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.
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.
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.
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.
If you are interested in learning more, have questions or are ready to apply, contact.
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
PO Box 5720
Potsdam, NY 13699-5720