Master in Electrical & Computer Engineering


Program Description


Computer Engineering

Become a sought-after expert with cutting-edge knowledge and strong professional connections.

The computer engineering master’s program prepares students for specialization in computer systems, real-time and embedded systems, data communications and networks, digital system design, image processing and multimedia, information systems, information systems security and intelligent systems. The program trains students for careers in the computer engineering field requiring advanced and specialized knowledge. By the end, you’ll have impressive accomplishments in hardware and software development under your belt — as well the highly respected reputation of a Stevens engineering degree.

Electrical Engineering

Electrical engineers have the monumental task of designing, building and developing the next generation of electronic devices and protocols to enhance all facets of society.

New developments in robotics, internet security, and wireless networking are often the result of hardworking electrical engineers. Graduate study in electrical engineering can lead to fascinating and lucrative careers in industry, government or business, as well as further study in a doctoral program.

At Stevens, graduate students participate in cutting edge faculty research projects funded by the National Science Foundation, Air Force Research Laboratory, Office of Naval Research and various private organizations.

The Stevens Advantage

Just 15 minutes from downtown Manhattan, Stevens also provides you with excellent career networking opportunities. Our award-winning co-op program gives you invaluable experience in the workplace and many of our graduates go directly to Wall Street or major tech firms after the program.

Dual-Degree MBA

The computer engineering master's program offers two tracks of study - a master of science or a master of engineering. In addition to the M.S. and M.Eng., students have the option to pursue a dual MBA degree with the Stevens School of Business.

Program Features

  • A flexible curriculum that allows for cross-program interest areas.
  • Unique program structure combines fundamental theory, applied skills and cutting-edge research-oriented coursework.
  • Hands-on project work.
  • Choice of Master of Science or Master of Engineering.
  • Optional dual-degree MBA.
  • Available fully online via StevensOnline.


  • Communications and Signal Processing
  • Computer Architectures
  • Robotics and Control
  • Embedded Systems
  • Interdisciplinary Microelectronics and Photonics (CEMS, ECE, PHY)
  • Power Engineering
  • Software Engineering
  • Data Engineering
  • Networks and Security
  • Networks: Business Practices

Who Should Apply?

We welcome applicants who are excited about developing tomorrow’s technologies. Both degrees require a bachelor's degree in electrical engineering or computer engineering. Applicants from other degree programs—engineering, physics or mathematics—must complete prerequisite courses and have an exceptional academic background to be considered.

Program Admission Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree, with a minimum GPA of 3.0, from an accredited institution,
  • Official college transcripts,
  • Two letters of recommendation,
  • Resume (optional),
  • TOEFL/IELTS scores (for international students),
  • A competitive GRE or GMAT score*.

*GRE/GMAT is not required for part-time students.

Last updated Jul 2019

About the School

Seven thousand students, 300 faculty. One jewel of a campus, beside one amazing city, in a top-3 college town. Countless ideas. Infinite questions. And answers that matter. This is Stevens.

Seven thousand students, 300 faculty. One jewel of a campus, beside one amazing city, in a top-3 college town. Countless ideas. Infinite questions. And answers that matter. This is Stevens. Read less