Electrical and Computer Engineering Master Program

ELECTRICAL AND COMPUTER ENGINEERING

DO YOU WANT TO LEARN MORE ABOUT THE ECE FIELD DEGREE OF UMASS AMHERST?

Master of Science in Electrical and Computer Engineering

2019 Spring intake: January 4th, 2019

Technology is constantly evolving-improving upon existing tools and concepts and growing in entirely new and unexpected directions. The global market demands skilled, forward-looking electrical and computer engineers who will find innovative solutions to emerging challenges.

UMass’s MS in Electrical and Computer Engineering program is designed for rising professionals and academics who want to engineer solutions for the future.

UMass offers 2 options for students to pursue their MS:

ECE 16-month program

   

A 16-month MS program designed for working engineers looking to play a central part in the creation and planning phases of new technologies. Students complete their program in China, with UMass classes hosted at Shanghai Jiao Tong University and Beijing Jiaotong University Training Center.

   

Students have the option to return to the UMass campus after their final semester to present their final projects and participate in the College of Engineering’s graduation ceremony.

ECE 1+1 program

   

The ECE MS 1+1 is a two-year program that begins in your home country and ends in the U.S. Spend the first 2 semesters taking live, remote courses in a classroom environment, then travel to the U.S. to complete your second year on our campus in Amherst, Massachusetts.

   

Students will learn new approaches to electrical and computer engineering from professors and researchers who are at the forefront of technological innovation in the United States and around the world. Their students will span 2 continents, giving students a collaborative and unparalleled cross-cultural learning experience.

Course Content (30 Credits)

SHANGHAI and BEIJING >>>

UMASS AMHERST CAMPUS >>>

美国麻省大学阿默斯特分校

 SPRINGSUMMER*FALLSPRING
Course Foundations in Computer EngineeringComputer ArchitectureAlgorithmsAdvanced System Software Design
CourseAdvanced System Software DesignTrustworthy ComputingTwo of the following:

Reconfigurable Computing
Security Engineering
Principles of Systems
Data Analytics
Capstone ProjectCapstone Project Part ICapstone Project Part II

Professional Opportunities

The College of Engineering at UMass Amherst has an outstanding record of placing graduates in their specific fields. Field Degree students gain a professional advantage as they continue to build their careers. The program provides internship and job placement assistance in China with leading international employers and start-ups located in Shanghai and Beijing. Program staff assist students with applying and preparing for interviews. These job and internship opportunities are competitive and time-sensitive—the earlier students enroll in the program, the better their chances.

The program facilitates knowledge sharing and professional development across continents to help you advance your career in areas such as:

  • Artificial intelligence (AI)
  • Cloud software development
  • Cybersecurity
  • Hardware development
  • Internet of Things (IoT)
  • Machine learning
  • Embedded systems
  • Computer networks
  • Systems research

UMass encourages students to pursue their MS:

Field Research

A 16-month MS program designed for working engineers looking to play a central part in the creation and planning phases of new technologies. Complete your program in China, with UMass classes hosted at Shanghai Jiao Tong University and visit the Beijing Jiaotong University Training Center.

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