Master of VLSI and Microelectronics

The purpose of this degree program is to prepare students for leading edge positions in industry in the areas of VLSI and microelectronics. The professional Master of VLSI and Microelectronics is a course-only degree program that prepares students for professional practice.

The admission requirements for this degree follow the existing admission requirements for other professional master’s degrees in the ECE department. Students whose accredited B.S. degree is not in electrical engineering may pursue the professional master’s degree, provided that they have an adequate background and can demonstrate proficiency in the material contained in undergraduate courses equivalent to Illinois Institute of Technology’s:

ECE 211
ECE 213
Circuit Analysis I
and Circuit Analysis II
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ECE 218Digital Systems4
ECE 307Electrodynamics4
ECE 308Signals and Systems3
ECE 311Engineering Electronics4
MATH 251Multivariate and Vector Calculus4
MATH 252Introduction to Differential Equations4

A student may demonstrate proficiency by successfully completing the courses or by demonstrating satisfactory performance in one or more special examinations administered by the ECE department.

Curriculum

Minimum Degree Credits 30
Maximum 400-Level Credit 12
Minimum 500-Level Credit 18
Maximum Transfer Credit 9
Core Courses (16)
ECE 4253
ECE 4294
ECE 4303
ECE 5293
ECE 5753
Computer Engineering (3-4)
Select a minimum of one course from the following:3-4
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Electronics (3)
Select a minimum of one course from the following:3
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General Electives (12)
Select 12 credit hours of electives from ECE 400-799 112