Master of Science in Computer Engineering

Occupations in the computer industry are projected to grow faster than other occupations in the economy.1 To maintain a competitive edge, industry and commerce must continue to make creative scientific and engineering advances as well as produce high quality products. CTU’s Master of Science in Computer Engineering program has been designed to cover research, design, development and testing of computer hardware and software, along with the project management and leadership skills necessary for increased responsibility in the engineering field.

Relevant Institutional/Programmatic Accreditation
CTU is institutionally accredited by the Higher Learning Commission www.hlcommission.org

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TOTAL CREDITS

48

PROGRAM AVAILABILITY

  • Online
  • Colorado Springs
  • Degree Requirements

    Courses: Core
    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
    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.

  • The Master of Science in Computer Engineering explores the field of computer hardware engineering. If you are interested in the areas of software engineering, computer science, or electrical engineering please explore these other options to find the perfect fit for you:

  • Tuition

    Total tuition for this degree program will vary depending on your educational needs, existing experience, and other factors.

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  • Outcomes

    This degree program is designed to provide the following skills and knowledge:

    • Design advanced computer architectures
    • Use advanced techniques for life-cycle design of software systems
    • Use modern information system security techniques
    • Design advanced CMOS circuitry
    • Effectively use project management techniques
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1. Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2016-17 Edition, Computer Systems Analysts, on the Internet http://www.bls.gov/ooh/computer-and-information-technology/home.htm. (visited July 28, 2017).