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Computer Engineering (Master of Science)

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Full Time / Online and On Campus

At the intersection of technology and innovation, our Master of Science in Computer Engineering will give you the skills and knowledge you need to advance your career in today’s competitive job market. Gain valuable, hands-on experience monitoring, analyzing and redesigning computer systems and components. Get advanced training in computer architecture, embedded design, Internet of Things, and robotics and process automation. Three concentrations to choose from or design a concentration to meet your needs and interests to solve real-world challenges.

Flexible and Convenient

There are 3 options for completing the Master of Science in Computer Engineering to help you balance, work, school and family. These include:

Accelerated 4+1 Master’s degree

Open to current Wentworth students in the final year of their Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering or related major, the Accelerated 4+1 Master’s degree enables you to enroll in master’s-level classes while completing your bachelor’s degree. Earn a master’s degree in just 1 year after graduation.

Full-Time Option

Open to candidates with a BS in Computer Engineering or related major, who are not able to transfer the required graduate-level credits into the program. Choose the thesis or non-thesis option and complete your degree in just 3 semesters.

Part-time Option

Open to working professionals with a BS in Computer Engineering or related major, the part-time program can be completed in as little as 2 years, or up to 4 years, depending on the availability of transfer credits the number of classes taken per semester, and the thesis/non-thesis option chosen. Convenient afternoon and evening classes allow you to continue working while you learn and apply what you are studying to work-related situations.

Thesis

Self-directed scholarly investigation an important part of both the thesis and non-thesis options. The two-course thesis allows you to choose one of four alternative pathways to

undertake the research and development needed to meet your investigational aspirations and career. The alternative thesis pathways are:

  • · a science thesis to establish new knowledge using the scientific method
  • · an engineering thesis to alleviate a deficiency in society or environment
  • · a partnership thesis to address challenges faced by an external organization
  • · an entrepreneurial thesis toward a marketable product or service

Concentrations

· Digital and Embedded Design

· Robotics and Process Automation

· Individualized concentration

Computer Engineers in the World

Job Titles

Top Job Titles for Master’s in Computer Engineering (2020)

· Software Engineers

· Project Managers

· Data Scientists

· Java Developer

· Cloud Engineering Architect

Skills

Top Skills Requested of Master’s-level applicants In Computer Engineering (2020)

· Computer Science

· Software Engineering

· Software Development

· Python

· Agile Software Development

· Java

· SQL

Salary

· Median annual salary, MS Computer Engineering, $129,000.