The Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (EECS) Department at the University of Kansas offers four Master's degree programs, each of which are intended to take two years to complete. To view the degree requirements for any of the Master's of Science degrees offered select the associated discipline below.

Fortune 500 companies to start-ups hire KU Master of Science in Computer Science (MSCS) graduates for their abilities to invent, engineer, and deliver innovations. Many MSCS students are supported through graduate research or teaching assistantships. The breadth and depth of the curriculum, the wide range of research projects, access to state-of-the-art research facilities, and mentoring by experienced faculty produce KU MSCS graduates ready to make immediate contributions to their field. Employers value MSCS graduates for their specialization and skills. MSCS graduates work in computing, telecommunication, energy, transportation, and numerous other industries.

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

Applicants for the Master of Science degree in Computer Science (MSCS) normally possess a degree in Computer Science or Computer Engineering. Students with good preparation in another engineering field, mathematics, or science may qualify for the program by taking appropriate additional undergraduate courses. Such courses normally do not count toward the graduate degree. Lists of specific prerequisite courses can be located here.

  • GPA: at or above 3.0 on a 4 point scale.
  • GRE: 146+ verbal, 155+ quantitative (mean GRE: 152 verbal, 163 quantitative).
  • Three Letters of Recommendation.
  • TOEFL: (International Only) scores at or above 90 on internet-based exam (mean TOEFL 100).

Explore: Early Admission

APPLICATION PROCESS

  • Fall Priority Deadline: December 15
  • Spring Priority Deadline: September 30

Applications will be accepted after the priority deadlines listed above, but those applicants may not be considered for fellowships and assistantships. All application materials must be submitted at Graduate Studies by March 1 for Fall and October 1 for Spring to be considered for admission.

Application Materials

  • Application
  • GRE scores (school code 6871).
  • Statement of Objectives and Resume
  • Official Transcript
  • Letters of Recommendation (3)
  • TOEFL scores (international students)
  • Financial Statement (international students only)

See the Graduate Studies website for the application procedure and fees.

FOCUS AREAS

Computer Science students are encouraged to choose a focus area and project or thesis topic as early in the graduate program as possible and identify a faculty adviser who is interested in supervising their work.

Associated Focus Areas

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Fortune 500 companies to start-ups hire KU Master of Science in Computer Engineering (MSCoE) graduates for their abilities to invent, engineer, and deliver innovations. Many MSCoE students are supported through graduate research or teaching assistantships. The breadth and depth of the curriculum, the wide range of research projects, access to state-of-the-art research facilities, and mentoring by experienced faculty produce KU MSCoE graduates ready to make immediate contributions to their field. Employers value MSCoE graduates for their specialization and skills. MSCoE graduates work in healthcare, energy, transportation, and numerous other industries.

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

Applicants for the Master of Science degree in Computer Engineering (MSCoE) normally possess a degree in Computer Engineering or Electrical Engineering. Students with good preparation in another engineering field, mathematics, or science may qualify for the program by taking appropriate additional undergraduate courses. Such courses normally do not count toward the graduate degree. Lists of specific prerequisite courses can be locatedhere.

  • GPA:at or above 3.0 on a 4 point scale .
  • GRE: 146+ verbal, 155+ quantitative (mean GRE: 152 verbal, 163 quantitative).
  • Three Letters of Recommendation.
  • TOEFL: (International Only) scores at or above 90 on internet-based exam (mean TOEFL 100).

Explore: Early Admission

APPLICATION PROCESS

  • Fall Priority Deadline: December 15
  • Spring Priority Deadline: September 30

Applications will be accepted after the priority deadlines listed above, but those applicants may not be considered for fellowships and assistantships. All application materials must be submitted at Graduate Studies by March 1 for Fall and October 1 for Spring to be considered for admission.

Application Materials

  • Application
  • GRE scores (school code 6871).
  • Statement of Objectives and Resume
  • Official Transcript
  • Letters of Recommendation (3)
  • TOEFL scores (international students)
  • Financial Statement (international students only)

See the Graduate Studies website for the application procedure and fees.

FOCUS AREAS

Computer Engineering students are encouraged to choose a focus area and project or thesis topic as early in the graduate program as possible and identify a faculty adviser who is interested in supervising their work.

Associated Focus Areas

Explore:Graduate Research & Focus Areas

Fortune 500 companies to start-ups hire KU Master of Science in Electrical Engineering (MSEE) graduates for their abilities to invent, engineer, and deliver innovations. Many MSEE students are supported through graduate research or teaching assistantships. The breadth and depth of the curriculum, the wide range of research projects, access to state-of-the-art research facilities, and mentoring by experienced faculty produce KU MSEE graduates ready to make immediate contributions to their field. Employers value MSEE graduates for their specialization and skills. MSEE graduates work in communication, healthcare, defense, and numerous other industries.

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

Applicants for the Master of Science degree in Electrical Engineering (MSEE) normally possess a degree in Electrical Engineering or Computer Engineering. Students with good preparation in another engineering field, mathematics, or science may qualify for the program by taking appropriate additional undergraduate courses. Such courses normally do not count toward the graduate degree. Lists of specific prerequisite courses can be located here.

  • GPA: at or above 3.0 on a 4 point scale .
  • GRE: 146+ verbal, 155+ quantitative (mean GRE: 152 verbal, 163 quantitative).
  • Three Letters of Recommendation.
  • TOEFL: (International Only) scores at or above 90 on internet-based exam (mean TOEFL 100).

Explore: Early Admission

APPLICATION PROCESS

  • Fall Priority Deadline: December 15
  • Spring Priority Deadline: September 30

Applications will be accepted after the priority deadlines listed above, but those applicants may not be considered for fellowships and assistantships. All application materials must be submitted at Graduate Studies by March 1 for Fall and October 1 for Spring to be considered for admission.

Application Materials

  • Application
  • GRE scores (school code 6871).
  • Statement of Objectives and Resume
  • Official Transcript
  • Letters of Recommendation (3)
  • TOEFL scores (international students)
  • Financial Statement (international students only)

See the Graduate Studies website for the application procedure and fees.

FOCUS AREAS

Electrical Engineering students are encouraged to choose a focus area and project or thesis topic as early in the graduate program as possible and identify a faculty adviser who is interested in supervising their work.

Associated Focus Areas

Explore: Graduate Research & Focus Areas


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