Computer Engineering (M.S.) Degree

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MS Computer Engineering Program Details

The Master’s Degree in Computer Engineering is a course of study intended to prepare individuals whose undergraduate background is in computer or electrical engineering for advanced professional work in the field and for further study leading to the doctorate. Emphasis is placed on current state-of-the-art applications including parallel computing, image processing, VLSI design, sensing, robotics, mobile computing, automation and the like.

Customized study plans to allow receiving the Computer Engineering M.S. degree while pursuing either the Ph.D. degree in Computer Science and Engineering or the Ed.D. degree in Education are available. Doctoral students in these two programs should consult their respective doctoral advisors to work on their individualized plans.

Admission Requirements

Admission to the program requires an undergraduate degree in engineering, and includes the following fundamental course work:

  • Programming Languages and Techniques
  • Data Structures
  • Digital Design
  • Digital Design Lab
  • Computer Organization
  • Microprocessors
  • Probability and Statistics

Applicants with superior academic credentials but lacking the required background can be admitted subject to their taking the necessary preparatory courses. Applicants are expected to have an average of B or better in their undergraduate coursework.

Please refer to the Graduate Admissions Information for general requirements.


Stem and OPT

The M.S. degrees offered by the School of Engineering at the University of Bridgeport are classified by ICE (U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement) as STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) degrees. Therefore, all International Students who earn an M.S. degree are eligible for twelve (12) months of OPT (Optional Practical Training) and at the end of the twelve months of OPT, the student and the company the student works for, can apply for an extension of seventeen (17) additional months of work, as long as the company is an E-verify company. In summary, a graduate with an M.S. degree can work under OPT in the U.S.A. for a total of twenty-nine (29) months.

Financial Stipends and Scholarships

The following Financial Stipends and Scholarships are available for qualified student applicants. For more information, please refer to Tuition and Financial Aid.

(A) Graduate Scholarship Program

The University of Bridgeport launched a new graduate scholarship program to help deserving students meet the financial obligations of pursuing higher education. For more information, please refer to Graduate Scholarship Program.

(B) Graduate Assistantships, Research Assistantships and Student Workers employment

Graduate Assistantships, Research Assistantships and Student Workers employment are also available for qualified students. For more information, please refer to On Campus Jobs.

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Necessary Voices: “Border Crossings: A Day in the Life of Latino Immigrant Poets @ Schelfhaudt Gallery, ABC Building
Feb 25 @ 4:30 pm – 6:30 pm

Necessary Voices presents poet Bessy Reyna and her lecture titled “Border Crossings: A Day in the Life of Latino Immigrant Poets.”

Necessary Voices is the University of Bridgeport’s dynamic Arts and Ideas Lecture Series, designed to spark University-wide discussion about writing, the humanities, and the arts.

The event is free and open to the public.

May
8
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Commencement 2016 – Division of Health Sciences @ Arnold Bernhard Arts and Humanities Center
May 8 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm

Conferral of Degrees for the Division of Health Sciences’ graduate candidates from the Acupuncture Institute, Fones School of Dental Hygiene, Human Nutrition Institute, Institute, College of Chiropractic and College of Naturopathic Medicine Degrees will take place on Sunday, May 8, 2016 at 11:00 a.m. in the Arnold Bernhard Arts and Humanities Center, André and Clara Mertens Theater, 84 Iranistan Avenue, Bridgeport, CT.