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administrative contact

Ann Lemine-Turner
Computer Science & Electrical Engineering
phone: 304-293-2028

program contact

Muhammad Choudhry
phone: 304-293-9685
fax: 304-293-8602

Program Details

Program Description

The Lane Department of Computer Science and Electrical Engineering is home to more than 350 undergraduate students, 250 graduate students, 32 tenure track faculty, 11 research faculty, and 12 staff members.

Career Profile

The doctor of philosophy program should be considered by those with superior academic achievement and who desire to pursue a career of research or teaching.

Delivery Methods Available

  • on campus

Graduate Program Application Requirements

Applicants must arrange for official copies of transcripts and test scores to be sent directly to the WVU Office of Graduate Admissions and Recruitment at PO Box 6510, Morgantown, WV 26506-6510. If being sent by delivery service (Federal Express, UPS, etc) requiring a street address, please use WVU Office of Graduate Admissions and Recruitment, 1500 One Waterfront Place, Morgantown, WV 26501. The program requirements listed below (if any) are in addition to the main WVU Graduate Application.

  • See "Additional Information" below for other requirements

English Language Proficiency

All applicants whose first language is not English must provide proof of English language proficiency. WVU accepts either the TOEFL or the IELTS for this purpose. Please see Office of Admissions - English Language Proficiency for more information.

Pre-Qualification Process

Completion of master of science in computer science, electrical engineering, or an equivalent degree. In the absence of a MS degree, an equivalent number of hours of graduate study preparatory for the PhD study as determined by the Advisory Examination Committee.
Additional coursework of 18 hours serving as appropriate preparation for the Ph.D. study. For all majors, PhD course work must include at least 6 credit hours of 600 or higher level courses (not independent or directed studies.)
Successful completion of the Qualifying Exam Process.

Additional Information

Please see

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Prospective students should apply online at:

Application Priority Dates and Deadlines

  • Fall Deadline: April 1
  • Spring Deadline: October 1


WVU is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.

WVU is fully accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.