• Course Delivery
    100% Online
  • Total Credits
    30
  • In-State Tuition Per Credit
    $1200.00
  • Out of State Tuition Per Credit
    $1200.00

Missouri S&T's electrical engineering graduate program prepares students to provide leadership in the recognition and solution of societys problems in the area of electrical engineering. 

Most graduate programs in electrical engineering include some specialization in one or more of the following emphasis areas.

  • Circuits - Topics include network analysis and synthesis, computer-aided circuit design, communications circuits, and linear and nonlinear electronic circuits.
  • Communications and Signal Processing - Topics include signal design, coding, modulation, detection, and filtering for both analog and digital systems.
  • Computer Engineering - Computer engineering can be an emphasis area in electrical engineering
  • Control Systems Technology -  Emphasizes linear and nonlinear systems, digital control, process control system simulation, optimal control and estimation, robust control, neural networks and fuzzy logic based control systems, and control of smart structures.
  • Electromagnetics - Topics include the generation, propagation, and detection of electromagnetic fields and waves. Optical topics include applications of fiber optics, optical processing, optical computing, and smart sensing. 
  • Electronics - Topics include circuits and networks containing active devices.
  • Power - Topics include application of computer methods to power system analysis and control, power system relaying and protection, power quality load management, finite inertia power systems (such as those on ships, hybrid electric vehicles, and spacecraft), and electromechanical energy conversion devices (such as rotating machinery, power electronic converters, and electric drive systems).

Thesis and non-thesis options available. This program requires 30 credit hours of coursework for both non-thesis and thesis, with 6 hours of research required for the thesis.


DELIVERY FORMAT: Missouri S&T’s unique approach to delivering distance education is designed for working professionals. Live class participation through streaming video maintains the student-to-faculty interaction and enhances the learner experience through the use of the latest technology. Classes are recorded and archived online for review and easy access. Canvas is the learning management system for the campus.

Admissions & Requirements

To be accepted to this program, you must have:

  1. 3.3 GPA or above on a 4.0 scale
  2. Bachelor’s degree in related field from ABET accredited university (or equivalent international).
  3. Undergraduate GPA ≥ 3.3/4.0.
  4. GRE Score prior to November 2011: Q+V=1180, Q≥ 760, V=420 GRE Score after November 2011: Q+V = 308, Q ≥ 160, V = 148, A/WR ≥ 4.0.
  5. International requirement: TOEFL Score ≥ 92(iBT), ≥ 580(PBT), ≥ 237(CBT) Where TOEFL is not available, IELTS Score of ≥ 6.5 is recommended.
  6. Unofficial transcripts are sufficient for an admission decision. Missouri S&T requires official transcripts from all schools attended before a student may register for a second semester at S&T. In order for a transcript to be counted as official, it must be sent directly from the school to S&T.
  7. Statement of purpose (2-3 paragraphs explaining why you are applying to this program), resume, and 3 letters of recommendation. You will be asked to upload or provide this information during the online application process.
NOTE: Individuals residing in MA are not able to enroll in this program.

To apply to this program:

Before you apply online, make sure you have all your application materials gathered.

Application Deadlines

Fall Semester
August 1
Spring Semester
January 1
Summer Session
May 20

Tuition & Fees

Missouri Resident Fee Rates
  • Per Credit Hour
  • Tuition: $1200.00
  • 3 Credit Hours
  • Tuition: $3600.00
Missouri Non-Resident Fee Rates
  • Per Credit Hour
  • Tuition: $1200.00
  • 3 Credit Hours
  • Tuition: $3600.00
Active Duty Military Fee Rates
  • Per Credit Hour
  • Tuition: $734.94
  • 3 Credit Hours
  • Tuition: $2204.82
Tuition rates are subject to change.

What's it like to take a program online?

  • Earn a quality education online

    With more than 100 online programs to choose from across our four campuses, our online students have incredible access to career-advancing education. Our online courses are developed and taught by the same excellent faculty and instructors who teach the courses on campus. Whether you’re looking for an undergraduate education, graduate education, or a certificate program to further your career, one of our four campuses has an option to fit your needs.

  • Learning that fits your schedule

    Online learning provides students with the flexibility and freedom to attend classes whenever and wherever you are, in a way that is convenient for you. You can save time and money by being able to continue working and by avoiding relocation, travel and commuting costs. Courses must be completed in scheduled time frames, but in most cases, you can log in and complete course work whenever doing so best fits your schedule. Online education means learning on your terms – not the other way around.

  • Service you expect from a renowned University

    Our goal is to provide our online students with an excellent academic experience, without forcing you to make sacrifices in other areas of your life.

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