Doctor of Philosophy in Computer Engineering
The George Washington University - School of Engineering & Applied Science
4 - 6 years
USD 2,075 / per credit
Earliest start date
The Ph.D. in Computer Engineering prepares aspiring scholars and researchers to explore key areas within the computer engineering field, including computer architecture, integrated circuit design, photonic computing, high-performance computing, and network computing.
Students can expect to work closely with a faculty advisor in their chosen research area to create a curriculum plan and guidance for the doctoral dissertation. Students may also be expected to teach introductory-level courses to undergraduates, present conference papers, and work with faculty on research grant applications.
Faculty Advisor & Research Focus
We strongly recommended that prospective doctoral students determine a faculty member in the department with whom they would like to work and a research area of interest.
Scholarships and Funding
The School of Engineering & Applied Science offers scholarships and funding opportunities for master's and doctoral students. We offer merit-based tuition discount scholarships for master's program applicants along with research assistant and teaching assistant positions for doctoral applicants. Please contact us to learn more about these opportunities as well as additional resources for funding opportunities available at other organizations that can be applied to your studies at GW.