1 year MS

One-year program track for M.S. in Electrical Engineering

General Description
The M.S. in EE program has course-only, project, and thesis options leading to the same M.S. degree. The one-year M.S. program track is identical to the course-only option and can be completed with the following schedule that incorporates taking two summer courses.
 <Frequently asked questions about this program can be found here>

Fall Semester:
Four Engineering Graduate courses including the three core requirements

Total: 12 credits
Spring Semester:
Four more Engineering Graduate courses including any of the remaining core requirements not completed in the fall semester

Total: 12 credits
Summer Session I:
One graduate elective
Total: 3 credits

Summer Session II:

One graduate elective   
Total: 3 credits

 
This program track is intended for electrical engineering, computer engineering, or closely related engineering  majors recently graduating with a B.S. degree, as well as for those already in the workforce who are interested in:

  • Expanding their education beyond the Bachelor of Science level and improving their professional competitiveness in the job market;
  • Completing an M.S. degree within 12-months, beginning fall semester and ending during the following summer semester;
  • Gaining an M.S. degree prior to joining a Ph.D. program at any institutions of higher education.

 

Eligibility:
This program track is designed to serve students with a Bachelor of Science degree in electrical engineering, computer engineering, or closely related engineering  majors from US or international institutions who meet the Graduate College and departmental admission requirements.

Admission requirements:

  • A Bachelor’s degree from an ABET accredited college or university in electrical engineering or related discipline.
  • Minimum 2.8 GPA
  • The official TOEFL score (at least 80 or higher internet-based score), or IELTS score (6.5 or higher) for international applicants.
  • Three letters of recommendation.
  • Applicants to this one-year M.S. program track are required to have full funding for their graduate education.


Application Procedures
International Students
The application and all supporting documents must be received by June 15th . All applications will be considered for Fall semester starting only.

Domestic Students
The application and all supporting documents must be received by July 15th. All applications will be considered for starting in Fall semesters only.


Click here to apply to the One-Year M.S. degree program track in Electrical Engineering.