The BRADLEY DEPARTMENT of ELECTRICAL and COMPUTER ENGINEERING

Graduate Programs | ECE | Virginia Tech

GRADUATE PROGRAMS

Research-Based Graduate Programs
Professionally-Oriented Graduate Programs

Graduate Studies

Graduate studies in electrical and computer engineering help students delve deeply into the technology and hone their research and design skills.

Graduate students work with faculty advisors to extend knowledge and technology in the field. Projects range from developing brain implants for treating neurological disorders to building the world’s smallest adapter.

ECE’s research portfolio typically realizes about $35 million annually, with funding from the National Science Foundation, the National Institutes of Health, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, and from companies like Boeing, Intel, Motorola, Northrup Grumman, and 3M Company among others.

ECE consistently places among the best engineering graduate schools in the country, with top ranked research programs like Power Electronics Systems, Space and Atmospheric Sciences, and Wireless and Secure Systems, which are among the largest and most renowned programs in their fields.