Electrical Engineering

Utah State University

M.Sc. On Campus
12 months
15346 USD/year
15346 USD/year
4384 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The Electrical and Computer Engineering Department is listed in the top 100 college departments according to U.S. News & World Report, and it brings in approximately $2 million in research funding annually. Students graduate the Electrical Engineering program of the Utah State University with nearly 100% job placement and have among the highest starting salaries of all degree programs.


Students in the Electrical Engineering program of the Utah State University have the opportunity to study in many different areas and graduates will be prepared for careers as electrical engineers in almost any kind of industry. Students have regular access to faculty for mentoring in both research pursuits and career advisement.

Students may take courses in several different areas within electrical engineering, including control systems, electromagnetic and microwaves, space systems, and signals and communication.

Career Options

Since nearly everyone uses electricity and electrical devices, graduates in electrical engineering can work in almost any kind of industry. Electrical engineers develop anything from rockets, cell phones, computers, antennas, signal towers, robotics, and more. The following are examples of areas in which electrical engineers can work:

  • Scientific research and development firms
  • Electrical component manufacturing companies
  • Power generation, distribution, and transmission
  • Manufacturers of navigation controls, medical equipment, and measurement devices
  • Architectural firms

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Fundamentals of Electric Power Systems
  • Power Electronics
  • Electrical Energy Engineering
  • Power Electronics for Electric Drive Vehicles
  • Electro-optical Engineering
  • Microelectronics

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines




30 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Non-electrical and computer engineering undergraduate majors may be accepted provisionally into the ECE graduate program if they meet the required qualifications set by the ECE graduate committee and complete the following pre-requisites with a B or better grade: Microelectronics, Signals and Systems, Microcomputing Hardware and Software, Electromagnetics, Operating Systems and Currency Computer Engineering Majors
  • Students may take these prerequisites concurrently with graduate coursework depending on the amount of prerequisites they need. These situations are handled on a case-to-case basis
  • Application Requirements
  • Complete the online application
  • Pay the $55 application fee
  • Score at or above the 40th percentile on the verbal GRE and 75th percentile on the quantitative GRE
  • Have a 3.0 or higher GPA on your last 60 semester or 90 quarter credits
  • Provide transcripts of all college/university credits
  • Provide three contacts for letters of recommendation

Tuition Fee

  • International

    15346 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7673 USD per semester and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    15346 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7673 USD per semester and a duration of 12 months.
  • In-State

    4384 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2192 USD per semester and a duration of 12 months.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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