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Master of Control Engineering

The MCE degree (Master of Control Engineering) is a terminal professional degree designed for students interested in an industrial career.

1. The MCE degree requires 30 units, which may include optionally 6 units for thesis or independent study.

2. Required courses (15 units) for the MCE degree include:

  • ESE 441 Control Systems
  • ESE 543 Control Systems Design by State Space Methods
  • ESE 520 Probability and Stochastic Processes
  • and at least two of the following five courses:

  • ESE 415 Optimization
  • ESE 525 Random Processes and Kalman Filtering
  • ESE 551 Linear Dynamic Systems I
  • ESE 552 Linear Dynamic Systems II
  • ESE 553 Nonlinear Dynamic Systems
  • ESE 547 Robust and Adaptive Control

3. Elective Courses (15 units) The fifteen units of electives should be courses of technical nature at the senior and graduate levels approved by the Program Director.

4. It is allowed to transfer 6 units of courses from another school as electives provided that the courses were not needed for the student’s Bachelor’s degree.

5.ESE 590 Electrical & Systems Engineering Graduate Seminar must be taken each semester.

6. The degree program must be consistent with the residency and other applicable requirements of Washington University and the School of Engineering & Applied Science.

Washington University in St. Louis School of Engineering & Applied Science, Department of Electrical & Systems Engineering

Green Hall, CB 1042, 1 Brookings Drive, Saint Louis, MO, USA 63130
Phone: (314) 935-5565, Fax: (314) 935-7500

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