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Master’s in Electrical and Computer Engineering from St. Mary’s

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The Master of Science in Electrical and Computer Engineering at St. Mary’s prepares students for rewarding careers in the field of electrical and computer engineering.

Graduates acquire a strong background in theoretical and applied principles of diverse areas such as machine learning, data sciences, parallel processing, communication systems, control systems, digital signal processing, computer networking, and computer security etc.

The program provides students with:

  • Current and relevant technical knowledge
  • Extensive practical hands-on experience
  • The opportunity to participate in faculty research projects
  • The convenience of attending all classes in the evening
  • Small class sizes (11-to-1 student-to-faculty ratio) and an academically stimulating environment
  • Electrical and Computer Engineering Courses

    Selected course offerings:

    • Automatic Control Systems
    • Communication Systems
    • Computer Networking
    • Parallel Processing
    • Computer Security
    • Machine Learning
    • Data Sciences
    • Wireless Communications
    • Digital Signal Processing
    • Software Engineering
    • Data Mining

  • Career Opportunities

    This degree prepares students for highly technical positions in fields such as:

    • Machine Learning
    • Data Sciences
    • Robotics
    • Parallel Processing
    • Computer networking
    • Communications systems
    • Control systems
    • Semiconductor devices
    • Embedded systems
    • Digital systems design

  • Degree Plan

    The Master of Science in Electrical and Computer Engineering is a 30-credit hour program.

    Students can take up to six credits from out of their major area, in consultation with their advisor.

  • Admission Requirements

    To be considered for the program, applications should have a bachelor’s degree in Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering or a closely related discipline. Applicants who earned a bachelor’s degree in a closely related discipline, such as computer science, physics or mathematics may be admitted with the provision that they take some prerequisite courses. The Graduate Program Director will evaluate these cases on an individual basis. We do not require GRE scores from the applicants.

    International Students

    • International students must submit the TOEFL scores and show a minimum of 80 in the Internet-based test or 213 in the computer-based test or 550 in the paper-based test.
    • TOEFL score 80-82 is acceptable with the provision that the student takes EN6301 during the first semester at St. Mary’s University.
    • As an alternative to the TOEFL, International Student can take the IELTS test and show a minimum score of 6.5 or better. A score of 6.0 is acceptable with the provision that the student takes EN6301 during the first semester at St. Mary’s University. No student will be admitted with score lower than 6.0 in the IELTS test.
    • A third option for an international student is a Duolingo English test score of 105 or above.

Financial Aid

St. Mary’s offers various scholarships, grants and assistantships to graduate students. Military, their dependents and Department of Defense employees may be eligible for a tuition discount.

Please contact the Office of Financial Assistance at 210-436-3141 or finaid@stmarytx.edu for additional information or visit www.stmarytx.edu/finaid.

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