they find a successful balance of work, life, and school.

Admissions

Application details for each of our degree options differ. For more information on applying for the Master of Electrical and Computer Engineering (MSECE) or the Interdisciplinary Master of Science in Engineering (MSE/MS) with a concentration in Electrical and Computer Engineering, please visit the specific program admissions page.

Research Areas: Automatic Controls; Communications, Networking, Signal & Image Processing; Energy Sources & Systems; Fields and Optics; Microelectronics & Nanotechnology; VLSI & Circuit Design

Go to the School of Electrical and Computer Engineering website.