The Department of Electrical Engineering offers a master's of science degree and post-baccalaureate certificates. The expertise of our faculty is augmented by practicing engineers from local companies.
Many of our graduate courses are offered in the evening and online to cater to the needs of part-time students.
The Department of Electrical Engineering offers a Master's of Science degree in engineering with a concentration in Electrical Engineering. Students complete a series of eight graduate courses and a thesis or ten graduate courses and a project.
Concentrations are offered in the areas of Power Systems, Control Systems, Communications Systems and Computer Hardware.
Program curriculum and course descriptions can be found in the Graduate Course Catalog.
The department currently offers three certificates related to power and energy. Each certificate requires the completion of four graduate courses. Course requirements and additional information is available via the links below.
- Power System Protection
- Power Systems Management - in conjunction with the Department of Engineering Management
- Sustainable Electric Energy
- Smart Grid
Students desiring to pursue a certificate must first be admitted to the university as a graduate student.
The admission requirements for the university can be found in the Graduate Catalog. Students are encouraged to review the catalog, as certain exceptions to the general requirements may apply.
Admission application deadlines for non-international students are 30 days prior to the start of classes for the semester in which the student wishes to enter. However, graduate assistantship applications are due by February 15th for fall admission.
Students should abide by the admission deadlines to ensure consideration for the upcoming semester.
A variety of funding sources are available for qualified students, including graduate research and teaching assistantships and scholarships. An application for an assistantship may be obtained from the Graduate School website. Also available from the Graduate School are Opportunity Scholarships targeted to first-generation graduate students; persons who are the first in the family to attend graduate school.