Nov 26, 2020  
2016-2017 Graduate Catalog 
2016-2017 Graduate Catalog Archived Catalog

Engineering: Electrical, M.S.

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Dr. Nur Sisworahardjo, Coordinator
(423) 425-5753 or email at


In addition to the general admissions requirements of the Graduate School, students applying for admission to the Electrical Engineering program are required to submit GRE scores to aid the department in the evaluation process. There is no specific minimum GRE score required for acceptance. The submitted scores can be no older than five years old.
The requirements for the M.S. degree with a major in Engineering: Electrical are listed below. Each student’s program of study will be developed by the student’s committee as an individualized program and will be constructed in accordance with sound academic practices to provide the kind of study most suitable to the student’s needs. The proposed program must be submitted on a Program of Study form to The Graduate School office for approval during the first semester of coursework. It is that program, rather than the example which follows, which will constitute the student’s graduation requirements. Candidacy for the degree is typically filed in the semester prior to the student’s anticipated graduation semester.

Area I: General Hours (16 hours)

Breadth Courses (6 hours)

  • Course selection is at the discretion of the student and faculty advisor selecdted from any disipline in and/or out of the department.


Area II: Focus Area Hours (9 semester hours)

  • Select three (3) courses from one (1) of the following focus areas:

Area III: Specialty Hours (6 semester hours)

  • Select one of the following options:

Thesis Research Hours

Non-Thesis Specialty Hours

  • Two (2) additional focus area courses


Program Total: 31 hours

Additional Information and Notes

3.0 GPA required in all courses.

A degree combining Power Systems Managements and Engineering Management courses is available as a concentration in Engineering Management.  See Engineering Management: Power Systems Management, M.S.  

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