Programs Master’s Master’s Programs Electrical and Computer Engineering MS in Electrical Engineering – Computer Architecture

MS in Electrical Engineering - Computer Architecture


Spring 2023:
September 15, 2022

Fall 2023:
December 15, 2022


The MS in Electrical Engineering (Computer Architecture) is a specialization within the Computer Engineering division of the Electrical and Computer Engineering department, and is aimed at students interested in this specific area.

By highlighting their specialized expertise in computer architecture, the program provides students with a competitive edge in the computer industry sector that focuses on microchips as well as whole systems.

Additional breadth in Computer Engineering is gained through technical electives in networking and VLSI/CAD.

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 28 units is required for the MS in Electrical Engineering (Computer Architecture) degree
  • Minimum number of units in Computer Architecture course offerings: 18 units
  • One course each within Networks and VLSI/CAD is also required
  • No more than three courses (maximum 12 units) may be counted at the 400 level
  • A minimum cumulative GPA of 3.00 is required for graduation.

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Published on June 17th, 2019

Last updated on February 10th, 2023