Carnegie Mellon University

M.S. in Mobile and IoT Engineering (MSMITE)

MS32 Curriculum with Study Options

The following curriculum applies to MSMITE students who started their INI program in Fall 2020 and selected a study option, and all MSMITE students who started in Spring 2021 (MS32 cohort).

OVERVIEW OF THE MSMITE STUDY OPTIONS AND DEGREE REQUIREMENTS

Core Courses [72 units]

NETWORKING CORE (12 UNITS): 

  • Choose One:
    14-740: Fundamentals of Telecommunications and Computer Networks 
    14-760: Advanced Real-World Data Networks
    18-756: Packet Switching and Computer Networks 

SECURITY CORE (12 UNITS): 

  • 12 Units:
    14-741: Introduction to Information Security

BUSINESS & MANAGEMENT CORE (12 UNITS):

  • 14-776: Fundamentals of Business and Management

MOBILE & IOT CORE CORE (12 UNITS):

  • Choose One:
    14-642: Introduction to Embedded Systems
    14-840: Mobile Hardware for Software Engineers

MSMITE DEGREE-SPECIFIC CORE (24 UNITS):

Practicum [24 units]

Program Electives [24 Units]

Fulfilled by courses in INI, Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE), School of Computer Science (SCS), Engineering & Public Policy (EPP), Entertainment Technology Center (ETC) or Integrated Innovation Institute (III), and/or approved courses in the Heinz College or Tepper School. Some exceptions apply.

Academic & Professional Development 1 [3 Units]

  • 14-601: Academic & Professional Development 1 

Residency Requirement [0 Units]

All students must fulfill a residency requirement for a semester in which they are enrolled at CMU Silicon Valley.

Please note: depending on your study option, you may have additional requirements. REVIEW CHART BELOW

Choose one of the following four study options within the MSMITE degree program.

STUDY OPTIONS- CHOOSE ONE

Program length

Internship Requirement

Distribution of units 

Standard
[123 Units]
3 Semesters No Internship
  • Core [72 Units]
  • Electives [24 Units]
  • Practicum [24 Units]
  • APD 1 [3 Units]
Applied
[129 Units]
3 Semesters Required Internship 
  • Core [72 Units]
  • Electives [24 Units]
  • Practicum [24 Units]
  • Internship [3 Units]
  • APD 1 [3 Units]
  • APD 2 [3 Units]
Advanced Studies
[159 Units]
4 Semesters

No Internship

 

  • Core [72 Units]
  • Electives [24 Units]
  • Practicum [24 Units]
  • Advanced Studies [36 Units]
  • APD 1 [3 Units]
Applied Advanced Studies
[165 Units]
4 Semesters Required Internship 
  • Core [72 Units]
  • Electives [24 Units]
  • Practicum [24 Units]
  • Advanced Studies [36 Units]
  • Internship [3 Units]
  • APD 1 [3 Units]
  • APD 2 [3 Units]

MS32 Curriculum - 122 Units

For students starting the MSMITE in Fall 2020 and are continuing in the 122-unit program (MS32).

The 122-unit MSMITE curriculum consists of four main components:

Core Courses Establish the necessary background and a common competency level 74 units
Program Electives Build upon the core, providing flexibility and breadth in coursework 24 units
Practicum Capstone experience in which student teams apply their knowledge and skills to solve a real-world problem for industry, government and research sponsors 24 units
Internship All INI students are required to complete a summer internship  0 units
Total  122 units

Core Courses [74 Units]

NETWORKING CORE (12 UNITS): 

  • Choose One:
    14-740: Fundamentals of Telecommunications and Computer Networks 
    14-760: Advanced Real-World Data Networks
    18-756: Packet Switching and Computer Networks 

SECURITY CORE (12 UNITS): 

  • 14-741: Introduction to Information Security

BUSINESS & MANAGEMENT CORE (12 UNITS):

  • 14-776: Fundamentals of Business and Management

MOBILE & IOT CORE (12 UNITS): 

  • Choose One:
    14-642: Introduction to Embedded Systems
    14-840: Mobile Hardware for Software Engineers

MSMITE DEGREE-SPECIFIC CORE (24 UNITS):

Please refer to the MSMITE Core Courses list on the Course List page.

ACADEMIC AND PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT (2 UNITS):

  • 14-601: INI Academic and Professional Development 1 
  • 14-602: INI Academic and Professional Development 2

Program Electives [24 Units]

Students have the opportunity to pursue a wide range of electives in which they have a special interest. Electives may not be taken as pass/no pass/audit. 

Fulfilled by courses in INI, Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE), School of Computer Science (SCS), Engineering & Public Policy (EPP), Entertainment Technology Center (ETC) or Integrated Innovation Institute (III), and/or approved courses in the Heinz College or Tepper School.
Some exceptions apply

Practicum [24 Units] 

14-798: INI Practicum Project 

Internship [0 Units]

All students must complete an INI-approved internship.

Residency Requirement [0 Units]

All students must fulfill a residency requirement for a semester in which they are enrolled at CMU Silicon Valley.

Disclaimer: 

The INI cannot guarantee that courses will be offered each semester or in a specific semester as advertised on this page. Students must refer to the 'Schedule of Classes' to determine course availability. The INI cannot guarantee that a student will be offered a seat in a specific course. These apply to courses at the INI as well as other departments at Carnegie Mellon. In addition, it is the sole responsibility of the student to read and understand the following information regarding this program and its requirements. Should an individual have any further questions, they are encouraged to contact INI Academic Affairs Office (AAO) at ini-academic@andrew.cmu.edu for assistance.