M.Sc. On Campus Online

Electrical Engineering - Computer Networks

24 months
2199 USD/credit 29686 USD/year
2199 USD/credit 29686 USD/year
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The Electrical Engineering - Computer Networks MSc program offered at University of Southern California is an area of emphasis for the electrical engineering student interested in data networks.


The Viterbi School of Engineering is one of the oldest professional schools on the University of Southern California campus and is consistently ranked among the top graduate engineering programs by U.S. News & World Report and the Academic Ranking of World Universities. 

The Ming Hsieh Department of Electrical Engineering is known for research and academic leadership in innovative areas such as: adaptive and reconfigurable mixed signal integrated circuits; antenna networks; bio-signal processing; computer architecture; very-large-scale integration (VLSI) and computer-aided design (CAD); computer networks; control systems; high speed switching architectures; signal, image and multimedia processing; nanotechnology; optical communications; photonics; and quantum information processing.

This Electrical Engineering - Computer Networks MSc program offered at University of Southern California is also available online to professional engineers through the Distance Education Network.

Career Opportunities:

  • Allen Institute
  • Amazon Web Services, Inc.
  • Apple, Inc.
  • Bloom Energy
  • CircleLink
  • Cisco Systems, Inc.
  • CloudGenix, Inc.
  • CureMetrix
  • Facebook, Inc.
  • Intel Corporation
  • Onelook, Inc.
  • Samsung
  • Siemens Corporation
  • Slingshot Aerospace
  • Sony Pictures Entertainment, Inc.
  • Synaptics
  • Synopsys Inc.
  • Taboola
  • Tesla, Inc.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Computer Networks
  • Probability for Electrical and Computer Engineers
  • Computer Systems Organization
  • Computer Communications
  • Design & Analysis of Computer Communication Networks
  • Broadband Network Architectures

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


27 alternative credits


On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

GRE admission requirements GRE®

Other requirements

General requirements

  • An undergraduate degree in engineering, math or hard science from a regionally-accredited university.
  • Satisfactory cumulative undergraduate GPA (grade point average).
  • Satisfactory GRE test scores. All scores must be officially reported to the university directly by ETS.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    29686 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2199 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    29686 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2199 USD per credit during 24 months.

Living costs for Los Angeles

1520 - 2570 USD /month
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The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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