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Auburn Engineering's Graduate Programs are designed to provide students with multidisciplinary, collaborative research opportunities for scholarship and discovery. A key component of our strategic plan is to significantly increase our number of exceptional graduate students, and our commitment to world-class research. We offer unique opportunities for students to engage in programs at the frontier of engineering education and innovative research.

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Graduate Programs of Study

The Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering offers on-campus graduate programs of instruction and research leading to the degrees of Master of Science (thesis or non-thesis options) and the Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.). The M.S. degree programs may also be earned online .

Instruction is offered and research facilities are available to support graduate study in control systems and robotics, digital signal processing and communications, wireless engineering, electromagnetics modeling and analysis, microelectronics and microelectromechanical systems (MEMS), magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), power systems, digital systems, and computer engineering. Additionally, individualized programs that cross the traditional boundaries of engineering, mathematics, and the sciences can be accommodated.

The Department also offers a Graduate Certificate in Power Engineering, which can be earned by completing 12 credit-hours of graduate-level power engineering coursework. The certificate is available to both on-campus and online students.



(Late applications will be reviewed at the next deadline.)

Spring Admission
  • September 15 (Highly selective - Minimal financial aid available)

Fall Admission

  • December 15* (Priority consideration of admission and financial support)
  • May 1 (Final date to apply for fall admission)   



  • Fill out the online graduate application . All supporting materials (except transcripts), including three letters of recommendation, must be submitted online.
  • Have ETS send GRE (and TOEFL for international applicants) scores to Graduate School, Auburn University (university code 1005; no need to specify the departmental code). NOTE: ECE accepts the ``GRE at Home'' . All applications will be evaluated, but complete applications that include scores are preferred.
  • Electronic transcripts from U.S. institutions should be sent to:  Sealed transcripts from international institutions must be mailed to:

          The Graduate School
           106 Hargis Hall
           Auburn University
           Auburn, AL 36849-5122
           Phone: +1 (334) 844-4700

  • Are you a domestic student? Your application for admission to an on-campus graduate ECE program is FREE (no application fee)!





Ujjwal Guin, Associate Prof. and Graduate Program Co-Officer

Ed Muljadi, Full Prof. and Graduate Program Co-Officer

Hunter Burch, Assistant Prof. and Graduate Program Co-Officer

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