The Department offers a Doctor of Engineering (D.Eng.) degree with concentration in Electrical and Computer Engineering in accordance with the admission criteria and degree requirements specified in the Frank Batten College of Engineering and Technology section in this catalog. The curriculum of this concentration consists of 18 credit hours of ECE 600 and 800 level courses as core courses, 18 credit hours of graduate coursework in the area of specialization and 12 credit hours of applied doctoral project. The courses need approval of the advisor and the graduate program director. Among the total 36 credit hours of coursework, no more than five graduate courses can be taken in other departments.
Doctor of Engineering Program
The College offers an interdisciplinary Doctor of Engineering (D.Eng.) program to provide the Commonwealth and the nation with exceptionally educated engineering practitioners. These individuals will have developed the highest possible capability to provide innovative solutions in specialized engineering endeavors. The graduates of the program will meet the highest standards for advanced level engineering and leadership positions in industry and government.