M.Sc. On Campus

Electrical Engineering

University of Missouri - Kansas City

12 months
26804 USD/year
26804 USD/year
11360 USD/year
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The University of Missouri - Kansas City has created an exciting and uniquely designed program of graduate study leading to the Master of Science in Electrical Engineering.

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This Electrical Engineering degree at the University of Missouri - Kansas City offers several options: thesis or non-thesis, with the latter available with an electric power focus area. In the thesis option, the student has the opportunity to engage in research that builds upon coursework to reach the forefront in the chosen area. This degree option prepares graduates for a wide variety of future opportunities, whether it is in corporate research, product development, management or entrepreneurial endeavors. It also prepares graduates for doctoral studies. 

The overall goal is to put graduates into a position to be leading technology developers and innovators. The MSEE degree program provides the student with opportunities to study topics such as wireless communications, signal processing, computer architectures, digital systems, VLSI design, embedded system design, low-power chip design, image processing, computational electromagnetics, antenna theory, computer networking and neural networks. Alternately, the student can select the focus area emphasizing electric power, designed to easily fit into the schedule of full-time working engineers.

Student Learning Outcomes

  • Upon graduating, students will have demonstrated that they can apply the core technologies from their chosen concentrations or focus areas within electrical engineering and/or computer engineering. 
  • They will have developed an analytical mindset and acquired a skill set with engineering tools to design and implement solutions to overcome engineering challenges in society. 
  • They will also have had an opportunity for in-depth course work in the areas of Computer Engineering, VLSI and Embedded Systems, R.F./Electromagnetics and Mixed-Signal Systems, Telecommunications, Networking, Digital Signal and Image processing, Power Systems Engineering.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Computer Arithmetic
  • Hdl-Based Digital Systems Design
  • Advanced Embedded Systems
  • Vlsi Systems Design
  • Advanced VLSI Design

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Completed application form for graduate (masters) admission.
  • Official transcripts of all college work.
  • Official results of the Graduate Record Examination (GRE) general test.  The applicant must score at least 75th percentile in the quantitative portion of the GRE; a 30th percentile score in the verbal portion of the GRE is recommended.
  • For international applicants a minimum test score of 79 (IBT) or 6.5 (IELTS) is necessary.   (The older TOEFL and CBT scores will no longer be acceptable.)
  • Two letters of recommendation are needed for applicants with an overall GPA less than 3.0 in the last 60 hours of their undergraduate degree program.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    26804 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 13402 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • National

    26804 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 13402 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • In-State

    11360 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5680 USD per semester during 12 months.

Living costs for Kansas City

980 - 1596 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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