We like to say it hasn’t been done—yet. At Michigan Technological University, you can conceive, analyze, design, integrate, and evaluate the next generation of digital systems. Develop the hardware, software, and security infrastructure for the Internet of Things, the future of our connected world. Are you ready?
Our doctorate in computer engineering program research include numerical methods for VLSI CAD, advanced integrated circuit modeling, machine learning, computational intelligence, interconnect optimization, cyber-physical systems, smart homes, smart grids, parallel computing for convex optimization, underwater acoustic communication networks, autonomous vehicles, and many more. External funding for departmental research comes from both government and industry sources.
- On-Campus: PhD
Computer Engineering Program Details
Learn more about the computer engineering program at Michigan Tech. For international students, Computer Engineering is a designated STEM program.
To complete a doctoral degree, students must complete the following milestones:
- Complete all coursework and research credits (see credit requirements below)
- Pass Qualifying Examination
- Pass Research Proposal Examination
- Prepare and Submit Approved Dissertation
- Pass Final Oral Defense
The minimum credit requirements are as follows:
|MS-PhD (minimum)||30 Credits|
|BS-PhD (minimum)||60 Credits|
Individual programs may have higher standards and students are expected to know their program's requirements. See the Doctor of Philosophy Requirements website for more information about PhD milestones and related timelines.
Additional Program Information
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