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ECE MS Field Degree: Earn an Elite U.S. Master’s Degree in China Without Interrupting Your Career

The ECE M.S. Field Degree is a 16-month program designed for working engineers or recent graduates who are looking to grow their career and their skills at the same time. Engineers who want to play a central part in the creation and implementation of new technologies, and bring that new knowledge back to their work, are the ideal candidates for this degree.

Students will learn new approaches to electrical and computer engineering from professors and researchers who are at the forefront of technological innovation in the United States and around the world. Their studies will span two continents, giving students a collaborative and unparalleled cross-cultural learning experience.

Professional Opportunities

Students’ experiences in the program give them an unparalleled professional advantage as they continue to build their careers. Through partnerships with leading international employers such as GE, Amazon, Apple, and Microsoft, students have exclusive access to internship opportunities around the world.


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Program Details

Professional and practical, the program provides high-level training and hands-on experience in cutting-edge technology, which culminates in a design-intensive capstone project. Students progress through the program together as a cohort and are taught exclusively by UMass Amherst professors for the duration of the program.

Students are required to have an undergraduate engineering degree in: Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, or Computer Engineering, with strong performance in math and programming courses. If students have an engineering degree from a program not listed, please contact


1st – 4th Semesters
Shanghai Jiao Tong University in Shanghai, China

3rd Semester Summer Residential Experience (3 weeks of Summer 2018)
UMass Amherst campus in Amherst, Massachusetts, USA


Students are taught by UMass Amherst professors for the duration of the program, both in the classroom as well as using a state-of-the-art, live, video-based virtual platform


Instruction in English with bilingual Chinese (Mandarin) language support

An IELTS score of 6.5 or equivalent is required.


16 months
30 credits


Application deadline: August 18, 2017
Program start-date: August 24, 2017


$45,000 USD