12 months
1423 USD/credit 42690 USD/year
1423 USD/credit 42690 USD/year
687 USD/credit 20610 USD/year
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The master's degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering from Georgia Institute of Technology (Georgia Tech) allows students to pursue advanced work in electrical and computer engineering technical interest areas including bioengineering, computer systems and software, digital signal processing, electrical energy, electromagnetics, electronic design and applications. 


Key facts

The master's degree program requires 30 credit hours beyond the bachelor's degree, including a minor outside ECE. Both thesis and non-thesis options are available. Courses are offered all three terms; however, full-time students planning to complete the MS degree Electrical and Computer Engineering in 12 months should start their programs in the fall semester.

Eligible Georgia Institute of Technology (Georgia Tech) undergraduates normally apply for this program during their junior year. Contact the Electrical and Computer Engineering Graduate Affairs Office for program information, eligibility requirements, and applications.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Advanced Computer Architecture
  • Parallel and Distributed Computer Architecture
  • Dependable Distributed Systems
  • CAD for Computer Communication Networks

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GRE admission requirements GRE®
146 (verbal)
155 (quantitative)
3.5 (analytical)

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Official GRE Scores
  • Transcript (unofficial or official) for eligible degrees (only Physics, Computer Science, and all Engineering fields)
  • Official transcripts are welcomed but are only submitted if an acceptance has been offered.
  • Three (3) Letters of Recommendation
  • *Official TOEFL Scores (international students only)

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    42690 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1423 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    42690 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1423 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • In-State

    20610 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 687 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for Atlanta

1213 - 2208 USD /month
Living costs

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


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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