Curriculum

Computer Engineering, MS Online

Degree Requirements: 30 Credits

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Course Requirements

One must complete a total of 30 credits, as described below, with an overall average of 3.0, to earn a Master of Science in Computer Engineering degree at the School of Engineering. In addition, an average of 3.0 is also required among all regular courses, not counting independent studies including thesis, projects and reading courses. At least 15 out of 30 credits should be graduate ECE credits (courses with EL-prefix). Remaining course can be either EL or CS prefixed courses.

Core Courses (6 Credits)

The core courses cover fundamental material and should be taken as early as possible. An advanced course subsequent to a core course may be taken in lieu of the core course, upon approval by the program advisor. All students must choose two out of the following core courses:

Electives (21 Credits)

Other graduate ECE and CSE courses (courses with EL and CS prefixes) can be found on the electives page. At least 15 out of 30 credits should be graduate ECE credits (EL numbered courses). Up to two graduate courses can be taken from other science, engineering, or management departments at NYU. The total number of credits for 5000-level EL courses and non-EL/CS courses cannot exceed 12 credits. Note that credits from 5000-level courses from other departments cannot be counted towards MS/EE degree, except with approval by the program director.

Note about CS-GY 6843 Computer Networking: We expect most students have covered this material in an undergraduate course. Therefore students can only take this course in exceptional cases and only if approved by Professor Yong Liu.

Project Requirements (3 Credits)

One 3-credit advanced project in ECE/CSE (EL-GY 9953 or CS-GY 9963) is required.Certain courses with significant project component may be used to partially satisfy the project requirement, subject to approval by the program director.

MS Thesis Option (6 Credits)

A thesis in ECE/CSE (EL-GY 997X/CS-GY 997X) may be selected to replace the 3-credit Advanced Project and a course from the elective group above.