M.S. Electrical Engineering

M.S. Electrical Engineering

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College of Business and Economics
University of Idaho
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875 Perimeter Drive MS 3161
83844-3161
Phone: (208) 885-6453
Fax: (208) 885-6296
Amber Gray


Collaborative Electrical Science

Earn your advanced degree at of one of the nation’s premier centers for power engineering research, education and collaboration between industry and academia at the University of Idaho. Learn how to apply your knowledge in the field to develop complex electrical solutions for computers, power conversion and more. Areas of expertise include power/energy systems, electromagnetic radio wave propagation, electronic packaging and microelectronics.

Fast Facts

  • Students partner with industry to solve real-world problems, enhancing their experience and gaining valuable skills for their futures.
  • High job placement of graduates starting at $60K+/year.
  • Faculty have received national recognition for research in Electromagnetics, Microelectronics and Power Systems.
  • Student opportunities to be involved in collaborative research dedicated to strengthening the nation’s cyber infrastructure.
Careers
Career
Careers
  • Communications Equipment Design
  • Electronics
  • Image and Signal Processing Systems
  • Electric Power Generation and Distribution
  • Robotics Design
  • Scientific Research and Development
  • Academic Teaching/Research
Salary

$56,000
to
$137,000

Potential salaries are based
upon national averages.
Degrees
Degree
Degree Prep The ideal candidate for the master’s program in Electrical Engineering will hold a bachelor’s in Electrical Engineering from an accredited institution and demonstrate proficiency in chemistry, physics and mathematics.

If your undergraduate degree is not in Electrical Engineering, you will be required to complete background courses to remove deficiencies before beginning the graduate program.
Degree Roadmap During the first semester, a faculty member is appointed to serve as your major professor/mentor. You work closely with your major professor to prepare and submit a study plan for approval as early in the semester as possible. Both a nonthesis (M.Engr.) option and a thesis (M.S.) option are available for master's and Ph.D. students.

For the latest information on all available Electrical Engineering courses, view our Course Catalog.
Financial
Financial
Scholarships The College of Engineering provides annual scholarship awards totaling approximately $820,000. For information on specific scholarships, feel free to meet with a a representative from the College of Engineering's Student Services team.

You can find general need- and merit-based scholarships on the Financial Aid Office's scholarships page.
Financial Aid

To find out about deadlines, scholarships and eligibility requirements, please visit the University of Idaho Financial Aid Office.

Get Involved
Get Involved
Hands-On Learning Undergraduate hands-on learning and research opportunities in the laboratory, field, and classroom are plentiful. U-Idaho’s engineering senior capstone design program is ranked one of the best in the nation by the National Academy of Engineers. Students get opportunities to solve real-world engineering problems sponsored by industry partners, as well as to showcase their work in the annual Engineering Design EXPO.