About Our Graduate Program

The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at NC State University is a great place to advance an undergraduate education. Our collection of prestigious professors, degree options, superior facilities, and proximity to leading research and technological institutions combine to create an unparalleled learning environment.

Raleigh, the state capital of North Carolina, is home to North Carolina State University and is consistently rated one of "America's Best Places to Live." Located mere miles away, Research Triangle Park (RTP) is the technological hub of the East Coast; it combines the needs and resources of area industry with the teaching and research capabilities of North Carolina State University, Duke University, and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Masters In Electrical Power Systems Engineering

Graduate Students in Action All graduate programs within the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering are operated from Engineering Building II (EB II) on NC State's Centennial Campus, adjacent to the University's historic Main Campus. Several corporate headquarters, research & development labs, and satellite offices are nestled among the NCSU teaching and research facilities on Centennial Campus. This extension of NC State was designed to build a strong relationship between the University and area industry, including RTP.

Graduate programs in Electrical and Computer Engineering provide a variety of excellent education and research opportunities for outstanding students from around the world. Our Master's Degree Program offers a variety of options for specialization including a Master of Science in either Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, or Networking (available via distance learning or on-campus enrollment). Also, a strong Ph.D. program is available for students who wish to complete their education in the field of Electrical and Computer Engineering.

Best Graduate Schools 2017

Our superior degree programs are made possible by a nationally recognized faculty that consists of over 54 tenured and tenure-track professors as well as Adjunct and Visiting lecturers, many of whom possess extensive experience in industry. Our elite faculty is bolstered by 5 Alumni Distinguished Professors, 22 IEEE Fellows, 16 recipients of the National Science Foundation's CAREER Award (presented to the nation's most promising young faculty members), and several University Outstanding Teachers.

Our Vision

The goals of our graduate program are producing graduate students who create new knowledge that projects a significant presence in national and international forums; graduating doctoral students obtain research positions in top academic, industrial, and government institutions; and funding all doctoral and a majority of master's students throughout their studies.

Contact Us

Still have questions? The staff of the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering Graduate Office is available to answer any questions you may have. Current students contact us at: ecegradoffice@ncsu.edu. Prospective students contact us at: eceadmissions@ncsu.edu

Paul Franzon
Director of Graduate Programs
Ginger Yu
Associate Director of Graduate Programs
Fenile Jones
Graduate Student Services Specialist
Celeste Barton
Graduate Recruiting and Admissions Specialist
Amy Roosje
Graduate Administrative Support Associate