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Computer Engineering, PhD

Program Information

School: Erik Jonsson School of Engineering and Computer Science

Program: Computer Engineering

Test Score Required: GRE scores of 154, 156 and 4 for the verbal, quantitative and analytical writing components, respectively, are advisable based on our experience with student success in the program.

Catalog Page: PhD

Letters of Recommendation: 3

Applicants must submit three letters of recommendation from individuals able to judge the candidate’s probability of success in pursuing doctoral study.

Admissions Essay: Yes

Applicants must also submit an essay outlining the candidate’s background, education and professional goals.

Deadlines: University deadlines apply.


Mehrdad Nourani
Associate Head for CE   
Office: ECSN 4.924 

Patricia Williams 
Graduate Program Information  
Office: ECSN 3.324

Possible Careers

Professor; Researcher; Consulting Engineer in the public and private sector.

Salary Information

See Bureau of Labor Statistics for detailed salary information on these careers. Another great resource is the Occupational Outlook Handbook.