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Electrical and Computer Engineering Online, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 49 days
University rank #201 (ARWU) , DE,
The online Master of Science in Electrical and Computer Engineering helps you master skills taught in other ECE programs, as well as provides you with the critical insight to secure, protect and implement the systems you create. 


The program uses foundational theory and hands-on skill building to challenge you to develop efficient designs and algorithms that incorporate defenses against cyber threats during information exchange.

Engineering leaders know a system’s design is only as strong as its security. Now there’s an online program specifically architected to arm you with the right skills. This flexible online master’s degree in electrical engineering is for those with prior degrees in electrical, computer or mechanical engineering, or computer science or mathematics. The program can be completed in as few as two years.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Compiler Design
  • Principles of Parallel Computer Architectures
  • Embedded System Design
  • PCB & FPGA Hardware Prototyping

    Detailed Programme Facts

    • Programme intensity Full-time
      • Full-time duration 49 days
    • Languages
      • English
    • Delivery mode
      On Campus

    English Language Requirements

    You only need to take one of these language tests:

    • Minimum required score:


      The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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    • Minimum required score:


      The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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    Academic Requirements

    You need the following GPA score:

    Required score: 3

    Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 3 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

    Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

    You only need to take one of these tests:

    • This programme accepts GRE® scores and has provided a recommended score range.

      Recommended Verbal Reasoning score:


      Recommended Quantitative Reasoning score:


      Recommended Analytical Writing score:


      The recommended range represents scores typically accepted at this institution. Scores outside the range may still be considered.

      The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. The GRE® General Test contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.

    • You need the following GMAT score:

      Required score: 550

      The GMAT - or Graduate Management Admission Test - is a frequent requirement for admission at management and business schools across the world. The GMAT score ranges between 200 and 800 and measures the verbal and quantitative reasoning of test-takers.

    Application Fee - A $75 application fee is due when you submit your online application. Waivers are available for qualified students.

    Bachelor’s Degree

    Transcripts - Unofficial transcripts of all undergraduate and graduate coursework are required with your application.

    Prerequisites - You may have majored in any area during your undergraduate study. However, the MAP program requires students to have taken ACCT 207 Introduction to Financial Accounting and ACCT 208 Introduction to Managerial Accounting (or their equivalents) before beginning coursework.

    Two Letters of Recommendation

    International Students: Language Test Requirement

    Tuition Fee

    • International

      1237 USD/credit
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the original amount of 1237 USD per credit and a duration of 49 days.
    • National

      1237 USD/credit
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the original amount of 1237 USD per credit and a duration of 49 days.
    • In-State

      1237 USD/credit
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the original amount of 1237 USD per credit and a duration of 49 days.
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    Living costs for Newark

    • 990 - 1700 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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