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Admissions - 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-technology 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

Degree Program


The MS in Electrical Engineering requires the completion of a minimum of 33 semester credit hours. For complete admission and degree requirements, view the Graduate Catalog.

Application Requirements


Degree requirements: Master's degree in electrical engineering or a closely associated discipline from an accredited U.S. institution or from an acceptable foreign university

GPA: Minimum in graduate-level course work of 3.5 on a 4.0 scale

Test score required: Yes
GRE revised 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 completed Request for Recommendation form. Letters of recommendation may be sent directly to the program.

Deadlines: University deadlines apply.

Concentrations


Concentrations

One of the nine concentrations listed below, subject to approval by a graduate adviser, must be used to fulfill the requirements of the M.S.E.E. program. Students must achieve an overall GPA of 3.0 or better, a GPA of 3.0 or better in their core MSEE classes, and a grade of B- or better in all their core MSEE classes in order to satisfy their degree requirements.

Circuits and Systems

The courses in this curriculum emphasize the design and test of circuits and systems, and the analysis and modeling of integrated circuits.

Each student electing this concentration must take five required courses: Two of the courses are: EECT 6325 and EECT 6326. The remaining three must be selected from EEDG 6301, EEDG 6303, EEDG 6306, EEDG 6375, EECT 7325, EECT 7326, EECT 7327, EECT 6378 and EERF 6330 (15 hours).

Approved electives must be taken to make a total of 33 hours.  

Communications

This curriculum emphasizes the application and theory of all phases of modern communications.

Each student electing this concentration must take EESC 6349 and EESC 6352, and two of the following: EESC 5305, EESC 6310, EESC 6340, EESC 6341, EESC 6343, EESC 6344, EESC 6353, EESC 6360, EESC 6390 (12 hours).

Approved electives must be taken to make a total of 33 hours.

Control Systems  

This curriculum emphasizes methods to predict, estimate and regulate the behavior of electrical, mechanical, or other systems including robotics.

Each student electing this concentration must take four required courses: EESC 6331, EEGR 6332, EEGR 6336 and EESC 6349, and any four of the following: EESC 6364, EEDG 6370, EEGR 6381, CS 6384, MECH 6302, EEMF 6382, EESC 6350, EESC 6363, EESC 6366, CS 6364, CS 6373, CS 6375, CS 5349, CS 6396 (24 hours).

Approved electives must be taken to make a total of 33 hours.  

Digital Systems

The goal of the curriculum is to educate students about issues arising in the design and analysis of digital systems, an area relevant to a variety of high-technology industries. Because the emphasis is on systems, course work focuses on three areas: hardware design, software design, analysis and modeling.

Each student electing this concentration must take four required courses. Two of the courses are EEDG 6301 and EEDG 6304. The remaining two must be selected from EEDG 6302, EECT 6325, and EEDG 6345 (12 hours).

Approved electives must be taken to make a total of 33 hours.

Power Electronics and Energy Systems

This curriculum is focused on the application and theory of power Electronics smuation systems.

Approved electives must be taken to make a total of 33 hours.

Photonic Devices and Systems

This curriculum is focused on the application and theory of modern optical devices, materials and systems.

Each student electing this concentration must take the following four required courses: EEOP 6314, EEGR 6316, EEOP 6317, and at least one of the following two courses: EEOP 6310 and EEOP 6329. (12 hours).

Approved electives must be taken to make a total of 33 hours.

RF and Microwave Engineering

This curriculum is focused on the application and theory of modern electronic devices, circuits and systems in the radiofrequency and microwave regime.

Each student electing this concentration must take the following four required courses: EERF 6311, EEGR 6316, EERF 6355, and EERF 6395. (12 hours).

Approved electives must be taken to make a total of 33 hours.

Signal Processing

This curriculum emphasizes the application and theory of signal processing.

Each student electing this concentration must take EESC 6349 and EESC 6360, and two of the following: EESC 6343, EESC 6350, EESC 6361, EESC 6362, EESC 6363, EESC 6364, EESC 6365, EESC 6366, EESC 6367, EESC 7V85 (12 hours).

Approved electives must be taken to make a total of 33 hours.

Solid State Devices and Micro Systems Fabrication

This concentration is focused on the fundamental principles, design, fabrication and analysis of solid-state devices and associated micro systems.

Each student electing this concentration must take the following two courses: EEGR 6316, EEMF 6319 and at least two of the following four courses: EEMF 6320, EEMF 6321,EEMF 6322 and EEMF 6382

Additional standard electives include but are not limited to: EEMF 5383/EEMF 5283, EEMF 6324, EECT 6325, EEMF 6372, EEMF 6383/EEMF 6283, EEMF 6382, EEMF 7320, EECT 7325.

Approved electives must be taken to make a total of 33 hours.

Research


The principal concentration areas for the MSEE program are: Biomedical Applications of Electrical Engineering; Circuits and Systems; Communications; Control Systems; Digital Systems; Photonic Devices and Systems; Power Electronics and Energy Systems, RF and Microwave Engineering; Signal Processing; Solid State Devices and Micro Systems Fabrication. Besides courses required for each concentration, a comprehensive set of electives is available in each area.