Graduate Degree Programs

Master of Science in Computer Engineering

Program Description:
Computer engineers serve a vital role in driving and implementing new technologies. From technical proficiency in software and hardware to the understanding of complex systems, economic impact and ethics, students in the computer engineering program become competent problem solvers at all levels of computer engineering. This program provides students with the unique opportunity to learn about the relationships among different engineering disciplines.

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Areas of study include: Design of Digital Systems, Computer Architecture, Embedded Computer Systems, Computer Networks, Computer Security and Computational Intelligence.

This degree (offered as both thesis and non-thesis options) requires 30 credit hours of coursework to complete. Please check the Schedule of Classes for a current listing of the courses available for distance students.

Doctorate Degrees:
Missouri S&T’s PhDs are available on a case-by-case basis. Interested students should contact the academic department for details.

  • Bachelor’s degree in related field from ABET accredited university (or equivalent international)
  • GPA ≥3.3; GRE V+Q ≥ 310 (1210 on previous scale), GRE V≥150 (450 based on previous scale),GRE Q≥ 160 (760 based on previous scale); and GRE AW ≥ 4.0
  • International requirements: TOEFL>92 iBT – internet based test; 580 PBT – paper based test; 237 CBT - computer based test

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Graduate Certificates
Graduate certificate programs are a great way to start earning college credit toward a graduate degree. The GRE is not required to enter a certificate program. If you complete a certificate program with a grade of B or better in all core courses, you may be accepted into the corresponding master's degree program without taking the GRE*.

Computer Engineering Graduate Certificate

*Completion of a graduate certificate program does not automatically guarantee admission into a corresponding graduate degree program. To continue in a master’s degree program, you must apply. Click here for details and check with academic department for program specific details and requirements.

Courses are delivered over the Internet, via live streaming video; collaborative learning software includes WebEx and Blackboard; classes are archived online for review and easy access.

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Electrical and Computer Engineering

Dr. Sahra Sedigh Sarvestani
Associate Professor
135 Emerson Electric Co. Hall
Rolla, MO 65409
Phone: 573-341-7505
Fax: 573-341-4532

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