Programs

Bachelor of Science with a major in Electrical Engineering

Program Basics
Undergraduate Degree Progress

Students who complete their BS in EE gain a basic understanding of electrical engineering built on a foundation of physical science, mathematics, computing, and technology. Coursework prepares students for careers in government agencies, the corporate sector, or for future study in graduate or professional schools.

Full-Time Master of Science

Program Basics & Admissions Information
Graduate Degree Progress

The EE master’s degree program provides advanced preparation for professional practice or for teaching at the junior college level. Completion of the program requires 45 units of coursework, and it takes 1.5 to 3 years on average for students to complete the full-time program. 

Doctor of Philosophy

Program Basics & Admissions Information
Graduate Degree Progress

The EE PhD degree is designed to prepare students for careers in research and teaching at the university level. It is offered exclusively as a full-time program, consisting of 135 units. The candidacy for the PhD program is 5 years.

Coterminal Program

Program Basics & Requirements
Graduate Degree Progress

The coterminal degree program allows Stanford undergraduate students to study for a master's degree while completing their bachelor's degree(s). 

Part-Time Master of Science (Honors Cooperative Program)

Program Basics & Admissions Information
Graduate Degree Progress

This program offers qualified engineers and scientists who are employed full time and interested in pursuing graduate-level courses at Stanford an opportunity to do so on a part-time basis. Students in this program will earn their MS degree after completing 45 units.

Non-Degree Option

Program Basics

This Stanford-operated program makes it possible for qualified working professionals to enroll in graduate-level courses on a course-by-course basis.