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Electrical and computer engineers are responsible for making day-to-day life easier while protecting the nation’s infrastructure against cyber and physical attacks. These engineers improve quality of life by creating innovative systems such as smart houses, self-driving cars and medical instruments.

Overview

The Tandy School of Computer Science and Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at The University of Tulsa jointly offer programs leading to the Master of Science degree in Engineering, Master of Engineering, and Ph.D. degree in computer engineering.

After completion of core doctoral credits, students are allowed to pursue research and course work that emphasizes either the computer science or electrical engineering aspect of this joint degree. Alumni serve as faculty in academia and also enjoy successful careers in industry and government.

Program Educational Objectives

Master of Engineering in Computer Engineering

Students will be able to:

  1. Apply hardware and software techniques and problem solving to a variety of topics in computer engineering.
  2. Demonstrate the basis for ethical behavior, conduct and responsibility demanded of computer engineering professionals.

Master of Science in Engineering in Computer Engineering

Students will be able to:

  1. Apply hardware and software techniques and problem solving to a variety of topics in computer engineering.
  2. Demonstrate the basis for ethical behavior, conduct and responsibility demanded of computer engineering professionals.
  3. Develop the ability to conduct research projects.

Doctor of Philosophy in Computer Engineering

The primary focus in selecting and training candidates for the doctoral program is to ensure breadth and depth of knowledge and to develop the student’s ability to conduct independent and productive research, synthesis, and design.

The objectives of the program are:

  1. To ensure skills in the use of the tools of computer engineering and to ensure a broad understanding of the discipline’s basic areas.
  2. To ensure a firm foundation in computational mathematics and engineering sciences.
  3. To provide opportunities for advanced specialization and creative research in computer engineering.
  4. To provide the environment and academic, research and outreach opportunities that will prepare students to make tangible contributions to the computer engineering and to society.
Degree Options

Computer Engineering, M.E.

Prepares students to apply hardware and software techniques and problem solving to a variety of topics in computer engineering.

Computer Engineering, M.S.E.

Prepares students with an expertise in the foundational areas of computer science and electrical engineering.

Computer Engineering, Ph.D.

Students can pursue research and course work that emphasizes either the computer science or electrical engineering aspect of this joint degree.

Application Requirements

To be considered for graduate admission, the following items must be submitted to the Graduate School:

  • A completed Graduate School application
  • Statement of Purpose (admission essay)
  • 2 – 3 letters of recommendation from individuals who can comment on your academic potential
  • Official or unofficial transcripts from all universities attended
  • GRE General Test results
  • $55 application fee
  • International students who studied at a university outside of the U.S. will also need to submit TOEFL or IELTS results