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.

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Cooley Pays it Forward with Tech 4.0 STEAM Technology Teen Workshop

Fri, September 6, 2019

Computer Science Senior Jasmon Cooley is paying it forward with her non-profit startup Tech 4.0. Born and raised in Memphis, Tennessee, Cooley witnessed the absence of engineers and information technology professionals in her environment. She recognized this as a lack of available opportunities and resources. Her goal is to create a pipeline for African American engineering talent, multiplying the number of African American engineers in the United States. Read More >>

Diaz-Caez Visiting Graduate Researcher at Tsinghua University this Summer

Fri, August 23, 2019

Electrical engineering Ph.D. student Christian Diaz-Caez was selected to participate in a National Science Foundation (NSF) IRES project as a visiting graduate researcher at Tsinghua University this summer. The U.S. News and World Report ranks Tsinghua University as No. 1 in Global Universities in China rankings. Read More >>

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