Online MS in Electrical and Computer Engineering

Shape Your Future in Engineering Leadership

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A system’s design is only as strong as its security. To take your engineering career to the next level, you’ll need the critical insight to secure, protect and implement the systems you create. The University of Delaware’s electrical and computer engineering department is one of the oldest and most innovative in the U.S. Our online Master of Science in Electrical and Computer Engineering is one of the first online programs to present advanced electrical and computer engineering concepts and application through a cybersecurity lens.

Through a combination of foundational theory and hands-on exercises, you’ll learn how information processing intersects with cybersecurity and gain the skills to deliver effective and secure design. With these skills, you’ll be among an elite group of engineers ready to tackle this new challenge in the field and stay ahead of the curve.

The University of Delaware is a highly respected research institution. Our curricula are developed using the latest research in respective fields. As a result, you graduate with a stronger, forward-looking foundation in your area of study.

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Our Curriculum

Our MEE program lets you build on your engineering foundation by covering topics such as information processing, networks, and efficient algorithm design; advanced wireless communications, Wi-Fi, and 3G/4G/5G cellular; and cybersecurity and cryptography strategies for electrical and computer engineers.

ELEG 635 Digital Communication

Explore modulation, pulse shaping and optimum receiver design.

CPEG 665 Introduction to Cybersecurity (CYBER I)

Get foundational knowledge of security policies and methods to provide confidentiality, integrity and availability.

CPEG 657 Search and Data Mining

Learn to develop effective search engines to help users manage and exploit data.

Online Learning You Can Apply Today

Advance your professional skills beyond what you’ve imagined with a master’s degree from the University of Delaware. Our flexible programs are designed to let you complete coursework and online classes while still maintaining a busy career. In fact, you can apply the latest research and strategies you explore in class to your current job.

Career Prospects

The University of Delaware has established research partnerships with employers in some of today’s fastest-growing industries, including aerospace, government, telecommunications, finance and technology. These companies, which are fueling employment demand within the field, see the importance of advanced specialists who are both complex problem solvers and motivated leaders.

As a graduate of UD’s online M.S. in Electrical and Computer Engineering program, you’ll be well-positioned to fill important roles with a wide range of employers.

Top Career Options with an M.S. in ECE1

  1. Big Data Engineer
  2. Machine Learning Engineer
  3. Data Scientist
  4. Data Analyst
  5. Blockchain Developer/Engineer
  6. Software Developer
  7. Computer Network Architect
  8. Computer Systems Analyst

“Power system grids, processing and plant control, along with SCADA are just as vulnerable as the banking and credit card world – with different and more detrimental outcomes possible.”

— Thomas McCormick, President and CEO, American Electrical, Inc.

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  1. “12 Top Career Options After Computer Engineering [Trending in 2021],” UpGrad. Retrieved on October 2, 2021, from