Engineering - 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 from the University of California, Riverside.

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The online Master of Science in Engineering with a specialization in Electrical Engineering (Power Systems) 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.

Master’s programs in electrical engineering and power systems are designed to help you succeed in management roles and increase your earning potential. The UCR online Master of Science in Engineering provides technical knowledge and leadership strategy that can help you make fast, significant strides in your career.

  • 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.
  • If you have experience in the field or an undergraduate degree in engineering, regardless of emphasis, we invite you to learn more about the program.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Engineering in the Global Environment 
  • Technology Innovation and Strategy for Engineers 
  • Introduction to Systems Engineering 
  • Principles of Engineering Management 
  • Intro to Engineering Optimization Techniques 
  • Power Systems Analysis 
  • Power Electronics 
  • Electric Drives 
  • Introduction to Smart Grid 
  • Power System Steady State and Market 

For more information, please visit the programme website.

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 13 months

Start dates & application deadlines


IELTS or TOEFL needed



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.
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

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).
7 (required)
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated 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.
80 (required)
PTE admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Application Fee - The nonrefundable $100.00 application fee ($125.00 for M.B.A./M.P.Ac./M.Fin./Flex M.B.A. applicants only)
  • Transcripts - It is very important that all transcripts be sent directly to the graduate program to which you are applying
  • Statement of Purpose/Personal History Statement
  • Three Letters of Recommendation
  • The Graduate Record Examination

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.

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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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