Graduate Degrees offered: M.S., M.Eng. in Computer Engineering

Computer Engineering students also take core courses that are offered by the Computer Science and Engineering (CSE) Department.   

Please refer to the M.S./M.Eng. Computer Engineering Degree Requirements list for more details. 

Students in the graduate program of Computer Engineering conduct cutting-edge research in a variety of fields including database and information systems, Internet search, graphics, user interfaces, Web-based systems, multimedia and image processing, bioinformatics, intelligent systems, computer architecture, robotics, secure systems, networks, embedded systems, and mobile computing.

Beyond these areas, faculty and graduate students explore interdisciplinary aspects of computer science research through interactions with colleagues in other departments at Lehigh, at other universities, and at corporate research labs. Within Lehigh, collaborations are underway with researchers from all four colleges in areas such as biological sciences, design arts, sociology, management, marketing, economics, and education, as well as the departments of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Industrial and Systems Engineering, and Mechanical Engineering and Mechanics.




The community of graduate students in the Computer Engineering (CompE) program play a critical role in exploring the frontiers of computer science and the potential of computer science to enable dramatic advances in other disciplines.

Master of Science Summary Requirements

Completion of 30 credit hours of work which may include a six credit hour thesis for the Computer Engineering degrees.

  • At least 18 hours at 400 level (15 of the 18 in the major field)
  • No more than 6 hours at the 200 level (only outside of the major field)
  • No more than five (5) special topics courses.

A program of study must be submitted in compliance with the graduate school regulations. 

Master of Engineering Summary Requirements

Completion of 30 credit hours of work.

  •     At least 18 hours at 400 level (15 of the 18 in the major field).
  •     No more than 6 hours at the 200 level (only outside of the major field).
  •     No more then five (5) special topics courses.

Sponsors of Research Projects

National Science Foundation, Pennsylvania Infrastructure Technology Alliance, Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, Christian R. & Mary F. Lindback Foundation, Lockheed Martin

Affiliated Lehigh Research Centers, Laboratories and Institutes

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