Master of Engineering in Wireless Communications and Computer Networks

Wireless communications and computer networks are a rapid-growing field which requires state-of-the-art engineering skills including wireless network protocols and standards, energy-efficient networking, modeling and performance analysis of distributed and mobile network computing, and cognitive radio networks. In this program, students will be exposed to the core of network communications, gain latest applied computer network techniques including data security and privacy, ability to design embedded system architecture for wireless communication systems and applications, and fundamentals of wireless radio communications and signal analysis.

Minimum Credits Required 30
Maximum 400-Level Credit 12
Minimum 500-Level+ Credit 18
Maximum 700-Level Credit 4
Required Courses (9-10)
ECE 401Communication Electronics3
or ECE 525 RF Integrated Circuit Design
ECE 403Digital & Data Comm Systems3-4
or ECE 405 Digital & Data Comm Syst w/Lab
or ECE 513 Commctn Engrg Fundamentals
ECE 517Wireless Ntwrk Protocols/Stand3
or ECE 544 Wireless and Mobile Networks
Communication Elective (3-4)
Select one course from the following:3-4
Intro to Wireless Comm Systems3
Microwave Circuits and Systems3-4
Microwave Crct&Systs w/Lab
Wireless Comm Systm Design3
Analysis Random Signals3
Commctn Engrg Fundamentals3
Digital Commctn Principles3
Modern Digital Communications3
Coding Distributed Storage Sys3
Coding Reliable Communications3
Info Theory and Applications3
Computer Networks Elective (3-4)
Select one course from the following:3-4
Intro Comp Ntwks with Lab3-4
Intro to Computer Ntwks
Wireless Ntwrk Protocols/Stand3
Perform Eval Compt Ntwrk3
Computer Network Security3
Wireless and Mobile Networks3
Advanced Computer Networks3
Communication Electronics Elective (3-4)
Select one course from the following:3-4
Communication Electronics3
Hybrid Electric Vehicle Drives4
Microwave Crct&Systs w/Lab
Anlys Dsgn Intgrtd Circuits3
RF Integrated Circuit Design3
Fiber Optic Communication Syst3
Antenna Theory3
Microwave Theory3
CAD of Analog IC3
Computer and Embedded Computing Elective (3-4)
Select one course from the following:3-4
Microcomputers/Embedded Comp4
Internet of Things/Cyber Phys3
Computer Cyber Security3
Application Software Design3
VLSI Archs Sgnl Prcs Commnctns3
Computer Org and Design3
Hardwr Security & Adv Comp Arc3
Hardware Software Codesign3
Object-Oriented Program & ML3
Elective Courses (4-9)
Select four to nine credit hours 14-9