Electrical Engineering (Online)

University of California, Riverside

M.Sc. Online
13 months
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Develop the abilities and leadership qualities to be a 21st century engineering leader with a Master of Science in Engineering in Electrical Engineering (Online) from the University of California, Riverside.


The online Master of Science in Electrical Engineering (Online) at the University of California, Riverside  is a thorough exploration of the technology, systems and processes that power our world. Coursework explores high-level topics such as smart grid technology, power semiconductor devices, and robotic and industrial automation systems.

Why A Master’s Degree In Electrical Engineering?

A Master of Science in Engineering is more than an upgrade to your education — it’s an investment in your future. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), electrical engineers earn a median salary of almost $90,000, with a high-range salary of more than $135,000. 

  • Electrical engineers can find employment in a variety of industries, including:
  • Electric power and manufacturing of machinery
  • Navigation systems
  • Communication systems
  • Electromedical instruments and semiconductors

Programme Structure

  • The online format gives you the freedom to satisfy your professional obligations while you earn your degree in as few as 13 months. Your employer may even cover some or all of the cost of your advanced education.
  • Whether you’re an electrical engineer or an engineer in another discipline who’s looking for a change, our online master’s in electrical engineering can help you become a cross-functional engineering leader with interdisciplinary management abilities.

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 13 months

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30 alternative credits



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.

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.
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A bachelor's degree, or its equivalent, from an accredited institution. The degree must represent the completion of a program equivalent in subject matter and scholarship to that offered by the University of California.
  • A minimum of a 3.0 undergraduate GPA or B-equivalent (if GPA is not on a 4.0 scale). We recommend that you check with the graduate program as they may have a higher standard for their GPA requirements. If your GPA is below this, follow up with the graduate program you are interested. Applications are reviewed in their entirety and the program can look at your other components and advise you on potential admission.
  • All applications are initially reviewed by the graduate program before a recommendation is submitted to the Graduate Division for final approval. Please visit your the graduate program's website you are interested in for any program specific requirements.

Tuition Fee


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.

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

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Electrical Engineering (Online)
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