ECE Degree Programs
ECE offers BS, MS, MEng, and PhD degrees.
Bachelor of Science (BS) in Electrical Engineering (EE)
With a degree in electrical engineering, you’ll learn the skills needed to begin a career in a wide range of fields, from robotics to medical imaging.
Bachelor of Science (BS) in Computer Engineering (CE)
As a computer engineering student, you will build a strong foundation in the physical sciences, mathematics, and computer science necessary for engineering computer hardware, software, and networks.
Concentration in Technology Innovation
The Technology Innovation concentration instills an entrepreneurial mindset in BU’s engineering students, preparing them to recognize and exploit opportunities for technical innovations that can lead to viable commercial products and profitable businesses.
Concentration in Nanotechnology
Explore the emergence of nanotechnology and its effects on biomedical, photonic, electronic and atomic systems.
Concentration in Energy Technologies
The Energy Technologies concentration for undergraduates allows students the opportunity to aquire, fundamental understanding of the environmental impacts of various energy technologies, leading to careers in green technology.
Minor in Electrical Engineering
Undergraduates of all majors may opt to complement their degree with an in-depth minor in electrical engineering.
Minor in Computer Engineering
Undergraduates may opt to complement their degree with an in-depth minor in computer engineering.
Master of Science in Electrical & Computer Engineering
Our integrated Master of Science in Electrical and Computer Engineering Degree provides training, skills, and expertise across these traditionally separated domains. It gives you great flexibility in how you shape your Master of Science program and how you present yourself to potential employers.
Master’s Degree Internship Degree Option: Engineering with Practice
The Engineering Practice designation, when added to an MS or MEng degree, recognizes the power of combining rigorous academic coursework with supervised real-world research or industrial applications.
LEAP: A Master’s Program for non-Engineers
A unique program that enables students without an undergraduate engineering degree to earn a master's degree in engineering.
PhD in Computer Engineering (CE): Post-Master’s Degree
Our PhD program provides applicants the opportunity for rewarding interdisciplinary study with world-renowned faculty.
PhD in Electrical Engineering (EE): Post-Master’s Degree
As a PhD student in Boston, you will be in the midst of a vibrant high-tech research community with world-renowned faculty.
PhD in Computer Engineering (CE): Post-Bachelor’s Degree
As a computer engineering PhD student, you will pursue theoretical and empirical studies alongside our world-renowned faculty.
PhD in Electrical Engineering (EE): Post-Bachelor’s Degree
As an electrical or computer engineering PhD student, you will pursue theoretical and empirical studies in a topic area determined by your interests, while working with our world-renowned faculty.
Master’s Degree Specialization Programs
Interdisciplinary specializations in Data Analytics, Cybersecurity, or Robotics add value to your Masters' Degree, giving students an edge in rapidly growing economic sectors that are in need of Engineers.
STEM Educator-Engineer Program (STEEP)
The STEM Educator-Engineer Program program (STEEP) trains middle and high school teachers in science, technology, engineering, or math. Graduates of the program earn a BA in an engineering discipline, an MA in teaching, and are eligible for initial licensure in the state of Massachusetts.