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The Preston M. Green Department of Electrical & Systems Engineering aims to solve humanity's biggest problems through the advancement of applied physics, circuits, imaging and systems science.
About Our Programs
The Department of Electrical & Systems Engineering offers a variety of doctoral-level and master's-level degrees in electrical engineering and in systems science and mathematics.
At the doctoral level, both the PhD and DSc degrees are available, which typically require four to five years of full-time study leading to an original research contribution. At the master's level, the programs require 30 credit hours of study and have both a course option and a thesis option.
Our students enjoy the benefits of programs that balance fundamental theoretical concepts with modern applications. In our department, students find ample opportunities for close interactions with faculty members working on cutting-edge research and technology development.
The Department of Electrical & Systems Engineering offers students the opportunity to pursue a PhD or a DSc in either discipline. The PhD program is designed for full-time students interested in pursuing a career in research or academics, while the DSc is for full- or part-time students who wish to pursue an academic career or a career in industry.
- DSc in Electrical Engineering
- PhD in Electrical Engineering
- DSc in Systems Science & Mathematics
- PhD in Systems Science & Mathematics
Our PhD candidates are fully funded, which includes full tuition support, health insurance and a generous stipend. This support is guaranteed as you continue to make satisfactory progress towards your degree.
Full Support & Funding
Our PhD students are fully funded, including full tuition support and health insurance. As a doctoral candidate, you will also receive a generous stipend to cover living expenses. This support is guaranteed as you continue to make satisfactory progress towards your degree.
Additionally, doctoral students may also qualify for additional fellowships, including the Chancellor's Graduate Fellowship Program, the McDonnell International Scholars Academy and the Olin Fellowship for Women
Earn a master's degree or a graduate certificate at McKelvey Engineering and gain the skills and knowledge you need to become a leader in industry. Our students have gone on to further studies, while others have gotten internships or positions with companies such as Amazon, Boeing, Citigroup, Facebook, Google, SpaceX and Tesla.
- MS in Electrical Engineering
- MS in Systems Science & Mathematics
- MS in Data Analytics & Statistics
- Graduate Certificate in Imaging Science & Engineering
Interested master's students can also take part in department research opportunities, gaining hands-on experience with innovative and cutting edge technologies.
Our graduates have gone on to advance their studies or to work in industry as engineers, data scientists, and software engineers at diverse companies such as Amazon, Boeing, Microsoft and the U.S. Department of Defense.
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