Graduate Study Overview

The Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (EECS) offers the following graduate degree programs: a Master of Engineering in Electrical Engineering, Doctor of Philosophy in Electrical Engineering, traditional Master of Science in Computer Science, and a Doctor of Philosophy in Computer Science. The EECS Department also offers a Graduate Certificate in Cybersecurity.

The master's degree programs are intended for students who want the opportunity to obtain some expertise in research in specific research areas.

The Ph.D. degree programs are intended for candidates who have the ability to demonstrate an in-depth understanding of the chosen subject matter and make an original contribution to knowledge in their chosen field of specialty.

Through the years, the College of Engineering and Architecture (CEA) at Howard University has been among the top schools in the nation in the number of engineering degrees awarded to African Americans and other minorities. The Department of EECS has made significant contributions in this area.

News

Commemorating the Life of Professor Emeritus Arthur Sanderson Paul, Ph.D.

Tue, July 14, 2020

We commemorate the life of Alumnus and Professor Arthur Sanderson Paul, Ph.D., professor emeritus in the Department of Computer Science. Dr. Paul served at Howard University for over 38 years as a faculty member in the College of Engineering and Architecture, then known as the College of Engineering, Architecture, and Computer Sciences. After graduating from Presentation Brothers College in St. George’s, Grenada, Dr. Paul attended Howard University as a mechanical engineering major. Read More >>

Meet Karsh STEM Scholar Nicole Sullivan

Tue, July 14, 2020

A native of Cerritos, California, rising Computer Science Junior Nicole Sullivan always wanted to be a scientist. Science was her favorite elementary school subject because she loved discovering things. When she was in middle school, Sullivan came across a website that featured computer games created by students. She was intrigued. In that moment she decided that computer science was the path for her.Read More >>

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