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Program description

The computer engineering program provides the knowledge and skills necessary to advance and develop new paradigms for the design, system integration, testing, evaluation and deployment of state-of-the-art hardware and software systems that include computing, communications and networking (wired and wireless), control functions, sensing, signal processing and actuation. It is a multidisciplinary program that builds on the fundamentals of computer science, electrical engineering and applied mathematics, with a balance between hardware and software courses. Students must choose a concentration: computer systems engineering or electrical engineering.

Computer engineering is a trans-disciplinary program that builds on the fundamentals of computer science, electrical engineering, applied mathematics, and physical sciences. Graduates of this program will have the knowledge and skills necessary to advance the design, system integration, testing, evaluation and deployment of the state-of-the-art hardware and software for systems that include computing, communications and networking (wired and wireless), control functions, sensing, signal processing and actuation.

*GRE waiver: GRE score is waived for undergraduate students coming from any U.S. ABET accredited university. GRE waiver does not apply to PhD applicants.

 

Concentrations

Computer systems

Program description

The MS in computer engineering is a transdisciplinary program that builds on the fundamentals of computer science, electrical engineering, applied mathematics and physical sciences. Graduates of this program will have the knowledge and skills necessary to advance the design, system integration, testing, evaluation and deployment of state-of-the-art hardware and software for systems that include computing, communications and networking (wired and wireless), control functions, sensing, signal processing and actuation.

The program is intended for students who want to gain knowledge deeper than that provided at the bachelor’s degree level and sufficient for designing and implementing state-of the-art systems in industrial research and development positions. The program is also appropriate for students contemplating future doctoral study and desiring to gain experience in research. Master’s degree program graduates may work under the direction of scientists and engineers who hold doctorates in high-tech lab settings assisting in developing innovative products and systems that require strong foundational knowledge in the underlying sciences and the ability to synthesize and analyze engineering principles as they relate to the development of new computer engineering technology.

Electrical engineering

Program description

Our trans-disciplinary computer engineering program allows you to develop unique skills as you take computer science and electrical engineering courses and participate in projects across the two schools and across core areas, providing you with combined and high-demand computer science and electrical engineering skills.

The MS program is intended for students who want to gain knowledge deeper than that provided at the bachelor’s degree level and sufficient for designing and implementing state-of the-art systems in industrial research and development positions. The program is also appropriate for students contemplating future doctoral study and desiring to gain experience in research. Master’s degree program graduates may work under the direction of scientists and engineers who hold doctorates in high-tech lab settings assisting in developing innovative products and systems that require strong foundation knowledge in the underlying sciences and the ability to synthesize and analyze engineering principles as they relate to the development of new computer engineering technology.

Application deadlines – MS and PhD

Fall: December 31
Spring: August 15

Contact Us

Computer systems concentration:
School of Computing, Informatics, and Decision Systems Engineering
Graduate advising office
cidse.advising@asu.edu

Electrical engineering concentration:
School of Electrical, Computer and Energy Engineering
Graduate advising office
askee@asu.edu