Electrical engineering MBA/MSE (Online)

The Electrical Engineering MBA/MSE concurrent degree combines advanced courses in technical areas with a rigorous management curriculum to allow students to receive two degrees, the W. P. Carey MBA and the MSE in Electrical Engineering from the Fulton School of Engineering, in a shorter period of time and at lower cost than if the two degrees were pursued separately. This foundational grounding in two leading schools gives the employee and the organization the necessary tools for today’s global marketplace.

Degree requirements

The MBA/MSE EE degree is an online program that requires 57 credit hours of study including eleven courses from the MBA program and an additional eight courses from the MSE program, for a total of 19 courses to receive both degrees over a three year period. MBA/MSE fact sheet

Visit the W.P. Carey School of Business MBA website for additional information.

Admission requirements

Admission committees from the two schools will individually review applications and provide an admission recommendation to the ASU Graduate Admission Office. Admission recommendations are made independently based on established requirements and criteria for each school.

Entrance to the MBA/MSE EE program is contingent upon the student meeting all normal requirements of Graduate Admission Office, as well as the competitive admission requirements of the W. P. Carey MBA, and the Ira A. Fulton School of Engineering MSE in Electrical Engineering program.

Only one application from the student is necessary for both programs, to include answers to three essay questions and current resume. A supplemental application including three letters of reference (at least one from industry) and official transcripts must also be submitted to the Graduate Admission Office.

MBA admission requirements

  • Regionally accredited undergraduate degree, 3.0 GPA in the last two years of study
  • Acceptable GMAT scores
  • If required, TOEFL score of 90.
  • Minimum 2 years work experience, resume, statement of purpose, and 2 letters of reference
  • Complete all required ASU Graduate Admission application materials

MSE (Electrical Engineering) admission requirements

  • ABET accredited electrical engineering undergraduate degree, 3.0 GPA in the last two years of study
  • Non-ABET electrical engineering undergraduate degree, 3.5 GPA in last two years of study-Or have graduated first class with distinction (And must score 156 or higher on the GRE quantitative section)
  • Complete all required ASU Graduate Admission application material

The dual degree program is designed with the following features:

  • A cohort program-students enter and take courses as a group
  • Online delivery of all courses with minimal on campus requirements
  • Admissions and start-up once a year in the fall semester (August)
  • Program completion within three years

Policies for satisfactory progress, probation and dismissal

  • During the first two years of the MBA MSE (Electrical Engineering) degree program, students must adhere to the W.P. Carey MBA program policies.
  • During the third year of the MBA MSE (Electrical Engineering) degree program, the policies of the Ira A. Fulton School of Engineering will apply. A comprehensive exam is required as a culminating event after the completion of all course work.
  • An interactive plan of study (iPOS) is required for both the MBA and MSE (Electrical Engineering) portions of the degree. Your iPOS will be approved by the appropriate unit. Here is a sample iPOS for the MSE (Electrical Engineering) portion of the program. This example shows courses from the electronic and mixed-signal circuit design area of specialization. There are 6 areas of specialization that you can choose from. Refer to this webpage for more information on the different areas of specialization.

Completion of one degree

Students in good standing whose circumstances do not allow them to complete the entire three year concurrent degree curriculum may re-apply to either the MBA Online program or the MSE in Electrical Engineering and continue to make progress toward one of the degrees if all requirements are met. Admission and evaluation of the record will be on a case by case basis by the appropriate graduate committee.