The department offers programs leading to the Master of Science and the 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, & CAD; communication systems; computer networks, distributed computing, & computer architecture; computer vision & robotic systems, control systems; digital signal & image processing; electromagnetics, microwave, & antennas; microelectronic devices & processing; microelectronic packaging & interconnects; optics; remote sensing & telemetering; and software, simulation & information systems. Online Master of Science in Electrical and Computer Engineering
ECE offers master's and PhD programs in electrical and computer engineering. PhD degrees are coursework and research-based and master's is thesis and non thesis.
The University of Arizona ranks among the top 20 public research institutions in the country.
The UA's Interdisciplinary Programs unite researchers and students from diverse disciplines and provide a number of cross-disciplinary research and training opportunities for ECE grad students.
ECE maintains longstanding partnerships with companies throughout industry, such as Raytheon, Intel, IBM, Qualcomm, Motorola, Microsoft, Honeywell, Texas Instruments, GM, Agilent, NASA, Boeing and Pixar.
From earth's environment to medical advancements to space exploration, Tucson is a technology and bioscience hotspot.
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International applicants may be considered for conditional admission to this program at the department's discretion.
ETS Major Field Code(s) for this program:
Coursework: Must submit the Draft Plan of Study by the end of the first semester.
Coursework: Must submit the M.S. Plan of Study in GRADPATH by the end of the first semester.
* A cumulative GPA of 3.0/4.0 or higher must be maintained on all coursework taken for graduate credit. A grade of C or higher is required for a course to be used to satisfy the degree requirements (A or B for transfer credits).
Must submit the Draft Plan of Study by the end of first semester.
30 units of graduate coursework (5xx or 6xx)*, subject to the following limitations:
A cumulative GPA of 3.0/4.0 or higher must be maintained on all coursework taken for graduate credit. A grade of C or higher is required for a course to be used to satisfy the degree requirements (A or B for transfer credits). The Grade Replacement Option (GRO) cannot be used for ECE graduate courses.
Please refer to the Graduate Student Handbook for students who are pursuing this program of study.
|Application Acceptance Rate||56.03%|
|Med. Time-to-degree (years)||2.00|
|Enrollment Percent Male||84.1%|
|Enrollment Percent Female||15.9%|
|Enrollment Percent International||6.28%|
|Enrollment Percent URM||24.69%|