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Electrical Engineering, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 60 months
    Duration
University rank #301 (WUR) Philadelphia, PA, United States
The Electrical Engineering Master of Science at Temple University is an interdisciplinary, practice-oriented program in the College of Engineering. Benefit from hands-on research opportunities, and investigate the mechanisms that support the technological fabric of our lives, including computers and the internet.

Overview

Program Overview

As an Electrical Engineering student at Temple University, you’ll enjoy a flexible range of courses with many opportunities for electives to fit your particular academic and professional interests. Work closely with an advisor to chart a personalized course through the program. 

The small size and welcoming environment of the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering and its faculty make for a uniquely engaged learning experience. Professors operate according to an open-door policy, so you can visit them regularly outside of class to brainstorm independent research projects, discuss questions or talk through issues of professional development. The diverse personal and professional experiences of the student body add value to class projects, discussions and group work.    

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Engineering Analysis and Applications
  • Probability and Random Processes
  • Special Topics in Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • Spacecraft Systems Engineering
  • Microelectronics

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 60 months
    • Duration description

      Full-Time/Part-Time Status: Students complete the degree program through classes offered after 4:30 p.m. The degree program can be completed on a full- or part-time basis.

    Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 60 months
    • Part-time variant
      Evening
    • Duration description

      Students complete the degree program through classes offered after 4:30 p.m. The degree program can be completed on a full- or part-time basis.

  • Credits
    30 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

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  • Minimum required score:

    79

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 3

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 3 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

  • GRE: Required. Scores must be no more than 5 years in advance of the application date. Applicants who require a waiver of the GRE should consult the ECE Graduate Program Director concerning the mechanics and consequences of obtaining an exception.

    This programme accepts GRE® scores. However, it does not provide a recommended score range.

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    The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. The GRE® General Test 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.

General Requirements

  • Research your graduate degree program
  • Take a standardized test (GRE)
  • Complete online application
  • Submit your supporting credentials (Statement of Goals, Transcripts, Standardized Test Scores, Letters of Recommendation, Résumé, Portfolio, Audition or Interview)
  • Bachelor's Degree in Discipline/Related Discipline: A baccalaureate degree is required.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1490 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1490 USD per credit and a duration of 60 months.
  • National

    1490 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1490 USD per credit and a duration of 60 months.
  • In-State

    1135 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1135 USD per credit and a duration of 60 months.
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Living costs for Philadelphia

  • 1313 - 2290 USD/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding

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