12 months
1026 USD/credit 30780 USD/year
1026 USD/credit 30780 USD/year
371 USD/credit 11130 USD/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


The Computer Engineering program from the Florida Atlantic University prepares students for careers in industry in various positions such as IoT Engineer, Computer Systems Engineer/Architect, Cryptographic Engineer, Network Engineer, Hardware Engineer, Embedded Systems Engineer, Application Engineer, Wireless Communications Engineer, Digital Design Engineer, and Robotics Engineer. 


In this Computer Engineering program from Florida Atlantic University students in the program build a foundational background in computer architecture and design, software development and computer systems, and are exposed to the latest advances in various areas including embedded systems, structured VLSI design, design of digital systems, cryptography, computer networks, wireless communications, vehicular networks, IoT and smart systems, parallel and distributed systems, medical information systems, machine learning, artificial intelligence, robotics, and signal processing.

 The program can be completed on campus or fully online.

The non-thesis option requires a minimum of 3 core courses and 7 elective courses. The thesis option requires 3 core courses, 5 elective courses and 6 thesis credits.

Programme Structure

  • Computer Architecture and Design
  •  Software Development, and Computer Systems

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 SCH


On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Student insurance

Make sure to cover your health, travel, and stay while studying abroad. Even global coverages can miss important items, so make sure your student insurance ticks all the following:

  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

We partnered with Aon to provide you with the best affordable student insurance, for a carefree experience away from home.

Get your student insurance now

Start from €0.53/day, free cancellation any time.

Remember, countries and universities may have specific insurance requirements. To learn more about how student insurance work at Florida Atlantic University and/or in United States, please visit Student Insurance Portal.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Students are expected to have a bachelor’s degree in engineering or a related field. Applicants with a different background are encouraged to apply. Students are expected to be proficient in programming and to have taken courses in calculus 2, statistics, microprocessor systems, computer architecture or CAD-based computer design, electronics 1 or introduction to VLSI, data structures and algorithm analysis. The admission committee will evaluate the application holistically to determine applicant suitability using several factors such as academic performance, GPA, GRE scores, background and experience. The admission committee may assign remedial courses on a case-by-case basis.

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    30780 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1026 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    30780 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1026 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • In-State

    11130 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 371 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for Boca Raton

900 - 1400 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.

Our partners

Computer Engineering
Florida Atlantic University


Go to your profile page to get personalised recommendations!