Computer Engineering | NYU Tandon School of Engineering

Computer Engineering

A pathway for individuals without a STEM background to a graduate degree in computer engineering and a career in an in-demand field.

In our constantly evolving society, we expect our computers of all shapes and sizes to meet more complex needs every day. Computer engineers have a leading role in developing the models that drive this advancing technology, placing them at the forefront of innovation. Experts in computer engineering have the opportunity to focus on a broad range of disciplines, including information technology, computer design and engineering, operating systems and networks, computer architecture, and software applications, among others.


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Pathway to a Master’s in Computer Engineering

The Bridge Program is your pathway to pursuing a Computer Engineering Master's Degree at NYU Tandon and a career in this dynamic professional field. The M.S. in Computer Engineering at NYU Tandon is an on-campus, two-year, 30-credit program. Students gain practical experience and a theoretical understanding of telecommunications, networks, and microelectronics industries. By teaching the principles underlying the design and integration of computer components and systems, we ensure students have a base from which to launch critical improvements in the field.

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Bridge Program Details

Students must have a four-year bachelor's degree to apply to the Bridge program. Basic proficiency in college algebra and some exposure to programming is recommended for success in the course. Learning a simple programming language like Python prior to starting will help you become familiar with the notion of programming.

Certificates are issued to individuals who receive a grade of C or better. Students who receive a B+ or higher will receive a certificate with Distinction and will be eligible for admittance and receive a GRE waiver for any of the qualifying NYU Tandon master’s degrees, including Computer Engineering. Applicants will need to meet all other Graduate School of Engineering admission requirements.


Bridge Program Topics

  • Fundamentals of system hardware
  • Number Systems
  • Compilation and Execution process
  • Data types and Expressions
  • Branching Statements
  • Iterative Statements
  • Intro to algorithm analysis and Order of growth
  • Coding functions, Abstraction and Runtime stack
  • Arrays
  • Strings
  • Pointers and Dynamic allocation
  • Logic
  • Proofs
  • Sets
  • Mathematical Functions
  • Introduction to Counting
  • Discrete Probability
  • Induction
  • Recursion
  • Searching and Sorting
  • Object Oriented Programming Concepts
  • File Processing
  • Linked Lists
  • Stacks and Queues
  • Trees and Binary Search Trees
  • Intro to OS Concepts
  • Processes & Threads
  • Thread concurrency and deadlocks
  • Memory Management
  • Introduction to Networking
  • Overview of OSI/RM
  • Physical layout of networks
  • Application Layer, Network Layer and Transport Layer

Upcoming Deadlines

Semester

Course
Duration

Bridge
Application
Deadline

Course
Start Date

Defer/
Withdraw 
Deadline

Course
End Date

Next NYU
Tandon
Masters

Next NYU
CUSP
Masters

Winter 2020

17-Week

10/15/19

1/6/2020

2/3/2020

5/1/2020

Online &
On-Campus:
Fall 2020

On-Campus:
Fall 2020

Winter 2020

24-Week

10/15/19

1/6/2020

2/3/2020

6/19/2020

Online &
On-Campus:
Fall 2020

On-Campus:
Fall 2021

Spring 2020

24-Week

1/8/20

3/30/2020

4/27/2020

9/11/2020

Online &
On-Campus:
Spring 2021

On-Campus:
Fall 2021

Summer 2020

17-Week

4/2/20

7/6/2020

8/3/2020

10/30/2020

Online &
On-Campus:
Spring 2021

On-Campus:
Fall 2021

Summer 2020

24-Week

4/2/20

7/6/2020

8/3/2020

12/18/2020

Online &
On-Campus:
Spring 2021

On-Campus:
Fall 2021

The Bridge program starts every winter (January), spring (April), and summer (July). Bridge students who wish to apply for a masters degree must submit an M.S. application. For more information please see our Applying to a Master’s Degree from Bridge webpage.

How to Apply to Bridge

 

Questions?

We are here to help! Call us at 646.997.3623, U.S. Toll-Free at 877.503.7659, or email us at tandon.online@nyu.edu.