Oakland University

School of Engineering and Computer Science

Doctor of Philosophy in Electrical and Computer Engineering


520 O'Dowd Hall

520 O'Dowd Hall

Rochester, MI 48309

United States





Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Doctor of Philosophy in Electrical and Computer Engineering

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The Doctor of Philosophy in electrical and computer engineering degree is for students who plan careers in industrial or governmental research and development laboratories or problem-oriented agencies, as well as in the academic fields related to electrical and computer engineering. The field of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) is very broad, including areas as diverse as applied electromagnetics, autonomous navigation, bioengineering, communications, computer architecture and hardware design, control systems, digital signal processing, digital image processing, electronic materials and devices, micro- and nano-electronics, pattern recognition, power systems and robotics. The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering is concentrating its efforts in these and other related areas at the Ph.D. level.


Oakland University is accredited as a doctoral degree-granting institution by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.

International Student Requirements:

International applicants requiring an I-20 for a visa must also submit additional documents, including an International Student Supplemental Application, financial documents, transcript evaluations, and proof of English language proficiency (TOEFL, IELTS or MELAB).

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: Yes

International Financial Aid: Yes

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Intensive

Locale: Large Suburb

Size & Settings: 10,000-19,999

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