Professional Masters of Engineering

Electrical & Computer Engineering

When Almost all UVA CGEP courses are delivered in a real-time, interactive format. Our online learners take classes with their on-grounds student peers. That said, you always have the option of viewing classroom recordings at your convenience. Class days are generally Mondays/Wednesdays or Tuesdays/Thursdays. Class times are generally in the afternoon and evening hours.
Average Time to Complete Most students will take a class or two at time and complete the degree in 3 to 5 years.

About the Program

UVA | Master’s | Online – Earn your professional Electrical & Computer Engineering Masters of Engineering degree online from the University of Virginia – one of the top-ranked universities in the nation. We’ve been delivering accredited engineering courses to students electronically for over 30 years, making their dreams of professional advancement possible even while they maintain a demanding career.  It’s all about the flexibility!

Almost all CGEP courses are delivered in a real-time, interactive format, where learning occurs alongside on-grounds student peers. That said, you always have the option of viewing classroom recordings at your convenience. Work toward your degree or take a single class. You can even take classes toward your degree from one of our four partner institutions.

Courses & Requirements

30 credit hours | Course Checklist

In this graduate program, students can explore the fields of automatic control, digital systems, pattern recognition and image processing, computer aided design, semi-conductor devices, networks, microwave systems, optics and optoelectronics, and more. Degree plans must include at least one course chosen from three different ECE subject areas. The subject areas are:

  • Circuits
  • Communications
  • Digital Systems/Computer Engineering
  • Control Systems
  • Electromagnetics, including Optics
  • Signal and Image Processing•Solid State Devices, including Nanoelectronics

Cost & Financial Aid

UVa CGEP Tuition & Fees (Academic Year 2016-2017):

In-State Tuition: $620/credit hour ($1860/3-credit course)

Out-of-State Tuition: $1019/credit hour ($3057/3-credit course)

Comprehensive Fee: $35/credit hour ($105/ 3-credit course)

(The in-state and out-of-state totals are $1,965 and $3,162, respectively, for each 3-credit course.)

Student Support

We know the path to higher education can be daunting, which is why we’re here to help.

As a student of the Roanoke Higher Education Center, you will have access to:

  • Library collections and services
  • Computer lab with printer/copier
  • Student lounge with high-speed wireless Internet
  • Cafe serving breakfast, lunch, and dinner
  • Free parking with a student parking pass

As a student of the University of Virginia, you will have access to:

How to Apply

  1. Complete a School of Engineering Graduate Application to the degree program or submit a Permission to Enroll form to take a class as a non-degree seeking student.
  2. A complete application to the degree will include the online application form, CV/resume, test scores, official transcript(s), letters of recommendation, and an essay.

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