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Total Semester Hours Required: 40

Students pursuing the MS in Electrical and Computer Engineering with a Graduate Certificate in Engineering Leadership must complete 16 semester-hours of required GIEL coursework and 24 semester-hours of Electrical and Computer Engineering coursework.

Please refer to the Electrical and Computer Engineering homepage for the most up-to-date course requirements and other program information.

Required GIEL Coursework

All students will be required to complete the following 16 semester-hours of Gordon Engineering Leadership coursework. Please visit the curriculum page for complete course descriptions.

ENLR 5121 Engineering Leadership 1 2
ENLR 5122 Engineering Leadership 2 2
ENLR 5131 Scientific Principles of Engineering 1 2
ENLR 5132 Scientific Principles of Engineering 2 2
ECE 7440 Electrical and Computer Engineering Leadership Challenge Project 1 4
ECE 7442 Electrical and Computer Engineering Leadership Challenge Project 2 4

Electrical and Computer Engineering Concentrations

Students must complete 24 semester-hours of Electrical and Computer Engineering coursework. There are 7 available concentrations from which to choose:

Communications, Control, and Signal Processing

Depth Courses Select 12 semester-hours total
Breadth Courses Select 4 semester-hours total
Elective Select 8 semester-hours total

Computer Systems and Software

Depth Courses Select 12 semester-hours total
Breadth Courses Select 4 semester-hours total
Elective Select 8 semester-hours total

Computer Networks and Security

Depth Courses Select 12 semester-hours total
Breadth Courses Select 4 semester-hours total
Elective Select 8 semester-hours total

Computer Vision, Machine Learning, and Algorithms

Depth Courses Select 12 semester-hours total
Breadth Courses Select 4 semester-hours total
Elective Select 8 semester-hours total

Electromagnetics, Plasma, and Optics

Depth Courses Select 12 semester-hours total
Breadth Courses Select 4 semester-hours total
Elective Select 8 semester-hours total

Microsystems, Materials, and Devices

Depth Courses Select 12 semester-hours total
Breadth Courses Select 4 semester-hours total
Elective Select 8 semester-hours total

Power Systems

Depth Courses Select 12 semester-hours total
Breadth Courses Select 4 semester-hours total
Elective Select 8 semester-hours total