Electrical engineers and computer engineers design and develop anything and everything that uses electricity: from the power systems that bring electricity to our homes and communication systems that allow us to keep in touch with family and friends, to the electronic devices, electrical appliances, computers, sensors, and medical equipment that shape our everyday lives.
The M.S.E. program is a two year, full-time program of coursework plus submission of an original thesis. Candidates choose a subarea of computer science on which to focus by taking appropriate courses, and writing a thesis under the direction of an advisor.
The Computing Mathematical Sciences (CMS) Department is nestled in the heart of Pasadena on the beautiful Caltech campus. CMS is home to outstanding students and researchers who share a passion for science and engineering.Study in the computer science option emphasizes rigor and creativity, and is good preparation either for graduate study followed by a research career, or for a variety of professional or entrepreneurial occupations.