Students may apply for admission to the MS Computer Networking degree through either the Department of Computer Science or the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering.

Admissions Criteria

Undergraduate degree in Computer Science, or Computer Engineering, or Electrical Engineering, or (Tele)communicaitons Engineering and GRE general test.

Students who do not have an undergraduate degree in Computer Science, or Computer Engineering, or Electrical Engineering, or (Tele)communications Engineering are required to take the following courses before they apply:

  • Three semesters of calculus
  • One semester of probability/statistics
  • Two semesters of an object-oriented language
  • Data structures
  • One semester of computer organization
  • One semester of signals and systems or discrete mathematics.

How To Apply

Admissions in the program are handled separately by the two departments. In order to allow the corresponding admission committees to better appreciate the qualifications of the applicants, we strongly encourage the students to apply to the department closest to their undergraduate degree. For example, if your undergraduate degree is Electrical Engineering, apply through the ECE Department.

For information about how to apply and also for any questions that you may have regarding your application, please contact the Graduate Admissions office in the appropriate department.