Programs Master’s Master’s Programs Electrical and Computer Engineering MS in Electrical Engineering – VLSI Design

MS in Electrical Engineering - VLSI Design


Spring 2023:
September 15, 2022

Fall 2023:
December 15, 2022


The MS in Electrical Engineering (VLSI Design) is an area of emphasis for the electrical engineering student interested in the current and expanding field of VLSI circuit design.

International Students: This program is eligible for the OPT STEM extension.

Please Note: Requirements for graduation, course offerings, course availability, track offerings, and any other degree requirements are subject to change. Students should consult with an academic advisor prior to registering for any classes.

  • A minimum of 27 units is required for the MS in Electrical Engineering (VLSI Design) degree
  • Fundamental Courses: 13-14 units
  • 3 required VLSI Design elective courses: 9-11 units (Students must take 2 courses from one of the three areas and 1 course from a second area)
  • No more than 12 units at the 400-level may be counted toward the degree
  • 18 units must be taken at the 500- or 600-level
  • A minimum cumulative GPA of 3.00 is required for graduation

Detailed Program Curriculum and RequirementsSchedule of Classes

Department Profile

Published on July 7th, 2017

Last updated on February 10th, 2023