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Electrical and Computer Engineering

Chairperson:  Md (Mahbub) Hossain
Address:
211 Engineering & Computing Center
Phone: 320.308.3252
Website: www.stcloudstate.edu/ece

MS in Electrical Engineering (30-36 credits) View Details


Admission Requirements

  • GPA: 3.0
  • A baccalaureate degree in Electrical Engineering or Computer Engineering with a major GPA of at least 3.0 in the last two years. Provisional admission for students who have undergraduate degrees in technical areas such as mathematics, physics, computer science, and other engineering disciplines may be possible. See program website for information.
  • Minimum Quantitative GRE score of 155.
  • Students who score below 4.0 on the analytical writing portion of the GRE are required to complete an approved SCSU English writing course with a grade of C or better.
  • The GRE requirement is waived for applicants with a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering or Computer Engineering from St. Cloud State and a major GPA of at least 3.0 in the last two years.
  • Some undergraduate courses may be required for applicants who have BS degrees but need additional undergraduate training in specific areas for successful completion of the MSEE.

Notes

  • Conditional admission may be possible. See program website for information.

PLAN A


Option(s): Thesis
Credits: 30
Core: 18-24 credits of 500- and 600-level ECE classes (exclusive of ECE 699) including a minimum of 12 credits of ECE 600-level courses including 3 credits of ECE 696. Select courses with advisor approval.
Electives: 0-6 credits from 500- and 600-level courses in mathematics, statistics, computer science, physics, material science, or biology. Select courses with advisor approval.
Research: 6 credits: ECE 699.

PLAN B


Option(s):
  • Starred Paper(s)
  • Comprehensive Exam

Credits: 33
Core: 21-30 credits of 500- and 600-level ECE classes (exclusive of ECE 697) including a minimum of 15 credits of ECE 600-level courses including 3 credits of ECE 696. Select courses with advisor approval.
Electives: 0-9 credits from 500- and 600-level courses in mathematics, statistics, computer science, physics, material science, or biology. Select courses with advisor approval.
Research: 3 credits: ECE 697.

PLAN C


Option(s):
  • Portfolio/Project
  • Portfolio/Internship

Other: Internship
Credits: 36
Core: 21-30 credits of 500- and 600-level ECE classes including a minimum of 15 credits of ECE 600-level courses and 3 credits of ECE 696. Select courses with advisor approval.
Electives: 0-6 credits from 500- and 600-level courses in mathematics, statistics, computer science, physics, material science, or biology. Select courses with advisor approval.
Research: 6-9 credits of ECE 644 and an approved portfolio of written reports from course work and research.






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