The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering offers the following Bachelor Programs:
Advanced Electronics (Certificate)
The Certificate in Advanced Electronics program is composed entirely of elective courses and provides advanced study in electronic design and device theory for those who wish to enhance their analog and digital design skills, while increasing their knowledge of the underlying device physics.
Applied Electromagnetics (Certificate)
In the Certificate in Applied Electromagnetics program, students receive advanced preparation for careers in electromagnetic engineering, particularly in areas of RF circuits and systems, electromagnetic wave propagation, antenna theory, and electromagnetic compatibility.
Artificial Intelligence, Computer Vision, and Control (M.ENG.)
Gain maximum exposure toward fast-evolving artificial intelligence technologies, machine learning, and methods while particularly targeting electrical and computer engineering topics such as computer vision, medical image diagnosis, power system distribution, robotics, and automation.
Communication Systems (Certificate)
The Certificate in Communication Systems program is for those who want to become proficient in communication system principles and applications. The student will take the two fundamental courses and two courses from a large number of electives, for emphasis in data compression, computer networks, and analog/digital communications.
Computational Engineering, Computational Mechanics Track (M.A.S.)
This program is a unique opportunity for students who thrive on solving complex equations and delving into computer simulations and mathematical algorithms. Coursework in the computational mechanics specialization includes computational techniques, computational fluid dynamics, and statistical quality and process control.
Computer Engineering (Certificate)
Graduates of the Certificate in Computer Engineering program gain proficiency in one of several areas, including VLSI design, computer networks, computer hardware, and software design.
Computer Engineering (M.S.)
Students will gain in-depth experience in the areas of computer hardware design, computer networking and telecommunications, and computer system and application software. This program builds a strong foundation in the design and development of computer systems.
Computer Engineering and Electrical Engineering (M.S.)
Students will gain in-depth expertise in the areas of computer hardware design, computer networks, and software engineering. In addition, explore areas within electrical engineering such as communications and signal processing, electronics and electromagnetics, and power and control systems.
Computer Engineering in Internet of Things (M.A.S.)
This program will equip you with the skills needed to master several key topics in the field of computer networking, embedded systems, system architectural design issues, communication and information systems, smart grids, and cybersecurity.
Control Systems (Certificate)
Engineers who deal with the control and optimization of systems will benefit from the focused coursework in the Certificate in Control Systems program, which provides intensive studies in linear and non-linear systems, optimized control, controllability and stability of systems, and analysis and synthesis of control systems.
Cybersecurity Engineering (M.A.S.)
Gain a firm grasp on theories and practices of data security and privacy, while building a strong computer science background in such areas as data analytics, machine learning, and software engineering. Learn aspects of cybersecurity in hardware, software, and programming.
Electrical and Computer Engineering (M.A.S.)
Students will gain the knowledge and skill set to develop systems for communication, computation, information transformation, power generation and transmission. This program prepares students for dynamic careers in design and development, manufacturing, management, and other areas.
Electrical and Computer Engineering with E3 Specialization (M.A.S.)
This course-only degree program prepares students for leading-edge professional practice in electrical and computer engineering. Students will gain in-depth knowledge and take a deep dive in specialized areas of environmental engineering practice with applications in energy, environment, and economics.
Electrical Engineering (M.S.)
Students will be prepared to make significant contributions to the profession, working in areas of high-impact innovation that range from developing technologies from alternative energy resources and communications advancements, to improving medical imaging and computer hardware and software capabilities.
Electricity Markets (Certificate)
The Certificate in Electricity Markets program is an introduction to both the technical and business sides of a deregulated electric power industry.
Electricity Markets (M.A.S.)
This program offers students graduate-level coursework in electricity suitable for electric power engineers and prepares students to understand both the technical and business side of such changes. Students courses include power system planning, financial planning, and elements of sustainable energy.
Energy Systems, Energy Generation, and Sustainability Track (M.ENG.)
This program prepares students to meet the challenges of generating, storing, and converting energy. Courses in this track include renewable energy technologies, computer-aided design of electric machines, elements of sustainable energy, and next generation smart grid.
Energy Systems, Energy Transmission, and Markets Track (M.ENG.)
This program provides students with in-depth knowledge of power engineering and the managerial skills needed to advance within the industry. Course topics include hybrid vehicle drives, power market operations, and power system transaction management.
Network Engineering (M.A.S.)
Students will prepare for professional practice in network engineering and information technologies. Gain advanced skills in designing systems, products, and services related to network engineering. Protect data, software, and hardware by coordinating, planning, and implementing network security measures.
Power Electronics (Certificate)
In the Certificate in Power Electronics program, students receive professional preparation in the areas of power electronic converters, industrial electronics, switching power supplies, electric/electronic motor drives, and electric power quality.
Power Engineering (Certificate)
The Certificate in Power Engineering program provides power engineers with a solid foundation in the design and analysis of large-scale power systems and state-of-the-art power conversion systems, including power systems control, power electronics, motor drives, design of fault-tolerant systems, power markets, and fundamentals of power system operation and planning.
Power Engineering (M.A.S.)
Illinois Tech’s Master of Power Engineering program prepares students with applicable and theoretical knowledge in power electronics through study in the areas of electric power, power electronics, motor drives, electric machines, renewable energy technologies, and sustainable energy systems.
Signal Processing (Certificate)
Those seeking expertise in the areas of signal and image processing should take the Certificate in Signal Processing program, which offers a wide range of advanced courses in the areas of digital signal processing, data compression, image and speech processing, and pattern recognition.
Telecommunications and Software Engineering (M.A.S.)
In this joint program offered by Illinois Tech’s Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering and the Department of Computer Science, students will take a deep dive into programming and engineering while addressing challenges within the telecommunications field.
VLSI and Microelectronics (M.A.S.)
Gain a firm grasp on growing areas of VLSI and microelectronics in our professional degree program. Key areas of study include circuits, computer networks, control systems, very large-scale integration and computer-aided design, nanotechnology, multimedia processing, and optical communications.
Wireless Communications and Computer Networks (M.ENG.)
Learn the core of network communications and the latest applied computer network techniques, including data security and privacy, the ability to design embedded systems architecture for wireless communication systems and application, and the fundamentals of wireless radio communication and signal analysis.
Wireless Communications Engineering (Certificate)
For communications engineers who want a focused program providing state-of-the-art instruction in the growing field of wireless communications, the Certificate in Wireless Communications program offers fundamental coursework in traditional telecommunications system design as well as computer communication networks.
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