Online Master of Science in Electrical Engineering

Online Master of Science in Electrical Engineering

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College of Engineering

Program at a Glance

  • Online - 100 Percent  
    All classes are available online for a total distance education experience.
  • On time
    With 8-week terms, you can focus on specific topics and complete the required 30 credit hours in a timely manner, typically 2 years
  • On budget
    Out-of-state students receive the in-state rate.

Estimated Cost

Tuition and fees per credit hour reflect fall 2016 rates for students studying completely online. If an online student takes a course on campus, tuition and fees will differ.
  • $275.63 Tuition
  • $50 Distance Technology Fee
  • $30 Off-Campus fee

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Emphasis on Electric Power Engineering

A Master of Science in Electrical Engineering degree with an emphasis in electric power engineering provides those students who have earned a bachelor of science in electrical engineering with the opportunity to learn about future electric energy systems. Specific topics include design of advanced distribution systems, power system control, optimal and nonlinear control, electric power quality, and power electronics.

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  • Non-thesis and thesis options available
  • Specialization in power engineering
  • B.S.E.E. recommended; deficiency courses may be required for non-B.S.E.E. students
  • Graduate faculty from the College of Engineering teach the program
  • The University of Arkansas College of Engineering has educated engineers for more than 100 years
  • The College of Engineering is ranked among the top 100 public doctoral granting institutions in the United States
  • Accredited by the Commission on Institutions of Higher Education of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools

Admission requirements

  • 3.0 minimum cumulative GPA, or 3.0 minimum GPA on last 60 hours
  • GRE verbal and quantitative combined minimum score of 302 (1100 prior to 11/2012; University of Arkansas B.S.E.E. graduates exempt)

University of Arkansas B.S.E.E. graduates are exempt from the GRE requirement.  For all others, a GRE waiver may be granted if the following three (3) criteria have been met.

  1. The student has passed an equivalent exam (like the Fundamentals of Engineering); and
  2. The student has a degree from an engineering program accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, or already completed a graduate degree in an engineering related field; and
  3. The student has at least one year of professional working experience after completing a baccalaureate degree.

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