MS Degree Programs

Broaden your knowledge and experience with our master’s degree programs, which bring together fundamental education and applied research.

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Degree: Master of Science
Areas of Study: Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, and Systems and Control Engineering

Our master’s degree programs can help you make a major impact in the engineering field. Whether you’re pursuing electrical, computer, or systems and control engineering, our programs will help you gain the depth of knowledge you need to propel your career—and the field—forward. 

In the Department of Electrical, Computer and Systems Engineering at Case Western Reserve University, you can study:

You may select one of three tracks for your MS degree:

  • Thesis-focused MS: requires completion of graduate-level coursework and a research-oriented thesis

  • Project-focused MS: requires completion of graduate-level coursework and a research-oriented project

  • Course-focused MS: requires completion of 30 hours of approved coursework at the 400 level or higher, satisfactory completion of the culminating course-focused experience and additional requirements as specified by the program

The online Master of Science (MS) in Systems and Control Engineering prepares you to manage and conduct research across a variety of systems applications that include bioinformatics, data mining and visualization, systems biology, computer engineering and more. Learn more information about the 100% online Master of Science (MS) in Systems and Control Engineering or the online Master of Engineering with a concentration in Systems and Control Engineering.

Technology plays an increasingly critical role in virtually every facet of our society. Our electrical, computer and systems engineering curriculum will prepare students to work with technologies ranging from smart appliances connected to the Internet and smart buildings that incorporate distributed sensing and control, to the envisioned smart grid that must be controlled, stabilized, and kept secure over an immense network.

All of this makes it vital that our students have access to progressive and cutting-edge education that will prepare them for the fast-paced field. Students in our graduate program typically have high academic standards with proficient reasoning, math and analytical skills.

As a master’s degree student, you’ll be prepared for different and advanced positions in the field, and develop a professional network of peers and industry-leading faculty and staff.