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Graduate Program


Our robust research program touches a wide variety of disciplines including computer engineering & architecture, signal processing, communications, medical imaging, digital audio and music, photonics, and nanoscale electronics. To learn more about the department’s current research programs, visit the research page.

Graduate Degree Programs

The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) at the University of Rochester offers a MS and PhD in electrical engineering.

Prospective Students

Questions about the ECE graduate program? You may complete this Inquiry Form, contact Michele Foster, Graduate Administrator, at or visit our ECE FAQ page.  For general information about being a graduate student at Rochester, visit the graduate studies website.

Incoming Students

Congratulations on being accepted into the electrical and computer engineering graduate program! Be sure to review the incoming graduate student checklist to ensure that you’ve filled out the appropriate paper work.

Internship and Employment Opportunities

Student can join faculty members or industry partners in research that spans a range of interests and applications. Visit our job board to view internships and employment opportunities.

Career Outcomes


PhD candidates at their graduation ceremony
Doctoral candidates assemble in Kodak Hall for their commencement ceremony.