Master of Science in Electrical Engineering

Complete in as few as 5 semesters

Nationally recognized for employability and value

100 percent online, no GRE required

Master of Science in Electrical Engineering

Earn your Masters in Electrical Engineering Online

Our online Master of Science in Electrical Engineering degree program prepares you to design, build, analyze, and lead advanced electrical engineering, communications, and signal processing projects at the cutting-edge of technology.

With an emphasis on communication and signal processing, the coursework focuses on the transmission, measurement, processing, analysis, and interpretation of information-bearing signals. As a graduate, you'll be prepared to take the lead on more advanced electrical engineering projects, pursue new career opportunities, and succeed in supervisory roles.

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


Online Electrical Engineering Fast Facts

  • 100 percent online; ideal for busy professionals
  • No GRE required
  • 30 credits; 10 courses can be completed in as few as 5 semesters
  • For details about the Tuition & Financial Aid, click here
  • No. 25 in the nation among colleges and universities for STEM (Forbes)
  • Michigan Tech is regionally accredited by the Higher Learning Commission
  • Build on your experience and BS degree with advanced practical knowledge to add depth to your engineering career
  • National Service Fellowship available to Military, AmeriCorps and PeaceCorps personnel; Learn more

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Areas of Focus

Communication: Examine communications protocols and technologies from a theoretical and mathematical standpoint, as well as from an application and design standpoint. Focus on the high-level theory and technical aspects of the technologies for digital communications, wireless communications, and wireless sensor networks.

Signal Processing: Participate in in-depth examinations of technologies for creating and using sensors and sensor arrays. Study and analyze the different types of signals they send and receive. Gain a greater understanding of digital image processing, Fourier optics, and sensing and processing for robotics.

Electrical Engineering Industry Quick Look

  • More than 300,000 professionals in today’s workforce
  • More than 20,000 positions to be added in next decade
  • Average annual salary: $96,270
  • Industries include:
    • Research and development
    • Manufacturing
    • Telecommunications

1Bureau of Labor Statistics

Position Average Annual Salary
Senior Electrical Engineer $98,936 (
Design Engineering Manager $103,725 (
Principal Systems Engineer $122,894 (

Online Master of Science in Electrical Engineering Program Course Curriculum

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  • Complete curriculum and course descriptions
  • Admission requirements
  • Tuition and financial aid information

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Michigan Tech is committed to providing career-enhancing online Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) programs that combine academic excellence and affordability. As a student, you’ll build off of your existing professional experience and emerge with the specialized knowledge to become an innovator and thought leader in your area of practice.