Electrical and computer engineering is a rapidly evolving field with next-generation innovations capable of transforming society.
As an R1 research institution and an electrical and computer engineering leader, Northeastern University offers several master’s degrees to advance your career in this in-demand field.
You will work alongside highly accomplished faculty in state-of-the-art facilities conducting interdisciplinary research. Our strong relationships with major companies, government agencies, and academic institutions—along with our top-ranked cooperative education program—create unique co-op and research opportunities, giving you a competitive edge upon graduation.
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"The ECE department is an exciting research environment because it feels like you're always being exposed to something new. The professors have provided me with much-needed mentorship."
- Burak Erem, MS in Electrical Engineering
With eight concentrations in cutting-edge areas, you can choose the path that aligns with your career goals. You will also conduct research ranging from designing and analyzing high-performance computing systems to new research frontiers on smart power grids, metamaterials, biomedical signal processing, communication systems, robotics, and more.
Meet the growing demand for skilled researchers and specialized professionals that can lead the development of the ever-growing and evolving Internet of Things. Gain the interdisciplinary knowledge and skills to understand, design, implement, and test the autonomous wireless networked systems of tomorrow. This joint program is offered by Northeastern’s leading Institute for the Wireless Internet of Things and the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering in the College of Engineering, together with the Khoury College of Computer Sciences.
Become a highly qualified researcher and specialized professional in the high-demand field of communication networked systems. You’ll gain the knowledge and skills to design, implement, and test wired and wireless networks through a combination of rigorous coursework, master's thesis research, and industry experience.
Master an interdisciplinary approach to this ever-evolving field. Through a technically challenging curriculum, real-world learning, and industry co-op placements, you’ll gain a comprehensive understanding of the algorithms, sensors, control systems, and mechanisms used in robotics to help you stand out in the field and make a transformative impact on society.
Founded in 1898, Northeastern is a global research university and the recognized leader in experiential lifelong learning. Our approach of integrating real-world experience with education, research, and innovation empowers our students, faculty, alumni, and partners to create worldwide impact.
Our global university system provides our community and academic, government, and industry partners with unique opportunities to think locally and act globally. The system—which includes 14 campuses across the U.S., U.K., and Canada, 300,000-plus alumni, and 3,000 partners worldwide—serves as a platform for scaling ideas, talent, and solutions.
Northeastern’s personalized, experiential undergraduate and graduate programs lead to degrees through the doctorate in 10 colleges and schools across our campuses. Learning emphasizes the intersection of data, technology, and human literacies, uniquely preparing graduates for careers of the future and lives of fulfillment and accomplishment.
Our research enterprise, with an R1 Carnegie classification, is solutions-oriented and spans the world. Our faculty scholars and students work in teams that cross not just disciplines, but also sectors—aligned around solving today’s highly interconnected global challenges and focused on transformative impact for humankind.