Electrical, Electronics, and Computer Engineering

University of Michigan - Dearborn

Ph.D. On Campus
60 months
890 USD/year
890 USD/year
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The Electrical, Electronics, and Computer Engineering Ph.D. program at University of Michigan - Dearborn  addresses the critical need for engineers who are proficient in emerging technologies, knowledgeable in the latest advancements in science and engineering and research that combines deep knowledge in both electrical and computer-related areas. 


The Electrical, Electronics, and Computer Engineering Ph.D. program at University of Michigan - Dearborn is aimed primarily at those who wish to have academic as well as research and development careers.  

Program goals

The Ph.D. in EECE has the following program goals and learning outcomes:To train talented students who will conduct original and innovative research in the engineering field, educate future generations, and play leading roles in developing cutting-edge technologies while working in academia, industry, and government.

  • A. A strong foundation in the theoretical principles and techniques from science, engineering, and mathematics needed for advanced engineering design and development. (Tag: Theory)
  • B. An ability to use modern engineering software, processes, devices, and diagnostic tools for advanced engineering design and development. (Tag: Tools)
  • C. An ability to read, understand, and critically evaluate the research literature in their chosen domain and contribute original scholarship in the form of peer-reviewed publications and technical presentations. (Tag: Scholarship)
  • D. An ability to conduct original research in the field of electrical and/or computer engineering. Students will be able to design and conduct experiments, collect meaningful data, use appropriate analysis tools and techniques to understand the data, evaluate system performance, and critically evaluate performance in comparison to other state-of-the-art approaches. (Tag: Research)

Programme Structure

Courses included

  • Dynamical Systems
  • Integral Equations
  • First Course in Modern Algebra
  •  Numerical Solutions of Partial Differential Equations
  • Partial Differential Equations
  • Stochastic Processes

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 60 months

Start dates & application deadlines




36 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).

Other requirements

General requirements

Students must have a minimum GPA of 3.2 in their previous coursework to be admitted to the EECE Ph.D. program. In addition to coursework, the Ph.D. program committee will examine several aspects of a prospective student’s record, these include:

  • GRE scores,
  • English language proficiency exam,
  • 3 letters of recommendation,
  • a statement of purpose indicating the intended field or fields of research and prior R&D experience, and
  • a personal statement that describes the background and life experiences, including cultural, geographical, financial, educational or other opportunities or challenges that motivate the decision to pursue a Ph.D. degree at the University of Michigan-Dearborn.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    890 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 445 USD per semester and a duration of 60 months.
  • National

    890 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 445 USD per semester and a duration of 60 months.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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Electrical, Electronics, and Computer Engineering
University of Michigan - Dearborn


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