Master of Science in Electrical Engineering


The MS in Electrical Engineering degree program provides intensive preparation for professional practice in a broad spectrum of high-tech areas of electrical engineering. It is designed to serve the needs of engineers who wish to continue their education. Courses are offered at times and locations convenient for students who are employed full-time at area companies.

Interdisciplinary graduate degrees are offered in both telecommunications engineering and computer engineering.

Program Information

School: Erik Jonsson School of Engineering and Computer Science

Program: Electrical Engineering

Catalog page: MSEE

MSEE in Electrical Engineering Fact Sheet

MSEE in Electrical Engineering Fact Sheet

Application Requirements

Degree requirements: Bachelor's degree or equivalent in electrical engineering from an accredited engineering program

GPA: Minimum of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale

Test score required: Yes

Minimum revised GRE scores of 154, 156, and 4 for the verbal, quantitative, and analytical writing components, respectively, are advisable. 

Letters of recommendation: Required

Applicants must submit three letters of recommendation from individuals who can judge the candidate’s probability of success in graduate school. Use the electronic request form in the graduate application to submit the letters. Contact the graduate academic program department if you have any questions.

Deadlines: University deadlines apply.


Marco Tacca (EE Graduate Advisor)
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Randall E. Lehmann
EE Graduate Advisor
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P. K. Rajasekaran
EE Graduate Advisor
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Patricia Williams
Graduate Program Information
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Possible Careers

Graduates of the program seek positions such as: Electrical Engineer, Electrical Design Engineer, Biomedical Engineer, Circuits and Design Engineer, Communications and Signal Processing Engineer, Digital Systems Engineer, Systems Engineer and RF and Microwave Engineer.

Salary Information

See Bureau of Labor Statistics for detailed salary information on these careers. Another great resource is the Occupational Outlook Handbook.



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