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Shorelight helps international students attend top universities in the U.S.

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University of Massachusetts - Amherst

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The University of Massachusetts Amherst (UMass Amherst), ranked #26 of 700 public four-year colleges and universities in the US, offers top programs in computer- and electrical engineering to help students become innovators in new technologies.

  • #26 Top Public SchoolsU.S. News & World Report, 2021
  • #58 Graduate Electrical EngineeringU.S. News & World Report, 2021


MS in Electrical and Computer Engineering

Master in-demand engineering skills to grow your career. The MS in Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) is a sixteen-month program providing high-level training and hands-on work experience in cloud software development, computer networks, cybersecurity, embedded systems, hardware development, the Internet of Things (IoT), system research, and systems software.

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Course Details

Equip yourself with the right tools to succeed in a rapidly changing landscape and learn how to engineer solutions for the future.

Important Dates

Summer 2021

Application Deadline

May 5, 2021

Orientation Start Date

May 15, 2021

Program Start Date

May 19, 2021

How To Apply

We offer a streamlined application process for international students.

  1. Complete your application

    Our advisors walk you through everything you need – transcripts, English scores, passport & more.

  2. Submit additional documentation

    Once you receive a final admission letter, you will need to submit your I-20 request form, certification of finances, and other paperwork.

  3. Apply for your F-1 student visa

    Our staff guides you through the visa application process and helps you prepare for your visa interview, too.

Academic Requirements

Entry requirements vary by program track and graduate level. Please contact an advisor for more detail.




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