Electrical and Computer Engineering M.S. and Ph.D.

Why Electrical and Computer Engineering?

The Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) Department at UC Santa Cruz aims to achieve engineering discoveries that benefit humankind through a combination of curiosity, open-mindedness, and inclusiveness. We aim to provide graduate students with inspiration and quality education, believing that rigor, creativity, and excitement should be part of the Electrical and Computer Engineering curriculum.

The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of California, Santa Cruz offers M.S. and Ph.D. degree programs in the following areas: 

Electronic Circuits and Energy Systems
Photonics and Electronic Devices
Robotics, Control, and Cyber-Physical Systems
Signals, Image Processing, and Communications

Questions regarding the application process can be directed to the Graduate Advisor. Questions regarding the Electrical and Computer Engineering curriculum and research by faculty can be directed to the Graduate Director.

Please refer to the Division of Graduate Studies Admissions website for our current application due date.

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*GRE requirement is no longer required for Electrical and Computer Engineering MS and PhD applications and will not be considered if submitted.