What will I learn?

The Master’s Degree in Computer Engineering is a course of study intended to prepare individuals whose undergraduate background is in computer or electrical engineering for advanced professional work in the field and for further study leading to the doctorate. Emphasis is placed on current state-of-the-art applications including parallel computing, image processing, VLSI design, sensing, robotics, mobile computing, automation and the like.

Customized study plans to allow receiving the Computer Engineering M.S. degree while pursuing either the Ph.D. degree in Computer Science and Engineering or the Ed.D. degree in Education are available. Doctoral students in these two programs should consult their respective doctoral advisors to work on their individualized plans.

A total of 34 semester hours is required and the core curriculum consists of 15 credits. A total of 34 semester hours is required and the core curriculum consists of 15 credits. The remaining 19 credits should include 12 or 15 credits of elective courses, a 3 credit M.S. project or a 6 credit thesis, and a one credit Engineering seminar.

Our Computer Engineering Students will:

  • Demonstrate an in depth and comprehensive understanding of Computer Engineering.
  • Have an enhanced ability to learn, on their own, technical details for which they are responsible.
  • Have an enhanced ability to apply the knowledge learned to solve technical problems that arise in research they
  • conduct or supervise.
  • Have an enhanced ability to study an issue, identify and evaluate alternative actions, propose an optimal course of action.
  • Have an enhanced ability to prepare technical point papers, brief their seniors, and defend their conclusions

Which department am I in?

School of Engineering

Study options

Full Time (34 semester hours)

Tuition fees
USD $990 per credit hour (This fee is for 2019-2020 and it may subject to change for the coming year)

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

21 January 2020, 24 August 2020


School of Engineering

221 University Avenue,



6604, United States

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Applicants must have completed a bachelor’s degree or its equivalent.

For international students

Student must have: Bachelor’s degree in engineering or a related STEM field from an accredited university or recognized international institution; Recommended cumulative undergraduate GPA of 2.90 or higher.

Those whose native language is not English are also required to show English language proficiency. You can demonstrate proof of English Language competency by meeting any one of the criteria listed below: A minimum TOEFL score of 550 (PBT), 213 (CBT), or 80 (IBT) for graduates (postgraduates); A minimum IELTS (Cambridge Testing) Band score of 6.5 for graduates (post-graduates); An official letter certifying completion of ELS (English Language Service) through level 112; An official letter certifying completion of CSE (The Center for English Studies) through level 7.5; A Michigan English Assessment Battery (MELAB) score of 77 or above for graduates; A Prueba de Aptitud Academica (PAA) English achievement score of 500 or above; Minimum PTE Academic score of 53 for graduates (postgraduates).

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About this uni

The main campus stretches over 50 acres, overlooks the Long Island Sound and boasts spectacular views of the Atlantic Ocean.

  • Bridgeport is located close to Boston and New York City
  • 3rd in the region for percentage of international students
  • 17th highest in the region for most diverse student body
  • Small class sizes with 16:1 student-faculty ratio