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Carnegie Mellon University in Rwanda
Carnegie Mellon University has embarked on an exciting opportunity to transform graduate education in Africa. With a history of excellence in higher education and as a global thought leader in technology innovation, Carnegie Mellon is the first U.S. research institution offering degrees in Africa with an in-country presence.
Rwanda is poised to become East Africa's technology hub. However to ensure healthy growth in the nation's ICT sector and overall economy, a well trained workforce is essential. The ICT industry needs leaders who understand the balance between technology, business and innovation.
Addressing this need Carnegie Mellon University in Rwanda (CMU-R) is offering a Master of Science degree in Information Technology (MSIT) with a multidisciplinary curriculum that strikes a fine balance between technology, business, and innovation, preparing the next generation of IT leaders in East Africa and a Master of Science in Electrical and Computer Engineering (MSECE) that provides students with an opportunity for in-depth specialization in aspect of the field.
With admission open for the semester starting August 2014 applications have been officially opened.