Masters in Computer Engineering MS Degree Program
The Masters in Computer Engineering MS Degree Program 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.
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. For more information visit International Student Services.
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 Merit Award
The University of Bridgeport offers a Merit Scholarship to help deserving students meet their financial obligations of pursuing a graduate degree.
(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.