Electrical and Computer Engineering
- View the Recorded Online Information Session
- On-site Information Session at Applied Physics Laboratory in Laurel, MD on Monday, November 10, 2014 at 6:00–7:00 p.m. EST
- U.S. News & World Report Ranks Johns Hopkins Engineering for Professionals at #14 in List of Best Online Graduate Engineering Programs
The Johns Hopkins Engineering for Professionals Electrical and Computer Engineering program connects students with faculty actively involved in the development of systems for communication, computation, information transformation, power generation and transmission, measurement, and control.
From a thorough grounding in foundational topics such as electromagnetics, electronic devices, and systems theory, to building the hardware and software architectures of next-generation mobile platforms, participants gain valuable skills for professional advancement. In joining one of the largest graduate degree programs in electrical and computer engineering in the country, students have a unique opportunity to enhance their level of expertise in these important fields.
View the learning outcomes for this program.
Degree and Certificates Offered
- Master of Science in Electrical and Computer Engineering
- Concentrations: Photonics; Telecommunications and Networking
- Graduate Certificate
- Post-Master's Certificate
- Applicants must have earned a grade point average of at least 3.0 on a 4.0 scale (B or above) in the latter half of their undergraduate studies. Significant relevant work experience or a graduate degree in a relevant technical discipline may be considered in lieu of meeting the GPA requirement.
- Degree in an ABET-accredited electrical and/or computer engineering program
- Online application
- Application fee of $75 (fee will be waived for anyone who applies between Dec. 1, 2014 and Jan. 15, 2015)
- Official transcripts from all college studies
NOTE: GRE scores are not required.
Applicants who majored in a related science or engineering field may also be accepted as candidates if their background is judged by the admissions committee to be equivalent to that stated above.
While most applicants apply intending to be a degree candidate seeking a graduate degree or certificate, you may also apply as a non-degree seeking special student. To apply as a special student, you must meet the same prerequisites and requirements as a degree seeking candidate.
Master's Degree Requirements
For more in-depth requirements and a listing of required courses, visit the Program Requirements page.
- Ten courses completed within five years
- Seven courses from the program (including courses from the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering in the Whiting School of Engineering and at least four must be at the 700 level or higher)
- Three electives
Graduate Certificate Requirements
- Five courses completed within three years
- Four courses from the program
- One elective
Post-Master's Certificate Requirements
- Six courses completed within three years
- Four courses from the program
- Two electives
State-Specific Information for Online Programs
Students from Arkansas, Iowa, Minnesota, and Wisconsin should be aware of state-specific information for online programs.