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Electrical Engineering, M.S.EE

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
University rank #301 (ARWU) , LA,
The Division of Electrical & Computer Engineering in the School of Electrical Engineering & Computer Science offers programs of study leading to the MS and PhD degrees. The Master of Science in Electrical Engineering is offered by the Louisiana State University.

About

The Master of Science in Electrical Engineering is offered by the Louisiana State University.Both a thesis and a non-thesis option are available. Each candidate for a master’s degree is required to have good general knowledge in his/her field of specialization and, for the thesis option, acquire a reasonable level of competence in research skills. In order to graduate, a student must meet the minimum requirements described below and achieve a 3.0 or higher grade point average (GPA) on a scale of 4.0 on all electrical engineering courses applicable towards his/her graduate degree.

Thesis Option

The MS degree with the thesis option requires a thesis and 30 hours of credit at the graduate level, including a maximum of six hours of credit for the thesis. The minimum curricular requirements include the following:

  • Six hours of thesis credit (EE 8000).
  • 12 hours of credit in the division’s graduate (EE 7xxx) level courses, excluding independent study courses.
  • 12 hours of suitable electives*+.

These 30 hours of coursework are subject to additional requirements including the following:

  • The maximum credit permitted at the 4000-level is 12 hours.
  • A maximum of 12 hours of coursework can be from EE 4x0x, EE 7x00, EE 709x, and other individual study/seminar/special topics courses.
  • EE 709x cannot be used to satisfy the EE 7xxx requirements.
  • Courses taken outside the division need approval of the Graduate Studies Committee.

Programme Structure

Courses Included:

  • Advanced Topics in Electrical Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering Research I 
  • Electrical Engineering Research II 
  • Integrated Circuit Engineering 
  • Integrated Sensors and Actuators 
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        Detailed Programme Facts

        • Programme intensity Full-time
          • Full-time duration 24 months
        • Credits
          30 alternative credits
        • Languages
          • English
        • Delivery mode
          On Campus

        English Language Requirements

        You only need to take one of these language tests:

        • Minimum required score:

          79

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        • Minimum required score:

          550

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        • Minimum required score:

          6.5

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        Academic Requirements

        You need the following GPA score:

        Required score: 3

        Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 3 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

        Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

        Admission Requirements:

        All applicants must have the following in order to be considered for unconditional admission:

        • A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited U.S. institution or the equivalent from a foreign institution.
        • A grade point average (GPA) of at least 3.00 (A = 4.0) on all undergraduate work (or in the final 64 credit hours) and any graduate work already completed.Acceptable GRE or GMAT scores.
        • Demonstrated English proficiency.
        • A copy of the name page of your passport.
        • A completed Affidavit of Support and supporting financial documents (required to process forms for F-1 and J-1 visas).
        • Draft and Gather Additional Application Materials: statement of purpose, curriculum vitae.

        Tuition Fee

        • International Applies to you

          28500 USD/year
          Tuition Fee
          Based on the original amount of 28500 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
        • National Applies to you

          28308 USD/year
          Tuition Fee
          Based on the original amount of 28308 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
        • In-State Applies to you

          11393 USD/year
          Tuition Fee
          Based on the original amount of 11393 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
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        Living costs for Baton Rouge

        • 900 - 1400 USD/month
          Living Costs

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