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Program Details

The Master of Engineering program at Utah State University is designed to prepare students with an interest in engineering to increase their technical depth in order to become more competitive in the job market. The Electrical and Computer Engineering Department at USU is in the top 100 college departments according to a recent survey by US News and World Report.

Graduates of this program leave with nearly 100% job placement and have some of the highest starting salaries of all degrees. The program is primarily intended for those with a Bachelor of Science Degree in electrical or computer engineering. Possible career options for graduates include positions in software publishing, computer systems design, research and development, or electrical component manufacturing.

It is the mission of the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering to produce graduates who serve society through learning, discovery, and outreach. The faculty aspires to prepare them for a lifetime of continuing education and leadership in their chosen career paths.

This program balances class work, lab work, and design experiences to turn students from candidates to practicing engineers. The faculty is acclaimed in the fields of aerospace, image compression, communications, and electromagnetics, among others. Students may gain awareness of current technology and research in order to stay informed in emerging technologies. Students may also gain the ability to use analysis, problem solving, and research and design to put ideas into practice.

This program requires the fulfillment of thirty credits for completion. Students should contact their advisors in order to determine which classes should be taken in which order, and which ones are appropriate to the students' goals. Possible courses include Semiconductor Devices, Digital Systems Design, Coding Theory, and Linear Multivariable Control.


The Master of Engineering (ME) degree is designed for working engineers, or students with a BS degree in ECE who would like to increase their technical depth in engineering.

Accreditation & Licensing

Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities