Students in the Electrical and Computer Engineering program from The University of Iowa select an advisor and, with the advisor, plan an individual program bounded only by the broad guidelines of the Graduate College and the program.
- Engineering is a well-respected profession that is used as a foundation for a variety of careers in industry, medicine, law, government, and consulting. Graduates consistently rank among the most sought after and highest-paid technology professionals.
- Engineering Career Services develops and promotes experiential education and professional opportunities for students. Professional staff coordinate the college's co-op and internship program, engage in employer outreach, and provide opportunities for students to network with employers, including an engineering career fair and other career-development programming each semester.
- The Doctor of Philosophy program in electrical and computer engineering requires a minimum of 72 s.h. of graduate credit.
- At least 45 s.h. must be earned in formal coursework (not in thesis work or other independent study), including 30 s.h. from an approved list of electrical and computer engineering courses.
- 36 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- StartingApplication deadline not specified.
DisciplinesElectrical Engineering Electronics & Embedded Technology View 12 other PhDs in Electronics & Embedded Technology in United States
We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.
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- Applicants must meet the admission requirements of the Graduate College; see the Manual of Rules and Regulations of the Graduate College on the Graduate College website.
- Applicants must have a g.p.a. of at least 3.25 on all electrical and computer engineering, mathematics, and physics coursework.
- Each application is reviewed individually. Extenuating circumstances may permit deviations from the usual standards.
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