Master of Science in Computer Engineering

Are you interested in developing your leadership skills in computer engineering? Colorado Technical University’s Master of Science in Computer Engineering was designed to help computer engineering professionals prepare to produce quality work—as well as motivate and lead technical workers. The MSCE program covers research, design, development and testing of computer hardware and software, along with the project management and leadership skills designed to help you prepare for increased responsibility in the engineering field. The capstone course offers the opportunity to complete a project or study that focuses on a technical problem or current issue in engineering.

Occupations in the computer industry are projected to grow faster than other occupations in the economy, reports the Bureau of Labor Statistics. They project that employment of computer and information technology occupations will grow 13 percent from 2016 to 2026.1

The CTU Master of Science in Computer Engineering degree program is designed to help build an in-depth understanding of modern computer design for emerging and evolving technologies.

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CTU is institutionally accredited by the Higher Learning Commission www.hlcommission.org

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TOTAL CREDITS

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PROGRAM AVAILABILITY

  • Online
  • Colorado Springs

Program Details

  • Degree Requirements

    Courses: Core
    Course Title Course Description Credit Hours
    CE605 Modern Computer Architecture 4
    CE660 Modern Computer Design 4
    CE690 Computer Engineering Capstone 4
    CS651 Computer Systems Security Foundations 4
    CS671 Software Systems Engineering Process 4
    EE600 Modern Solid State Devices 4
    EE660 Modern Electronic Design 4
    INTD670 Leadership and Ethical Decision-Making 4
    SE600 Systems Engineering I 4
    SE610 Systems Engineering II 4
    Total Credit Hours: 40
    Courses: Electives
    Course Title Course Description Credit Hours
    CS Elective Select one CS 600-level course 4
    EE Elective Select one EE 600-level course 4
    Total Credit Hours: 8

    Total Credit Hours: 48

    Admission Requirements

    The CTU Master of Science in Computer Engineering degree program is designed to provide technical depth in engineering topics that require a solid foundation in advanced mathematics (including calculus, differential equations and linear algebra), engineering and physics. Students from a non-engineering undergraduate background will not be considered for this degree program at this time.

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1. Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2016-17 Edition, Computer Systems Analysts, http://www.bls.gov/ooh/computer-and-information-technology/home.htm, visited April 10, 2018