Location: Capital Region, Potsdam Delivery Method: Hybrid, Online, Onsite

The world of power electronics and energy conversion is changing rapidly, creating opportunities for electrical engineers to apply advanced skills to technologies and products driving growth.

The electrical engineering program delivers curriculum to expand your understanding of areas such as modern electric machinery, modeling, control of power electronics, superconductivity, synchronous generation, fuel cell engineering, photovoltaics and more. You’ll also learn how to put your knowledge to work so you can make an immediate and long term impact in your field.

This program is designed for

  • electrical engineers seeking to advance their knowledge and careers
  • working professionals and recent graduates
  • students interested in expanding their knowledge and applying the latest technologies in growing industries in the region and around the world

With evening courses and part-time study, this program offers the only engineering program in the capital region designed to meet the needs of working professionals. You’ll learn and network with other professionals who are seeking to advance their knowledge and become leaders in their fields. Coursework is also well-matched to recent graduates who want to benefit from learning alongside experienced professionals.

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December 6, 2017
5:30pm - 7pm
Capital Region Campus

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Curriculum

MS/ME in Electrical Engineering Main Campus

This program consists of 30 credit hours, with a major portion of the credit hours being spent learning from electrical and computer engineering faculty. Students usually complete this program within five years.

Electrical Engineering MS/ME Curriculum

MS in Electrical Engineering Capital Region Campus

This program consists of 30 credit hours, with a major portion of the credit hours being spent learning from electrical and computer engineering faculty. Students usually complete this program within one and a half to two years for full-time students and two and a half to three years for part-time students.

Electrical Engineering MS Curriculum

Career Opportunities

Our dean and advisors work closely with you to understand your career goals and develop study plans that enable you to achieve them. As you browse our offerings in electrical engineering, you’ll find courses well-matched to your interests, whether you want to gain deeper insights into a particular technology or broaden your knowledge of an industry.

Ten courses are required: by integrating seven or more technical electrical engineering courses, with up to three interdisciplinary courses in business, mechanical engineering or computer science, you can create a plan of study that will inspire and engage you. We particularly encourage students interested in management and leadership to include MBA electives in their study program to complement their growing technical expertise.

Recent students who have opted for the off-campus PhD program work for companies including IBM, Lockheed Martin and the Air Force Research Laboratory.

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Admission

General Admission Requirements

Students must have a BS in electrical engineering or equivalent field.

A complete application file consists of the following items (click for more information):

  • application form
  • resume and statement of purpose
  • letters of recommendation — two letters required
  • official transcripts
  • test scores — GRE* and TOEFL/IELTS (if applicable)

*GRE may be waived for some applicants.

Supplemental information may be submitted if desired; this could include any other information that may help us evaluate your application.

Contact Us

If you are interested in learning more, have questions or are ready to apply, contact.

Potsdam

Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
PO Box 5720
Potsdam, NY 13699-5720
Phone: 315-268-7648
Fax: 315-268-7600

Capital Region Campus

Graduate Admissions Team
graduate@clarkson.edu
518-631-9831

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