Solve real-world problems with a master's in control engineering.
The Master of Control Engineering (MSC) is a terminal professional degree led by our expert faculty and prepares our students for work in the industry. Through this program our department blends research with practical application to learn how technology impacts medicine, business, and social behavior and more.
The Department of Electrical & Systems Engineering looks for students who have a solid undergraduate background in electrical engineering and a desire to progress further into the field. To support research efforts, the department provides master’s students with state-of-the-art research equipment and the considerable resources offered by a great university.
Students who earn their MSC gain a competitive edge over their peers, working in fields such as system design and specification; university teaching and research; sales; cost analysis; management; component design, research, and development; and consulting, production, and quality control.
Suggested Academic Requirements for Prospective Students
It is recommended that incoming students earn a baccalaureate degree in engineering or another STEM-related degree. In earning that degree, it is recommended that students take the following upper-level courses:
The following courses are also important in the curriculum but are emphasized to a different extent in each of the key areas within the program. Students lacking this content may find it helpful to add it after admission.
E60-505 - Communication tools for Academic and Professional Success
McKelvey School of Engineering requires all incoming international students who submit a TOEFL or IETLS score or has not obtained a minimum of 3 years of education in the U.S. to take a course in communication. This new course was first offered in Fall of 2018. This course does not cost extra for full-time students and is not counted toward the degree or the GPA.