The master's degree program in Electrical Engineering provides advanced preparation for professional practice through a highly customizable, coursework-based curriculum.
The information on this page is intended for external applicants who wish to pursue the MS degree on a full-time basis. Please see below for other MS admission processes in the EE department.
Application Timeline & Deadlines
|September 15, 2023
|Online application opens
|October 11, 2023
|Knight-Hennessy Scholars (KHS) application deadline. KHS is an optional scholarship program. Read description below.
|November 5, 2023
|Deadline to take TOEFL to ensure timely arrival of scores
|December 7, 2023
|Deadline for Autumn 2024-2025
|Late February 2024
|Notification of admission decision sent via email
|April 15, 2024
|Deadline for admitted students to respond to offer of admission
Did You Know?
• Applications are reviewed on an annual basis for autumn quarter start only.
• December 7, 2023 is the application deadline for Autumn 2024-2025.
• MS students complete 45 units of study based on an individually designed course plan that satisfies the department's depth, breadth, and technical course requirements. There is no thesis requirement.
• Typical completion time for the MS degree is 1.5-2 years for full-time students.
|MS Financial Assistance
|Learn about funding options for MS students in our department.
|Find answers to frequently asked questions.
|Joint Degree Programs
|Explore pathways to pursue the MS in Electrical Engineering concurrently with a professional degree (MBA, JD).
|Graduate Degree Progress
|Learn about the MS degree milestones.
|EE Graduate Handbook
|Read about our degree requirements in detail.