Signal Processing Certificate

Certificate #290

Est.imated Completion Time: 12 months

Starts: Fall, Summer

Subspecialty Code: 5306L

Program Area: Naval Engineering

POC: Academic Associate

Modality: Distance Learning


Provides students an understanding of digital signal processing fundamentals, principles, and applications at the advanced level. The certificate provides a solid engineering foundation which covers the fundamental concepts needed to analyze and process digital information in many current applications including video, imaging, audio, communications, networking, underwater, and control applications. This program provides a mixture of instruction and computer-based laboratory exercises that offer students the opportunity to explore concepts and investigate applications in signal processing.

Courses Required

Course Details
Course 1 EC3400
Course 2 EC3410
Course 3 EC4440
Course 4 Choose one of the following:
  • EC3460
  • EC3940
  • EC4400
  • EC4430
  • EC4450
  • EC4480
  • EC4910

Included in degrees & certificates

  • 592

Requirements for Entry

  • Acceptance by the ECE Department: Entrance to the Electrical and Computer Engineering curriculum at NPS is through a three-part requirement consisting of a minimum grade point average at the undergraduate level, a sufficient mathematics background, and a sufficient background in technical undergraduate studies. Applicants with a B.S.E.E. degree usually will satisfy the last two requirements automatically.
  • Command/Company endorsement.

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Other Information

The four course sequence is extracted from the current set of graduate courses required to complete the Signal Processing Systems specialization track offered by the ECE Department.

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