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Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Master of Science in Electrical Engineering

The department offers an M.S. program in electrical engineering.

Master's degrees require a minimum of 30 SHUs and the fulfillment of at least 10 courses at the 100-level or above with grades of S (satisfactory) or at least a B-. For full-time students, four SHUs must be the Electrical and Computer Engineering Seminar.

Students wishing to have the designation of "with thesis" must sign up for the M.S. thesis course. A maximum of 12 M.S. Thesis credits may count toward the degree. This course takes the form of a creative thesis work, written and defended orally, and performed under the supervision of a faculty member.

Students choosing not to complete an M.S. thesis may complete additional course work in the department or related departments which can include up to six SHUs of M.S. project, six SHUs of directed study, or six SHUs of internship. Grades in all courses must be B- or better.