Ignite Your Career
Level up your professional opportunities by advancing your development skills, participating in exciting research and expanding your understanding of electrical and computer engineering. Whether you are seeking to gain a competitive edge in the job market or want to pursue a doctorate, this program will set you up for success.
Courses are available onsite at Potsdam or online. Our Capital Region Campus also oversees an MS in Electrical Engineering for Working Professionals.
Why Earn an MS in Electrical & Computer Engineering From Clarkson University?
A master's in electrical & computer engineering from Clarkson can open the doors to more senior positions, PhD programs and other professional goals.
Our program immerses you in the most recent innovations and strategies. Coursework is experiential, and what you learn can be applied to tackle the most complex challenges facing the industry today. You also have the option to complete your degree on our main campus or online, giving you the ability to meet your work obligations and continue your studies in tandem.
We keep our class sizes small, so our nationally recognized faculty can give you the personalized guidance needed to help you achieve your goals. You can also tap into our extensive alumni network and our award-winning Career Center to plot the next step in your ambitious path.
What You'll Learn
This program consists of 30 credit hours, with a major portion of those being spent learning from Electrical & Computer Engineering faculty. You will also be required to complete one of the following: a written thesis based on independent research, a comprehensive examination, or a professional special project. If you choose the online option, you will be placed in the project-based track, though you can choose to do a thesis with faculty approval.
Some of the sample courses include:
- Adaptive Signal Processing
- Cloud Systems and Networks
- Data Communications and Networks
- Detection and Estimation Theory
- Digital Circuits
- Digital Design
- Digital Signal Processing
- Electronic Power Conversion
- Introduction to Antenna Theory
- Introduction to Biometrics
- Linear Control Systems
- Modeling & Control of Energy Conversion
- Stochastic Processes in Engineering
- Wireless Sensor Networks
Research areas in the Electrical and Computer Engineering department are broadly distributed. Our faculty specializations can be categorized into the following tracks:
- Power Engineering
- Electronics and Materials
- Control Engineering
- Communication and Signal Processing
- Computer Hardware
- Computer Software