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Computer Engineering M.S.

The plan in Computer Engineering leads to the master of science M.S. degree. Graduate study in this plan prepares students to occupy leading roles in the development and use of computers and computer systems. The plan in Computer Engineering addresses the evaluation, design and implementation of computer systems for various applications.

The curriculum and faculty research emphasize the integration of systems design, software applications and hardware design. Current specializations within the computer engineering degree plan include computer control systems, industrial automation and robotics, fault-tolerant computing, parallel processing, telecommunications and networking. The plan consists of formal courses, laboratory work and research in one of the specialty areas conducted under the guidance of a faculty adviser.

Graduate Degree Candidacy

Students seeking graduate degree candidacy should have a  bachelor's degree in a related field. To be accepted for degree candidacy,  students should be within 15 hours of completing upper-level foundation  courses. These courses are listed in the particular degree area in the catalog.  All foundation courses must be completed within one calendar year of first  graduate registration at UHCL. Students needing more than 15 hours of  upper-level foundation courses are encouraged to complete a second bachelor's  degree.

Admission Requirements

The minimum admission requirements for a graduate degree program, including on-line programs, are 1) 3.0 GPA, and 2) 290 GRE scores (150 Quantitative, 140 Verbal). If you have any  questions, please contact academic advisors; phone 281-283-3711, e-mail


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Last updated: 10/11/2016 UTC
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