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Master of Engineering in Computer Engineering

This degree is about hardware: Chip design, CPU architecture, circuit design, and more.

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Master of Engineering in Computer Science

This degree is about programming: Application, database, webpage development, and more.

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Overlapping Concentrations

  • Network security
  • Signal processing
  • Cyber-physical systems
  • Autonymous systems
  • Operating systems
  • Computational theory
  • Graph theory
  • Theory of algorithms
  • Software security
  • Machine learning

Virginia Tech can prepare you

for a career with a premier company, such as Amazon, Northrop Grumman, Microsoft, Qualcomm, Boeing, or at one of the many government agencies.

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Earn your degree in as little as one year. Scholarships available to eligible applicants. Contact our Enrollment Success team by phone or email, or review frequently asked questions.

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Enrollment Success Team



Dannette Gomez Beane
AVP Enrollment Management
Innovation Campus



Samantha Pipkin
Program Coordinator
MEng Program
Computer Science
College of Engineering



Celina Gallegos
Program Coordinator
MEng Program
Computer Engineering
College of Engineering

Robin Jones

Student Support

Robin Jones
AVP Student Services
Innovation Campus 

Application Deadlines

Spring 2022

  • International Oct. 1
  • Domestic Nov. 1

Fall 2022

  • International March 1
  • Priority* March 1

*Priority admission means this is your best opportunity to get an offer based on space and scholarship consideration.

Rolling Admission through June 1st space available

Undergraduate/Graduate 4+1 Master’s Deadline

  • May 15

More about Virginia Tech

Department of Computer Science

  • Approximately $12M in annual research funding from NSF, DOE, DOD, NIH, DOT, government labs (e.g., Oak Ridge, Argonne, Los Alamos)
  • International award winners in 3D User Interfaces
  • Award winning alumnae in diversity in computing 
  • Expert consulting of cyberattack

Bradley Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

  • Transforming wireless connections for connected cities
  • 9 Shanghai Ranking’s National Ranking of Academic Subjects (EE)
  • U.S. News and World Report graduate programs: T19 (EE), T18 (CPE)
  • 4th largest ECE department in the U.S.
  • 140 teaching faculty
  • NSF 2019 research expenditures report ranked ECE in 7th place nationally ($60.8M)