Master of Science in Electrical Engineering - Online

Master of Science in Electrical Engineering - Online

Build Your Career as an Electrical Engineer in Canada

Michigan Technological University’s online Master’s in Electrical Engineering focuses on communication and signal processing. Our 100 percent online program will prepare you to design, build, analyze, and lead advanced electrical engineering, communications, and signal processing projects at the cutting-edge of technology. Designed for working engineers, the coursework focuses on the transmission, measurement, processing, analysis, and interpretation of information-bearing signals which you can apply to advanced electrical engineering projects.

To view a full list of courses and their descriptions, please download a program guide.

Complete in as few as 5 semesters

Michigan Tech is recognized for employability and value

100 percent online, no GRE/GMAT required

Program Attributes

  • 30 credits; 10 courses

  • Michigan Tech is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission (HLC)

  • No. 25 in the United States among colleges and universities for STEM (Forbes)

  • Learn from a faculty of licensed professional engineers with experience working in the field

Curricular Highlights

Mathematical and Computational Methods for Engineering - Overview of problem-solving tools and techniques in engineering, considered from both the analytical and computational point of view. Systems of linear equations, eigenvalue and eigenvector computations, boundary value and initial value problems, Fourier analysis, large-scale systems, optimization. Mathematical modeling and computer programming.

Digital Signal Processing & Its Applications - Digital signal processing techniques with an emphasis on applications. Includes sampling, the Z-transform, digital filters and discrete Fourier transforms. Emphasizes techniques for design and analysis of digital filters. Special topics may include the FFT, windowing techniques, quantization effects, physical limitations, image processing basics, image enhancement, image restoration, and image coding.

Sensing & Processing for Robotics - Sensing modes, signal and image processing for industrial robotic automation processes. Emphasis placed on widely used sensors, including cameras and 3-D sensors for process control and computer vision for autonomous navigation.

To view a full list of courses and their descriptions, please download a program guide.

A Growing Demand for Electrical Engineers in Canada

The demand for Electrical Engineers in Canada is growing. Engineers Canada, the national organization of Canadian engineering associations, reports that there will be an average of 9000 electrical engineering jobs in Canada between now and 2025. With many senior engineers set to retire in the coming years, Canada is looking at a skills gap. Canadians with a master’s degree in electrical engineering will be in high demand.

Recognized for Career Preparation and Value

  • SmartAsset ranks Michigan Tech #2 in Michigan for value when comparing the cost of a college education to graduates’ average starting salaries.

  • Forbes named Michigan Tech #12 among public universities in the U.S. whose graduates earn the highest mid-career salaries.

  • Bestcolleges.com ranked Michigan Tech #18 in the U.S. for ROI.

  • Money magazine ranked Michigan Tech #2 on the list of 11 Public Colleges Where Grads Make Six Figures.

  • Brookings Institution ranked Michigan Tech #1 in Michigan and #4 in the U.S. in “value-added” factors such as graduation rates, student loan repayment rates, and the difference between predicted earnings and graduates’ actual earnings. (May 2015)

Why Earn an Online Electrical Engineering Degree in Canada?

Michigan Tech is a world-class public research university known for preparing students from more than 60 countries for success in engineering and STEM careers. Located in Houghton, Michigan close to the Canadian border near Lake Superior, Michigan Tech offers students top-ranked and innovative engineering master’s degrees in a convenient online format. These programs are an excellent option for engineers in Canada who want to grow in their careers and develop the advanced skills needed for the future of engineering.

What Can You Do With A Master’s in Electrical Engineering Online in Canada?

As a top-ranked STEM institution, Michigan Tech’s online graduate degree programs prepare engineers like you for increased professional responsibility. Electrical engineering graduates will leave ready to address critical engineering challenges, enter senior engineering roles, oversee complex projects, and solve specialized engineering problems.

Prepare to work as a:

  • Design Engineering Manager
  • Principal Systems Engineer
  • Senior electrical engineer
  • Signal Engineer
  • Electrical and electronics research engineer
  • Spacecraft electronics engineer
  • Service engineer, electrical power systems
  • Avionics engineer

Electrical Engineering Industry Outlook

Electrical engineering ranks third among the in-demand fields of engineering in Canada. With an average of 1800 job openings projected each year for the next five years master’s degree holders will have an array of jobs to choose from. The average annual electrical engineering salary in Canada ranges between $77,750 to $130,000.

Choose Michigan Tech for Your Electrical Engineering Online Degree in Canada

Michigan Tech is globally recognized for academic excellence, graduate employability, and value. Best of all, the 100 percent online format allows busy engineers like you to continue working while earning your degree. Get started today and you can complete the program in as few as five semesters.

Learn more about how the Michigan Tech online Master’s in Electrical Engineering is the perfect choice for engineers across Canada.