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Electrical Engineering MS

Rochester Institute of Technology
Program overview
2 years
Full time/part time
Master's degree
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Description of Electrical Engineering MS

RIT - Electrical Engineering MS

Electrical Engineering MS - Rochester Institute of Technology

The master of science degree in electrical engineering allows students to customize their course work while working closely with electrical engineering faculty in a contemporary, applied research area. Students may choose among the following six options to customize their graduate program of study: communication, control, digital systems, integrated electronics, MEMs, or signal and image processing.

Plan of study

The MS degree is awarded upon the successful completion of a minimum of 30 semester credit hours, including a 6 credit hour thesis. Students have the option of doing a 3 credit hour graduate paper in place of the thesis. In this case an additional course is required. All students are expected to attend the Electrical Engineering Graduate Seminar (EEEE-795) for every semester they are on campus.

Graduates of this program have found careers as:

  • Control systems engineer
  • Design engineer
  • Product development engineer
  • Software engineer
  • Systems test engineer

Major companies such as: Compaq Computer Corporation, Eastman Kodak Company, Harris Corporation, IBM Corporation, Intel, Lockheed Martin, Motorola, and NORTEL have hired graduates from the electrical engineering program.

Admission requirements

  • Hold a baccalaureate degree from an accredited university in an engineering or a related field

Degree & diploma

Master of Science in Electrical Engineering

Tuition & fees

Full-time tuition = $40,426 for one school year (2 semesters)

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Rochester Institute of Technology

Rochester Institute of Technology

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Rochester, United States of America

Rochester, located in the state of New York, is a dynamic city, and home to over one million people -  large enough to provide the dining and night life opportunities you might expect in a bigger city, yet small and friendly enough to be inviting and accessible. In Rochester you’ll find everything from high-tech industry, to history & culture, entertainment and recreation. RIT’s...

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Rochester Institute of Technology

Graduate Enrollment, Bausch & Lomb Center, 58 Lomb Memorial Drive
14623 Rochester, NY

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