About the Graduate Program


The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering offers multidisciplinary programs leading to M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Electrical Engineering. Our students are provided with breadth of knowledge in Electrical and Computer Engineering and depth of knowledge in their chosen research area. The department is staffed with a prestigious faculty conducting research in various areas that include:

  • Analog, mixed-signal, and RF electronic circuits
  • Communication and signal processing
  • Computer engineering
  • Control systems
  • Electromagnetics
  • Optoelectronics and microelectronics
  • Power systems

A full range of state-of-the-art laboratories are available enabling faculty and students to conduct research at the cutting-edge of technology.

Graduate Program Information

Admission and Progression Requirements, and all Program Requirements can be found in the Graduate Catalog. Please see the information below:


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Due to COVID-19, we have decided to waive the GRE requirements for ALL applicants for the Fall 2020 and Spring 2021 semesters.

Graduate Program Director:
Dr. Valentina Cecchi (vcecchi@uncc.edu)
Office Hours: Mondays 2-3 PM or by appointment (via Zoom)

Academic Advisor & Graduate Support Specialist:
Ms. Katie Watson (kwatso55@uncc.edu)
Office Hours: Tuesdays 9-11 AM or by appointment (via Zoom)