Electrical and Computer Engineering, Master | North Dakota State University | Fargo, United States
M.Sc. / M.Eng. On Campus

Electrical and Computer Engineering

12 months
780 USD/credit 23400 USD/year
668 USD/credit 20040 USD/year
445 USD/credit 13350 USD/year
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The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at North Dakota State University offers graduate programs  in selected specialty areas leading to the M.Engr. and M.S. in Electrical and Computer Engineering.


Program Description

Current departmental research expertise falls into one of the following areas: Biomedical Engineering, Communications/Signal Processing, Computer Architecture, Cyber Physical and Embedded Systems, Electromagnetics/Optics, Power/Power Electronics, and VLSI. The ECE Department is also a key contributor to NDSU's Research and Technology Park.

Research Facilities and Equipment

The department is housed in a modern, well-equipped building. Graduate students in the Electrical and Computer Engineering program at North Dakota State University have access to laboratories, instrument rooms, and computer services ranging from the university computer system to departmental computers. Research facilities include cardiovascular engineering lab, computer architecture lab, digital systems lab, EMI shield room, power and power electronics lab, signal processing and systems lab, and printed circuit lab.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Computer Architecture
  • Embedded Systems
  • Power Electronics
  • Biomedical Engineering

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GRE admission requirements GRE®
145 (verbal)
155 (quantitative)

Other requirements

General requirements

  • The preferred avenue is to contact and work with an NDSU ECE Professor before coming to NDSU, such that the professor recommends you for admittance into the program. Please look at each faculty's website and contact a faculty member working in a research area in which you are interested in pursuing your graduate studies
  • A secondary avenue is to have a GRE score of at least 145 Verbal and 155 Quantitative and a minimum GPA of 3.0 on your latest Electrical Engineering or Computer Engineering degree, either B.S. or M.S. The GRE subject area test is not required
  • The 3.0 minimum GPA admission requirement may be waived for M.E. students with substantial ECE industry experience. The GRE subject area test is not required

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    23400 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 780 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    20040 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 668 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • In-State

    13350 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 445 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for Fargo

870 - 1260 USD /month
Living costs

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


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