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Electrical & Computer Engineering, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
University rank #161 (BCR) Iowa City, IA, United States
The MS and the PhD in Electrical & Computer Engineering are awarded by the Graduate College. Instruction is offered through the College of Engineering. The MS is offered with or without a thesis at The University of Iowa.
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Overview

The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering stimulates excellence in scholarship and research through close contact with the faculty and programs tailored to fit students' individual needs. 

The master degree program in Electrical & Computer Engineering is offered by The University of Iowa. Students select an advisor and, with the advisor, plan an individual program bounded only by the broad guidelines of the Graduate College and the program. 

Career Development

  • The engineering profession is a foundation for a variety of careers in industry, medicine, law, government, and consulting. Electrical engineers find employment everywhere smart technology is employed. 
  • They consistently rank among the most sought after and highest-paid technology professionals. On average, 93-98 percent of graduates are employed in their field of study or pursuing advanced education within seven months of graduation.
  • Engineering Professional Development (EPD) develops and promotes experiential education and professional opportunities for students. 
  • Professional staff coordinate the college's co-op and internship program, engage in employer outreach, and provide opportunities for students to network with employers, including an engineering career fair and other career-development programming each semester. 
  • EPD also offers individual advising and class presentations on résumé and cover letter preparation, job and internship search strategies, interviewing skills, and job offer evaluation.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • High Performance Computer Architecture
  • Graph Algorithms and Combinatorial Optimization
  • Fundamentals of Software Engineering
  • Formal Methods in Software Engineering
  • Software Engineering Languages and Tools
  • Software Engineering Project

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Credits
    30 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    7

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  • Minimum required score:

    81

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

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General Requirements

  • You must first submit the online application to the Graduate College and pay the $60 application fee by credit card ($100 for international applicants)
  • A résumé
  • A statement of purpose
  • Application for Graduate Awards
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • A set of your unofficial academic records/transcripts uploaded on your Admissions Profile. If you are admitted, official transcripts will be required before your enrollment
  • Your official GRE scores from Educational Testing Service 
  • International students may also be required to submit TOEFL scores to comply with the university's English Language Proficiency Requirements
  • Once recommended for admission, international students must send a Financial Statement

Tuition Fee

  • International

    30513 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 30513 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    30513 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 30513 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • In-State

    11572 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 11572 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
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Living costs for Iowa City

  • 1187 - 1850 USD/month
    Living Costs

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