Why Study Here?

Electrical and Computer Engineering degrees from Mason put you ahead of the curve and ahead of the pack. Our students are immersed in academic and research opportunities, developing the skills and knowledge to master sophisticated technical challenges.

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Full time faculty with broad expertise on cutting edge ECE areas
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Mason is the largest public research university in Virginia
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ECE programs at the undergraduate and graduate level

"I learned from some of the best teachers. They were world-class professors in engineering. They had come to Mason from some of the biggest named universities out there, such as Harvard and MIT. We learned from the best."

— Sandra Cauffman, BS Electrical Engineering ’88, BS Physics ’88, MS Electrical Engineering ’95, Deputy Director Earth Science Division in NASA’s Science Mission Directorate

Power Our Digital Society

Consider the advantages of earning your degree with us. You'll learn to:

  • Make modern technology faster, more secure, and highly efficient.

  • Develop hardware and software to generate advances in robotics and embedded systems, as well as communications, power, and space exploration.

While studying at Mason, you can forge your own career path, selecting coursework and projects that emphasize your field of interest. If hardware is your passion, you'll focus on that. If software is what you love, that's what you'll study.

Our degree programs include:

Our graduate certificates include:

Start with an Advantage

When you choose our department, you:

  • Learn from the best professors in the field

  • Gain experience working in teams to conceive, design, and produce solutions to electrical and computer engineering challenges.

  • Have access to our laboratories, including our teaching labs, research labs, design labs, and prototyping space. 

  • Are located in the Washington, D.C., area, where there are many opportunities for rewarding internships, summer jobs, research labs and permanent employment. 

Emerging Specialties

We're also expanding into new areas of specialization, including:

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