Electrical and Computer Engineering

The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering currently engages in world-class research and scholarship in the areas of computing systems, sensors and devices, and signals and systems.

Our graduates work in every market sector: Industry, academia and government research laboratories and are prepared to excel through their graduate use of state-of-the-art technologies.

Admission Requirements

Applicants to the electrical and computer engineering graduate programs should submit the following information in addition to the online application:

  1. Official academic records of all previously attended colleges or universities must be submitted directly from the colleges or universities to the Office of Graduate Admission Processing. Hand-carried transcripts, official copies marked Issued to Student and unofficial copies are not acceptable.
  2. Three letters of recommendation from professors or employers.
  3. A personal statement or résumé.
  4. Results from the GRE are not required. However, candidates are welcome to submit a score in support of their application.

Applicants must have an undergraduate degree from an accredited program in engineering, physics, chemistry, applied mathematics or other appropriate program of study. Applicants with a different undergraduate degree may be required to complete prerequisites. Applicants should have at least a 3.0 cumulative grade-point average on a 4.0 scale. Some programs require higher GPAs for admission. In some cases, applicants with a GPA below 3.0 may be admitted on a conditional basis.

Additional requirements apply for international students.

Additional Information
Graduate assistantships are available; however, restrictions may apply to international students. Some of the graduate assistantships are at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base and require citizenship or permanent residency. Please contact individual programs for details.

Related Links

Contact

Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Kettering Laboratories 341 
300 College Park 
Dayton, Ohio 45469 - 0232

937-229-3611 

Connect