Master of Science in Computer Engineering

The computer industry is one of the fastest growing segments of our economy. To maintain a competitive edge, industry and commerce must continue to make creative scientific and engineering advances as well as produce high quality products. More than ever there is a demand for computer engineering professionals who can motivate and lead the technical workers responsible for these advances. The Master of Science in Computer Engineering (MSCE) program emphasizes effective optimization of computer systems within organizations to strengthen competitive advantage. The program covers research, design, development and testing of computer hardware and software, along with the project management and leadership skills necessary for increased responsibility in the engineering field.


  • Design advanced computer architectures
  • Use advanced techniques for life-cycle design of software systems
  • Use modern information system security techniques
  • Design advanced CMOS circuitry
  • Effectively use project management techniques

Degree Requirements

Courses: Core

CE605Modern Computer Architecture


CE660Modern Computer Design


CE690Computer Engineering Capstone


CS651Computer Systems Security Foundations


CS671Software Systems Engineering Process


EE600Modern Solid State Devices


EE660Modern Electronic Design


INTD670Leadership and Ethical Decision-Making


SE600Systems Engineering I


SE610Systems Engineering II


Total Credit Hours:40

Courses: Electives

CS Elective Select one CS 600-level course


EE ElectiveSelect one EE 600-level course


Total Credit Hours:8

Total Credit Hours: 48

Admission Requirements

The CTU Master of Science in Computer Engineering degree program is designed to provide technical depth in engineering topics that require a solid foundation in advanced mathematics (including calculus, differential equations and linear algebra), engineering and physics. Students from a non-engineering undergraduate background will not be considered for this degree program at this time.


  • Colorado Springs
  • Virtual Campus

Area of Study

  • Engineering & Computer Science