The Lane Department of Computer Science and Electrical Engineering offers Doctor of Philosophy degrees in Computer Science and Information Science, Electrical Engineering, and Computer Engineering. 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. While each of these degrees requires unique skills and accomplishments, the department employs a well-established structure that all students must follow in pursuit of these advanced degrees.
The common educational objectives of all the graduate programs in the Lane Department is to produce graduates who have the knowledge, skills, and attitudes that will ensure success in professional positions in business, industry, research, government service, or in further graduate or professional study.
Program Application Requirements3 Letters of recommendation
Program Application Test RequirementsGRE
Fall DeadlineApril 1
Spring DeadlineOctober 1
English Proficiency Requirements
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. Learn more about our English language proficiency requirements.
WVU is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.