Electronics and Computer Technology (M.S.)

Description

Indiana State University offers the master's in electronics and computer technology online, and on campus, to students interested in technical and management positions in a variety of areas including systems integrator, systems design and development, and project management. This program is a rigorous and individualized program that accommodates the previous experiences, education, and interest of each degree candidate.

  • The master of science in electronics and computer technology (MSECT) is a 32-credit-hour (minimum) program available as an on-campus or as an online program.
  • The on-campus program includes a declared concentration in either automation or information technology.
  • The online program does not have declared concentrations; however the student has the option to focus their program of study in either automation and controls or information technology. All of the core requirements and most of the major courses are offered by distance through the internet. On-campus visits are not required.
  • Either program can be completed in two years (full time). Students also have the option of part-time study.
  • The online program is open to eligible in-state and many out-of-state applicants. The online program is closed to students residing in countries other than Canada and the United States (including U.S. Territories). The exceptions are U.S. military and State Department personnel and their family members with APO/FPO addresses.

Curriculum:

The curriculum sequence for the on-campus program includes:

  • A 12-credit-hour core sequence of research, research application, and project management courses including: ECT 537 Industrial Computer Systems Management; ECT 679 Problems in Electronics and Computer Technology; ECT 680 Seminar: Analysis of Technical Systems; and ECT 698 Research in Electronics and Computer Technology
  • A 9-credit-hour application sequence of electronics and computer technology courses in the declared concentration area
  • A 12-credit-hour elective sequence of major and non-major courses

The curriculum sequence for the online program includes:

  • A 6-credit-hour core sequence of research courses including ECT 680 Seminar: Analysis of Technical Systems and ECT 698 Research in Electronics and Computer Technology
  • A 6-credit-hour research application course of either ECT 697 Major Project or ECT 699 Master's Thesis
  • A 9-credit-hour application sequence of electronics and computer technology courses
  • A 12-credit-hour elective sequence of major and non-major courses

Required Courses

Financial Aid & Assistance

Graduate students may be eligible for federal student loans if they are admitted into graduate degrees (or first-time teacher certification programs) and meet other eligibility requirements. Certificate programs are not eligible for financial aid. Private alternative loans can help students pay college expenses that may not be covered by federal loan programs or other financial aid. For more information, visit financial aid.

In addition, students may be eligible for payment plans and veterans benefits.

Further Information

For further information and assistance, contact:

College of Graduate and Professional Studies
Indiana State University
(812) 237-3619
ISU-GradInfo@indstate.edu

 

The Graduate Catalog and Undergraduate Catalog of Indiana State University are the documents of authority for all students. The requirements given in the catalogs supersede information issued by any academic department, program, college, or school. The University reserves the right to change the requirements at any time.

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Contact

College of Graduate and Professional Studies
Indiana State University
(812) 237-3619
ISU-GradInfo@indstate.edu