UMass Amherst Global: Master’s in Electrical & Computer Engineering

MS ECE Live: Earn an Elite U.S. Master’s Degree in Your Home Country Without Interrupting Your Career

MS ECE Live 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 IoT technologies for example, 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 curriculum will give students a collaborative and unparalleled cross-cultural learning experience.


Application deadline: December 20, 2019
Orientation in country: January 4, 2020
Courses begin: January 7, 2020


Students will have opportunities to interview, obtain internships, do projects and advance in their career at companies that UMass Amherst Global has a relationship with included, but not limited, to: Bosch, Accenture, Apple, Microsoft, Amazon, Cisco, Rockwell Automation, GE and others.

Apply now to see if you qualify for a scholarship. No GRE needed.


You can begin your studies at one of our global study center locations.


In China:

Take Live courses directly on your device wherever you are.

In India:

Bangalore, Hyderabad, Manesar, Mumbai

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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


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 delivered in English with bilingual language support.

An IELTS score of 6.5 or equivalent is required.


16 months
30 credits


Fall and Spring Program Starts: September, January


$40,000 USD

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