Graduate Study Overview

The Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (EECS) offers the following graduate degree programs: a Master of Engineering in Electrical Engineering, Doctor of Philosophy in Electrical Engineering, traditional Master of Science in Computer Science, and a Doctor of Philosophy in Computer Science. The EECS Department also offers a Graduate Certificate in Cybersecurity.

The master's degree programs are intended for students who want the opportunity to obtain some expertise in research in specific research areas.

The Ph.D. degree programs are intended for candidates who have the ability to demonstrate an in-depth understanding of the chosen subject matter and make an original contribution to knowledge in their chosen field of specialty.

Through the years, the College of Engineering and Architecture (CEA) at Howard University has been among the top schools in the nation in the number of engineering degrees awarded to African Americans and other minorities. The Department of EECS has made significant contributions in this area.

News

Meet Karsh STEM Scholar Naomi Rankin

Wed, January 22, 2020

A native of the Southwest, Computer Science Sophomore Naomi Rankin always appreciated living in Albuquerque, New Mexico from her early years. It was in elementary school that Rankin began taking STEM classes. From this young age Rankin began to realize she was different from her peers, being the only student of color in her STEM classes. Read More >>

Professor Charles Kim Receives 2019 VIP Consortium Award

Thu, December 5, 2019

Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Professor Charles Kim received the 2019 VIP Consortium Outstanding Research and Dissemination Award for the Vertically Integrated Project (VIP) program at Howard University (VIP@Howard) for his “creation and leadership of the VIP site at Howard University, his introduction of VIP members of a consortium of HBCUs, and for very thought-provoking papers on VIP”. Dr. Kim currently serves as the VIP@Howard coordinator. Read More >>

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