24 months
25686 USD/year
25686 USD/year
8738 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The Master of Science degree in Electrical Engineering at New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology provides a rigorous academic education, broadly focused around the theme of instrumentation in a topic areas of interest to the department.


Faculty members are engaged in research areas that complement the academic program such as: space sciences; sensor networks; robotics; remote sensing; software-defined radios; advanced electronics; advanced analytical tool development for biomedical and seismic signals; which lead to the development of engineering and scientific instrumentation.

The programme

This degree program at the New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology is ideal for students who are interested in pursuing public and private sector positions in electrical engineering or advancing to a PhD degree.

The faculty of the Department of Electrical Engineering strives to continuously improve the graduate program in electrical engineering. The educational objectives reflect the needs of, and have been reviewed by, among others, the Advisory Board and faculty. Several years after graduation it is expected that our graduates will be:

  • technology leaders who fearlessly discover, apply and teach new knowledge and engineering practices;
  • entrepreneurially minded innovators driving positive economic and social impact in their communities and the nation;
  • adaptive learners who continue to grow educationally and professionally through advancing their education.
To achieve the general goals of the Department of Electrical Engineering, student outcomes reflect the needs of, and have been reviewed by, among others, the Advisory Board and faculty. Upon graduation with the degree of Master of Science in Electrical Engineering, students will have obtained:
  • an ability to apply methods of advanced analysis appropriate for professionals to use when solving problems;
  • an ability to apply an in‐depth knowledge in a particular field of study that supports the use of innovative techniques to solve problems;
  • an ability to demonstrate skills pertinent to the research process, including the ability to formulate problems, synthesize and integrate information, work collaboratively, communicate effectively, and publish results (MS thesis students).

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Measurement and Instrumentation
  • Advanced Digital Design
  • Modern Control Systems
  • Embedded Control Systems
  • Advanced Topics in Electrical Engineering

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

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Other requirements

General requirements

The following are required for graduate applications:

  • Unofficial transcripts from all colleges and universities attended
  • Unofficial GRE scores
  • Unofficial TOEFL or IELTS scores for international students whose first language is not English. English Language Requirements
  • Recommendations letters (three)
  • Statement of Purpose
  • Resume

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    25686 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 25686 USD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    25686 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 25686 USD per year during 24 months.
  • In-State

    8738 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8738 USD per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Socorro

845 - 1320 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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