Master of Science in Electrical Engineering

Program Description: Electrical engineers help drive, implement and evaluate new technologies. At Missouri S&T, we have been educating electrical engineers for almost 100 years. Our program is one of the top 50 graduate electrical engineering programs in the country (U.S. News and World Report). From technical proficiency in hardware and software, to the understanding of complex global projects, economic impact and ethics, students in this program become competent problem solvers at all levels of electrical engineering.

Areas of study include: Circuits, Electronics, Communications and Signal Processing, Control Systems, Electromagnetics, Power and Energy and Devices and Optics.

This program requires 30 credit hours of coursework for both non-thesis and thesis, with 6 hours of research required for the thesis.

Admissions Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in related field from ABET accredited university (or equivalent international), with GPA ≥ 3.3/4.0
  • GRE V≥150 (450 based on previous scale); Q≥ 160 (760 based on previous scale); GRE V+Q≥310 (1210 on previous scale); GRE WR score ≥ 4.0
  • International requirements: TOEFL>92 iBT – internet based test; 580 PBT – paper based test; 237 CBT - computer based test

Application Requirements:

  • DCE Application and $55 application fee
  • Transcripts (unofficial are sufficient for an admit decision, but S&T will require official transcripts from all universities attended before a student may register for a second semester.)
  • Statement of Purpose (brief: 2-3 paragraphs why you wish to apply for this program)
  • GRE scores
  • 3 letters of recommendation (on the online application you will submit 3 names and email address. They will automatically be notified to complete a recommendation form on your behalf.)

Delivery Format: Courses are delivered over the Internet, via live streaming video; collaborative learning software includes WebEx and Blackboard; classes are archived online for review and easy access.


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