M.Sc. On Campus

Computer Engineering

The University of Texas at Arlington

12 months
23486 USD/year
23486 USD/year
11044 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The purpose of the graduate programme in Computer Engineering from The University of Texas at Arlington is to facilitate the student's continued professional and scholarly development.


Key Features

The Computer Engineering program fromThe University of Texas at Arlington prepares graduates to work with the latest computer organization technology and computer hardware to gain employment in the ever-growing IT industry or prepare for continuation to a Ph.D. program.

The M.S. degree in Computer Engineering is intended to give those who successfully complete it the following knowledge and skills:

  • Knowledge and skills required to design and test embedded systems
  • Using microcontrollers, system-on-chip, and FPGA devices
  • Understanding multi-threaded programming on bare-metal, custom real-time operating systems, and embedded Linux systems
  • Implementation of IP stacks for computer networking
  • Network and wireless protocol development for Internet of Things devices
  • Design of real-time operating systems
  • Implementation of RISC processors in FPGA devices
  • Design of advanced digital logic systems
  • Analysis and design of microprocessor systems
  • Control of systems with electromechanical actuators and sensors

Programme Structure

Students may select one or both of the following graduate tracks offered by the Computer Science and Engineering Department within the 3 thesis options provided below:

  • Computer Architecture and Systems
  • Embedded Systems

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

  • An undergraduate degree, preferably in an area related to computer science, computer engineering, or software engineering.
  • An overall GPA of 3.0 or higher in undergraduate coursework.
  • A 3.2 grade point average (on a 4.0 scale) on the last two years of undergraduate coursework. In particular, performance on Computer Science/Computer Engineering/Software Engineering related courses are emphasized.
  • Relevance of the student’s degree (background) to the CSE curriculum.
  • Rigor of the student’s Bachelor’s degree. A three-year degree is not considered rigorous. Note: International applicants with a “3+2” Master’s degree will be evaluated as equivalent to a 4-year Bachelor’s degree.
  • Reputation of the University/College from which the student has received his/her previous degrees.
  • A sum of verbal plus quantitative scores of at least 305 on the GRE.  

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    23486 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 23486 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    23486 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 23486 USD per year during 12 months.
  • In-State

    11044 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 11044 USD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Texas City

882 - 1634 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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