Why ODU for Electrical and Computer Engineering?

Prepare to take a leadership role in your engineering career.

ODU's electrical and computer engineering faculty have combined decades of training and expertise. Through their experience, you will learn both engineering theory and practical application.

Our faculty members are active in cutting-edge research projects and work with various research centers on campus. These include the Applied Research Center, the Frank Reidy Center of Bioelectrics, the Laser and Plasma Engineering Institute, the Virginia Institute for Photovoltaics, and the Virginia Modeling, Analysis, and Simulation Center.

When you graduate, you will earn a Master of Science with a major in Engineering and a concentration in Electrical and Computer Engineering.

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Required Courses

  • 30 credit hours minimum

Your total number of credit hours may vary depending on your undergraduate coursework. This Master of Science requires a final project instead of a thesis. The online course schedule can help you plan your course of study.

Additional graduate courses are offered through the Commonwealth Graduate Engineering Program (CGEP) and the Virginia Consortium for Engineering and Science.

Online Learning Environment

Participate in live, regularly scheduled online class meetings and access course materials online from any location. All courses follow ODU's regular academic calendar.

Careers in Electrical & Computer Engineering

Our graduates have been employed as electrical and computer engineers supporting industries such as:

  • automotive
  • manufacturing
  • systems integration
  • shipbuilding
  • aerospace
  • defense
  • telecommunication

They are also employed as researchers by private research and development labs or by federally funded organizations. Some of our graduates also pursue doctoral degrees and research-oriented careers.

Calculating Cost

  • In-state Virginia Residents$571 per credit hour*
  • Out-of-state Students$595 per credit hour

Rates are effective Summer 2022 and subject to change.
* In-state rate assumes residency requirements are met.

Licensure Disclosure

This program is not intended to lead to a specific state-level license.

If you plan to pursue a professional license or credential, we encourage you to explore requirements through the appropriate credentialing agency or professional organization in your state.

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How to Apply

To apply, you should have: 

  • a B.S. degree in electrical engineering or computer engineering
  • a minimum grade point average of 3.0 overall and in your major

If you have a degree in math, physics, computer science, or other engineering fields, you also are encouraged to apply. Please visit ODU's Graduate Catalog for additional application requirements and prerequisite details.

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You may be able to take up to four courses (12 credit hours) as a non-degree graduate student, before you are accepted into a specific degree program. 

Please contact us to discuss this option with an expert advisor.

Meet Your Team

You'll have a dedicated academic advisor for this program.

Contact us if you have questions about admission requirements, transferring credits, or application deadlines.