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Emphasis - Computer Engineering

M.S. in Engineering Science


The M.S. in engineering science is offered in a number of emphasis areas: aeroacoustics, chemical engineering, civil engineering, computational hydroscience, computer engineering, computer science, electrical engineering, electromagnetics, environmental engineering, geology, geological engineering, hydrology, mechanical engineering, material science and engineering, and telecommunications.

Minimum Total Credit Hours: 30

Course Requirements

A student must complete the requirements for an emphasis area. For most emphasis areas, the degree may be completed as a:

Emphasis - Computer Engineering


An M.S. in engineering science with emphasis in computer engineering prepares a student with advanced technical knowledge and communication skills for pursuing a career in industry, engineering research and development, public service, or for doctoral work.

General Education Requirements

The M.S. with emphasis in computer engineering can be completed as either a thesis or nonthesis option.

The thesis option requires at least 24 hours of course work and at least 6 hours of thesis credit. Of the 24 hours of course work, 3 to 6 hours can be in an approved minor area, at least 1 hour must be in seminar, and no more than 3 hours can come from research credit outside the thesis.

The nonthesis option requires 27 hours of course work and a 3-hour project or research course with a written report, final oral presentation, and final oral exam. Course work for either option must be approved by the student’s advisory committee.

Other Academic Requirements

For either option, a candidate must pass a final oral examination.

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