12 months
29628 USD/year
29628 USD/year
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The Master of Science in Electrical Engineering is a degree program at the Illinois Institute of Technology combining several areas of study within electrical engineering and specializations in the area of communications and signal processing, computer and microelectronics, and power and control systems. 


This graduate program at the Illinois Institute of Technology includes the option to pursue thesis research under the guidance of a faculty adviser.

Program Overview

Students will be prepared to make significant contributions to the profession, working in areas of high-impact innovation that range from developing technologies from alternative energy resources and communications advancements, to improving medical imaging and computer hardware and software capabilities.

Career Opportunities

Our graduate Electrical Engineering program will prepare you for such careers as:

  • Senior software engineer
  • Electrical project engineer
  • System design engineer

Programme Structure

Courses Included:

  • Communication Electronics
  • Communication Systems
  • Communication Systems with Laboratory
  • Digital and Data Communications
  • Digital and Data Communications with Laboratory
  • Microwave Circuits and Systems
  • Microwave Circuits and Systems with Laboratory
  • Image Processing

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GRE admission requirements GRE®
GMAT admission requirements GMAT

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Illinois Tech requires a four-year bachelor’s degree conferred with a minimum cumulative undergraduate GPA of 3.0/4.0 (or its equivalent) from an accredited institution for regular admission.

  • Academic requirements: GPA of at least 3.0.
  • GMAT or GRE is required: GRE/GMAT is required, apart from Master of Public Administration. 
  • Personal Statement required
  • Letter of Recommendation is suggested, but not required

Tuition Fee

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    29628 USD/year
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    29628 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 29628 USD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Chicago

1297 - 2491 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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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