2020 Best Online Computer Engineering Master's Programs

By OnlineU Staff | Updated March 9, 2020
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The 13 online colleges on this list are the best value options for online master's programs in computer engineering, based on their tuition and alumni-reported salaries. Stevens Institute of Technology is the #1 school, with an average alumni salary of $163,500 and charging only $24,780 for their Master of Engineering in Computer Engineering. At #2, Georgia Institute of Technology has one of the lowest tuitions on the list, charging only $16,500 per year for its Master of Science in Electrical and Computer Engineering.

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2020 Online Colleges Offering Computer Engineering Degrees - Ranking Details

Online Master's in Computer Engineering Overview

Some online master's programs are designed to be taken part-time, and these may take up to five years to finish. Core education courses include modern computer architecture, modern computer design, computer engineering capstone, computer systems security foundations, modern solid-state devices, modern electronic design, leadership and ethical decision-making, and systems engineering. Students will also participate in elective courses throughout their time of study. Some online programs may even offer internship opportunities for students to gain hands-on experience before graduation.

Along with a general application, prospective students must have three letters of recommendation written by a professional or academic reference that can attest to the student's likely success in the program. The applicant must also write a letter of intent to showcase his or her own personal goals. GRE test scores may be required for admission.

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