Graduate Studies at ECE
ECE Graduate Affairs Office
The School of Electrical and Computer Engineering has the largest ECE graduate program in the U.S., providing large depth and breadth of opportunities for students. With over 110 faculty members at three campuses, ECE covers a broad range of research topics and offers over 100 graduate-level ECE courses in a wide selection of areas. The school is home to 11 areas of specialization, over 20 research centers and consortia, and numerous laboratories.
The ECE graduate program consistently ranks very highly in the annual U.S. News & World Report graduate program rankings, usually in the range of 5th or 6th. During the last five years, ECE has averaged $55-$60 million per year in corporate, governmental, and research foundation support. Our graduates are among the most sought after in the world.
The breadth and depth of the program, the quality of the education, and the opportunities available to our graduates make Georgia Tech an excellent choice for any student seeking a graduate degree in ECE. With a firm grounding in the basics and the latest technical knowledge, ECE graduates are employed with the world's top high-tech companies and research universities and in governmental agencies and entrepreneurial small businesses.
ECE graduate degree options at Georgia Tech include the M.S./M.S.E.C.E. non-thesis option, the M.S./M.S.E.C.E. thesis option, and the Ph.D. These degrees may be pursued at the main Georgia Tech campus, as well as at Georgia Tech-Lorraine, the Institute's European campus. We offer dual degree M.S. programs with several universities in Europe, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Politecnico di Torino (Italy), and Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology. (KAIST). The M.S. degree can be obtained anywhere in the world through our online degree program. Students interested in interdisciplinary degrees may work towards a Ph.D. in Robotics or an M.S. or Ph.D. in Bioengineering. For more specific information, visit the degrees offered section of the ECE web site. The Georgia Tech Cooperative Education Program allows graduate students to gain valuable work experience with opportunities in the U.S. and abroad.
Applying to the Graduate Program
- Applications and admissions
- Financial assistance
- Information for international students
- Contact ECE Graduate Affairs Office
Last revised on December 8, 2014.