Graduate Program

students in the UTC relay laboratoryThe 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. 

Master's Degree

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.

Certificate Programs

The department currently offers four 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.

Students desiring to pursue a certificate must first be admitted to the university as a graduate student.


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.