M.Sc. On Campus

Electrical Engineering - Professional

University of Wisconsin Madison

16 months
25548 USD/year
25548 USD/year
12220 USD/year
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Learn to work independently to formulate, analyze, and solve advanced engineering problems with the Master of Science in Electrical Engineering - Professional program at the University of Wisconsin Madison.


The Professional Master of Science in Electrical Engineering - Professional from the University of Wisconsin Madison’s Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering is designed to deepen your technical knowledge and sharpen your professional skills for a well-prepared entry into the industry.

The program provides a practical focus through a course-only curriculum, an accelerated and predictable 16-month completion time, and a professional development summer session. Along with your academic advisor, you will choose courses that target your academic and career interests. Areas of emphasis include computer engineering, fields and waves, solid state/photonics, or energy and power systems. You will also have the opportunity to apply for a summer engineering internship or participate in summer professional development courses.

When you enroll in the Professional Electrical Engineering master’s program, you join a department of accomplished engineers and scholars whose primary goal is to expand your knowledge in new technologies, design methods, and analysis techniques. Through this 16-month course-only path to a Master of Science degree, we help you enter the workforce sooner so you have more time to advance your career and positively impact your industry.


  • Electrical Engineer
  • Senior Electrical Engineer
  • Systems Engineer
  • Design Engineer
  • Electrical Design Engineer
  • Controls Engineer

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Electromagnetic Theory
  • Electromagnetic Radiation and Transmission
  • Electronics of Solids
  • Integrated Optics and Optoelectronics
  • Power Electronic Circuits
  • Electric Power Systems
  • Embedded Microprocessor Design
  • Digital Circuits and Components
  • Design Automation of Digital Systems

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 16 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

  • A Bachelor of Science in electrical or computer engineering from an accredited institution, however bachelor’s degrees in engineering, computer science, physics or a related discipline will be considered.
  • A minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.0.
  • Submit GRE test scores.
  • Submit evidence of English language proficiency, if applicable.
  • Online application
  • Resume/CV
  • Statement of purpose
  • Transcripts
  • Three letters of recommendation

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    25548 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 25548 USD per year during 16 months.
  • National

    25548 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 25548 USD per year during 16 months.
  • In-State

    12220 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12220 USD per year during 16 months.

Living costs for Madison

1015 - 1752 USD /month
Living costs

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


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