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Computer and Systems Engineering

University of Houston

12 months
11232 USD/year
11232 USD/year
5136 USD/year
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The Computer and Systems Engineering program of the University of Houston is a graduate level, interdisciplinary program administered by the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering that provides specialization in Computer Engineering.


What is Computer and Systems Engineering?

The Computer and Systems Engineering program of the University of Houston is an interdisciplinary program that provides specialization in computer engineering. Graduates of the computer & systems engineering program will be prepared to design state-of-the-art hardware and software systems that include computing, communications and networking, control functions, sensing, signal processing and much more.

What can I do with a Computer and Systems Engineering?

Computer engineers design and maintain hardware and software in computer-based systems, from PCs to supercomputers, as well as computer systems that are embedded in vehicles, appliances and communications networks. Specialized areas in computer engineering include system architecture, computer chip design, layout design, package/board design and system integration. Alumni of the computer & systems graduate program work locally and overseas for Halliburton, Schlumberger, Hewlett Packard, CenterPoint Energy, Burns & McDonnell, as well as other medical, telecommunications, construction and petrochemical companies.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Internetworking
  • Advanced Digital Design
  • Visual Design
  • Advanced Computer Architecture
  • Advanced Hardware Design
  • Neural 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®

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Resume
  • Statement of Purpose: A declarative statement that summarizes one’s scholarly interests, research areas, and projected professional goals.
  • College Transcripts: Scanned copies of official transcripts are required with the application. Include any degree certificates, if your degree is not listed on the transcript. Once an admissions decision has been made, official hard copies of transcripts will be required before admitted students can enroll. International Students should review the country-specific transcript guidlelines on the Graduate School website to determine which documents need to be submitted.
  • Three Letters of Recommendation
  • Official GRE scores
  • TOEFL Scores (if applicable)

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    11232 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5616 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • National

    11232 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5616 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • In-State

    5136 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2568 USD per semester during 12 months.

Living costs for Houston

1067 - 1950 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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