Computer Engineering (Ph.D.)


The department of Electrical and Computer Engineering has been a leader in innovation for more than a century.  The ECE faculty prepare students for the vast, fast-paced field of electrical and computer engineering by emphasizing the fundamentals, while teaching them how to think creatively and work collaboratively.

The department now offers master’s and Ph.D. degree programs in both electrical engineering and computer engineering.


  • This program is offered on-campus.

Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Computer Engineering

Next Steps

Western Regional Graduate Program

The Master of Science (Ph.D.) in Computer Engineering is part of the WICHE – Western Regional Graduate Program exchange. Visit our WRGP webpage to learn about eligibility and the application process.


Coursework, credit requirements, and more information is available in the Colorado State University general catalog. Please contact your department representative with program-related questions.

Student Employment

Graduate students interested in employment positions (GTA, GRA, GSA appointments and hourly positions) should contact their advisor and their departmental graduate coordinator for the process to apply.

Financial Aid