A professional master's degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering can enhance and strengthen a career in industry. The degree is designed for the recent graduate or business professional who wishes to expand his or her engineering knowledge, without completing a thesis. The degree emphasizes practical aspects of engineering, combined with management and communication coursework, allowing graduates to rapidly advance in their careers.
An MECE degree at Rice University provides in-depth instruction in a wide variety of specialization areas, shaping students into leaders in their respective fields, and increasing their know-how. This non-thesis degree can be completed in three or four semesters. The degree is a bridge to industry, designed to provide advanced learning and specialized training in the applied aspects of ECE technology.
A Master of Electrical and Computer Engineering tops Monster.com's list of top 10 best-paying master's degrees, with a median salary of $121,000 — more than the listed median for other engineering fields, including Computer Science.
Where Our Graduates Go
Our graduates have gone on to work at organizations such as:
- Lockheed Martin
What about the PhD program?
Learn more about the differences between our PhD and MECE programs.