Program Overview

The University of Florida’s (UF) joint Master of Science/Master of Engineering in Electrical and Computer Engineering is delivered through the university’s revolutionary Electronic Delivery of Graduate Engineering (EDGE) system. EDGE aims to enable place-bound engineering professionals, military members, and students to possibly further their education and career possibilities without having to sacrifice work and family commitments. UF’s EDGE view the exact same course lectures, complete the same assignments and exams as UF’s on-campus student population. Upon completion of the program, EDGE students may earn the same academic credentials as on-campus students, and no distinction between the two is made on the final transcript. EDGE courses are delivered as streaming and downloadable video formats, and are supplemented by additional online course materials and interactions.

The distance M.S./M.E. in Electrical and Computer Engineering program doesn’t require students to complete a thesis, and the curriculum consists of ten courses, or 30 credits. There is a core group of courses that provide the student with a broad and thorough understanding of Electrical and Computer Engineering. Some of these courses span the topics of Computer Communications, Computer Architecture, Reconfigurable Computing, Wireless Networks, and Image Processing. In addition, there are a number of electives that students may choose to pursue depending on their personal interests and professional goals. The areas of elective emphasis include Devices, Electronics, and Signals and Systems. Some of the specific elective courses discuss topics such as Future of Microelectronics Technology, Circuits and Systems, Bipolar Analog Design, Noise in Linear Systems, and Foundations of Digital Signal Processing.

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    Program Details

    Degree Level: Master

    Delivery Format: 100% Online

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    Accreditation & Licensing

    Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges

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    Requirements

    Prospective students must hold a 4-year undergraduate degree in engineering from an ABET certified school to qualify for the Master of Engineering program. Students with undergraduate degrees in other majors may qualify for the Master of Science program.

    School Overview

    The University of Florida is a public research university located in Gainesville, Florida. The university is a land-grant, sea-grant and space-grant university. Founded in 1853, UF was the first state-supported higher learning institution in Florida. At UF, our students utilize more than 200 research, service and education centers, bureaus and institutes. With some of the most future-focused facilities led by some of the best minds in their fields, it’s no wonder UF is consistently ranked among the nation’s top universities.

    UF has 16 academic colleges and over 150 research facilities, offering students the ability to earn bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees. University of Florida offers many degree programs at the bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral level entirely online.

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