The Master of Science degree in Electrical Engineering at the University of St. Thomas has been crafted to benefit your career. As a technical master’s degree, this advanced and balanced master’s-level education will provide you with substantive project or thesis opportunities that can increase your earning potential and improve your future project opportunities.
Our master’s degree in electrical engineering has been designed to provide you with both breadth and depth in electrical engineering at an advanced level. Our program has considerable sustainable and alternative-energy power emphasis through coursework and the Renewable Energy and Alternative Laboratory. You will have access to this state-of-the-art research and development facility that focuses on the design, integration, and control of distributed energy resources in a micro grid.
Designed to meet the needs of working professionals as well as full-time graduate students, classes meet evenings and on Saturdays.
A bachelor's degree in any discipline from a regionally-accredited educational institution in the U.S. (or international equivalent). Engineering and physics majors can finish the M.S. in Electrical Engineering program in two years.
An overall grade-point-average (GPA) of at least 3.0 out of 4.0. (Applicants with a GPA less than 3.0 will be considered for provisional admission with their professional experience factored into the decision. Please note: Applicants with a GPA less than 3.0 may be asked to provide a GMAT or GRE score.)
To complete the requirements for the Master of Science in Electrical Engineering, students must successfully complete 10 courses (30 graduate semester credits) and maintain a GPA of at least 2.7.
REQUIRED COURSES [6 courses = 18 credits]: Select two courses from each of the following three topic areas.
Communications, Network and Signals [2 courses = 6 credits]
Select ETLS 620 and one additional course from this topic area.
Energy Sources and Power Systems [2 courses = 6 credits]
Select ETLS 744 and one additional course from this topic area:
Controls and Embedded Systems [2 courses = 6 credits]
Select ETLS 810 and one additional course from this topic area:
ELECTIVE COURSES [4 courses = 12 credits]: You may either choose to do a design project or waive this option.
If you choose to do an Engineering Design Project, you will need to complete both sections (6 credits) of ETLS 881 and two additional elective courses:
If you do NOT choose to do an Engineering Design Project, please select four (4) elective courses (12 credits) instead.
Here is a sample of ETLS electives:
Please meet with your advisor for this program, Dr. Greg Mowry, early in your program to determine the best class sequence, as some classes are only offered bi-annually.