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Engineering | School of Electrical, Computer and Energy Engineering

Electrical Engineering, MSE & MS

The electrical engineering faculty in the Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering offer professional master’s degree programs in electrical engineering. Graduate courses and programs are offered in the following six areas of specialization:

The MSE program offers courses on campus and online. The degree can be completed taking all classes on-campus or all classes online.

The MS program does not accept applications directly. Students should apply to the MSE program, and once admitted, consult with the MSE program advisors if interested in the MS program.

Degree Requirements

MSE

The MSE program requires the following:
30 credit hours and a written comprehensive exam.

The MSE is a professional degree requiring a minimum 30 hours of course work (a minimum of 10 classes) and a written comprehensive exam. There is no thesis.

Requirements include:

  • A minimum of five EEE courses
  • A maximum off four courses (combined) from the following groups: EEE 591 courses, any two 400-level courses, one EEE 590 course, or one FSE 500 level course.
  • A minimum of three EEE 500 level courses (not including EEE 591, EEE 590, and FSE 500)
  • Highly recommended to completed a minimum of two courses outside of your area of specialization
  • A maximum of one Reading and Conference (EEE 590) and FSE 500- level course

A written comprehensive exam in the area of specialization completes the MSE requirements. The examination is given each semester at the end of the sixth full week of classes.

MS

The MS program requires the following:

30 credit hours including a Thesis, or
30 credit hours, a Written Comprehensive Exam and an Oral Comprehensive Exam (MIP) for Direct PhD students only

The credits earned towards this research degree must include a minimum of eight courses (24 hours minimum) and six hours of EEE 599 (thesis). As part of the eight courses, at least two should be outside the area of specialization. Requirements include:

  • A final oral examination in defense of the thesis completes the MS requirements.
  • At least four EEE courses.
  • At least three EEE 500-level courses.
  • A maximum off four courses (combined) from the following groups: EEE 591 courses, any two 400-level courses, one EEE 590 course, or one FSE 500 level course.
  • Highly recommended to complete at least two courses outside the area of specialization

 

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