Electrical and Computer Engineering

Programs under this Major:
Master of Science Program (MS)
Doctor of Philosophy Program (PhD)

Major Description

The department offers programs leading to the Master of Science, Master of Engineering, and Doctor of Philosophy degrees with a major in electrical and computer engineering. These programs prepare students for careers in research and development in such areas as biomedical engineering; circuit design, VLSI, &... Show Full Description

Department: Electrical and Computer Engineering

Phone:
(520) 621-6195
Fax:
(520) 621-8076
Mailing Address:
Electrical and Computer Engineering Building, Room 263
1230 E. Speedway Blvd, Tucson AZ 85712
Website:
http://ece.arizona.edu/prospective-grads.php

Majors:
Electrical and Computer Engineering

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Master of Science Program (MS)

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Contact Information

Application Questions

Tami J. Whelan
(520)-621-6195
GradAdvisor@ece.arizona.edu

Advising Questions

Tami J. Whelan
(520)-621-6195
GradAdvisor@ece.arizona.edu

Financial Aid

  • Research assistantships
  • Teaching assistantships
  • Fellowships and scholarships

Application Requirements

Please see other requirements below.

Standardized Test Requirements

Please see other requirements below.

Other Application Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree from an institution recognized by the UA. Students who do not have a degree equivalent to the UA Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering or Computer Engineering may be admitted into the graduate ECE program, but may be required to complete some undergraduate deficiency courses prior to enrolling in graduate courses. See the Graduate Handbook chapter regarding students with a non-ECE bachelor?s degree for further details.
  • Grade-point average must be competitive.
  • GRE scores must be competitive (incl. Verbal, Quantitative, and Analytical Writing).
  • Applicants whose native language is not English are required by the Graduate College to submit a minimum TOEFL score of 550 (213 CBT). See the UA Graduate Catalog for a discussion of exemptions

Application Deadline(s)

Domestic Applicants
Fall
December 15
Spring
July 15
Summer I
December 15
Summer II
December 15
International Applicants
Fall
December 15
Spring
July 15
Summer I
December 15
Summer II
December 15

Program Codes

GRE Institution Code (University of Arizona)
4832
GRE Subject Code(s)
1200, 1201, 1202, 1203, 1204, 1299

Program Requirements

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Doctor of Philosophy Program (PhD)

Application Information

Contact Information

Application Questions

Tami J. Whelan
(520)-621-6195
GradAdvisor@ece.arizona.edu

Advising Questions

Tami J. Whelan
(520)-621-6195
GradAdvisor@ece.arizona.edu

Financial Aid

  • Research assistantships
  • Teaching assistantships
  • Fellowships and scholarships

Application Requirements

Please see other requirements below.

Standardized Test Requirements

Please see other requirements below.

Other Application Requirements

  • There are two options in the Ph.D. program: the post-M.S. option and the direct option.
  • The minimum admission requirements for the Ph.D. program are as follows:
  • Post-M.S. Option
  • Master's degree in Engineering, Math, Physics, Computer Science, or Optics.
  • Direct Ph.D. Option
  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Math, Physics, Computer Science, or Optics.
  • This option is not available to students who have already completed a Master's degree in Engineering, Math, Physics, Computer Science, or Optics.
  • Grade-point average must be competitive.
  • GRE scores must be competitive (incl. Verbal, Quantitative, and Analytical Writing).
  • Students who do not have a degree equivalent to the UA Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering or Computer Engineering may be admitted into the graduate ECE program, but may be required to complete some undergraduate deficiency courses prior to enrolling in graduate courses. See the chapter regarding students with a non-ECE bachelor's degree for further details.
  • Applicants whose native language is not English are required by the Graduate College to submit a minimum TOEFL score of 550 (213 CBT). See the UA Graduate Catalog for a discussion of exemptions.
  • Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • The University of Arizona
  • 1230 E. Speedway Blvd.
  • Tucson, AZ 85721
  • Phone: (520) 621 2434
  • Fax: (520) 621 8076
  • Email: gradadvisor@ece.arizona.edu

Application Deadline(s)

Domestic Applicants
Fall
December 15
Spring
July 15
Summer I
December 15
Summer II
December 15
International Applicants
Fall
December 15
Spring
July 15
Summer I
December 15
Summer II
December 15

Program Codes

GRE Institution Code (University of Arizona)
4832
GRE Subject Code(s)
1200, 1201, 1202, 1203, 1204, 1299
NRC Fields(s)
Electrical and Computer Engineering

Program Requirements