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DSP Systems Engineering

Specialized Studies Program Online!


Digital Signal Processing (DSP), has emerged as an important technology for modern electronic systems. It is a form of embedded design that is one of the newest and hottest fields, and is considered to be the workhorse of choice for many computational-intensive applications. Modern applications include biomedical, communications, imaging, speech, video signal, and multimedia signal processing.

Program Benefits

  • Understand the essential mathematics & algorithms in DSP
  • Gain hands-on experience in designing and implementing DSP algorithms
  • Learn about DSP processors and architectures
  • Discover how to program DSP code
  • Create practical applications

Note: It is not necessary to be pursuing an award to enroll in individual classes.

Who Should Enroll

This program is designed for individuals involved in the evaluation, design or development of systems employing digital signal processing, or as an introduction to DSP technology.

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Specialized Studies Award Requirements

Candidates should have a bachelor's degree in computer science or electrical engineering or equivalent knowledge acquired through training and experience in hardware design and development. A Specialized Studies certificate is awarded upon completion of 3 required courses (9 units total) with a grade of "C" or better in each course. To receive your certificate, submit a Request for Certificate after completing all program requirements. Students not pursuing a specialized studies award are welcome to take as many individual courses as they wish.

On-site Training Available

Our Corporate Training specialists can deliver this program or customize one that fits your organization’s specific needs. Visit Corporate Training or call (949) 824-1847 for information.

English Proficiency Requirement
All certificate programs at UC Irvine Extension (classroom and online formats) require professional-level English language proficiency in listening and note-taking, reading comprehension and vocabulary, written expression, and oral presentation.