Computer Engineering


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Doctoral Degrees Offered: Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.)

Master Degrees Offered: Master of Engineering (M.Engr.), Master of Science (M.S.)

Online Degrees: Master of Engineering (M.Engr.), Master of Science (M.S.)

Area(s) of Specialization (will appear on all ISU transcripts after graduation): Computing and Networking Systems (M.S., Ph.D.); Predictive Plant Phenomics (Ph.D.); Secure and Reliable Computing (M.S., Ph.D.); Software Systems (M.S., Ph.D.); Very Large Scale Integration (M.S., Ph.D.);

Area(s) of Emphasis (for program use only): Computing and Networking Systems; Information Systems Security/Networking; Software Systems; VLSI Design

Learning Goals that students in this program are expected to meet include:

  1. Demonstrate mastery of knowledge and scholarly literature in their fields of study.
  2. Understand ethical principles and conduct responsible research
  3. Effectively communicate and disseminate their technical contributions.
  4. Students pursuing theses/dissertations shall also demonstrate ability to conduct state-of-the-art research and expand the knowledge base in their fields of study

Doctoral Degree Outcomes

Master's Degree Outcomes

Career Placement Outcomes

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Contact: Stacey Ross
Phone: 515-294-9162
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Application Deadlines: Fall admission deadline is now extended to February 2. September 1 for spring admission

Program Requires GRE: Yes

Program Requires GMAT : No

Graduate Records Examination (GRE) score of 155 or better on the Quantitative section.
Three letters of recommendation are required to be submitted electronically with your on-line application.
The Master of Engineering is a course-based program primarily for online students. For additional information on the Master of Engineering program, click here.
Information and requirements for the Predictive Plant Phenomics (P3) can be found here.

Additional International Requirements:

English Proficiency Minimum:

TOEFL Paper (PBT) 570
TOEFL Internet (iBT) 88
PTE 59

Program Will Review Without TOEFL or IELTS: No

Financial Statement: Application

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