Graduate Programs

Master of Science and Doctor of Philosophy

Graduate Programs in Electrical and Computer Engineering

Downtown Portland and Willamette River

Why study electrical and computer engineering at PSU?

Join the largest Electrical and Computer Engineering graduate program in the Pacific Northwest and accelerate your career with a master’s or doctoral degree. The ECE graduate programs welcome and propel students from around the world into career advancement and provide the specialization necessary for competitive jobs in engineering.

We offer:

  • Valuable work experience through internships. We have established a Cooperative Education Option in which students can receive academic credit for engineering work experience. ECE students have interned with Intel, Apple, Tesla, Amazon, startups in Portland, and many other companies both locally and across the country.
  • Expert faculty who bring the best research and real-life perspectives into the classroom. Our faculty tackle some of the world’s most pressing issues. They design applications and develop systems for ensuring security, privacy, utility, easy-of-use. They protect the power grid, develop new sensors to treat Parkinson’s disease, and use machine learning solve problems ranging from air and water pollution monitoring to geothermal energy prospecting. You will learn to develop technologies to make your own unique impact on society.
  • Our "Westside Program" in Beaverton where graduate courses are offered in technical areas that are relevant to engineers working at neighboring technology companies who are looking for professional development. Sufficient courses are also offered to meet the degree requirements for our masters program without having to take time off from work during the day or having to travel to downtown Portland.


Our alumni are impacting the world through the development of technology. Join them in this growing and rewarding field.

M.S. Program Admission Requirements and Application Process

Please follow the link below for detailed information about how to apply to the Master of Science in Electrical and Computer Engineering Program

Ph.D. Program Admission Requirements and Application Process

Please follow the link below for detailed information about how to apply to the Master of Science in Electrical and Computer Engineering Program

Post-baccalaureate Bridge Program to MS Degree

Please follow the link below for detailed information about how students with a bachelors in a field other than electrical or computer engineering can go straight for a masters in ECE.