What will I learn?

Graduates of the Electrical Engineering Program have the ability to apply their knowledge and skills in a variety of professional electrical engineering positions dealing with research, design, manufacturing, and operation of equipment and services including power, control, communication, computer, optical and electro-optical systems, consumer electronics, household appliances, and electrical and electronic devices and materials. They can also apply for advanced graduate studies.

General Information

Electrical and Computer engineers are at the forefront of today’s technological revolution and they continue to be in demand in all types of public and private enterprises. The value added in today’s products is primarily electronics and software. The Internet has filled our lives with their influences. Electrical and Computer engineering touch every aspect of today’s modern world. Our graduates are uniquely qualified to become engineers, capable of designing hardware and software. Electrical and Computer engineers work in the communications, controls, signal and image processing, biomedical, aerospace, electronics, computer hardware, embedded systems, materials, energy, defense, data gathering / analysis and other diverse commercial sectors.

Program Educational Objectives

In support of the objectives of the College of Engineering, the Electrical Engineering and Computer Engineering programs will prepare our students to be proficient at putting theory into practice, capable of lifelong learning, and be aware of the social, ethical, and environmental issues associated with their professional activities.

To ensure these goals, we expect specific accomplishments of our graduates to include the ability to:

Successfully analyze, design, or test electrical/computer systems.

Serve as a productive member of a team.

Assume leadership roles in their career.

Contribute in professional and civic service.

Pursue lifelong learning.

Student Outcomes

Accordingly, the program has documented student outcomes that support the program educational objectives. Attainment of these outcomes prepares graduates to enter the professional practice of engineering.

1. An ability to identify, formulates, and solve complex engineering problems by applying principles of engineering, science, and mathematics.

2. An ability to apply the engineering design process to produce solutions that meet specified needs with consideration for public health and safety, and global, cultural, social, environmental, economic, and other factors as appropriate to the discipline.

3. An ability to develop and conduct appropriate experimentation, analyze and interpret data, and use engineering judgment to draw conclusions.

4. An ability to communicate effectively with a range of audiences.

Which department am I in?

College of Engineering

Study options

Full Time (4 years)

Tuition fees
US$39,400.00 per year

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

24 January 2022

Venue

College of Engineering

1215 Wilbraham Road,

SPRINGFIELD,

Massachusetts,

01119, United States

Entry requirements

For students from United States

This challenging accelerated program is designed for highly motivated high school students who typically have a GPA of 3.50 or higher. If you qualify, you can be conditionally admitted to the MS in Organizational Leadership program when you apply as a high school senior. If you maintain at least a 3.30 annual GPA overall, the Graduate Management Admissions Test (GMAT) requirement will be waived. If you do not meet the GPA and SAT requirements as an incoming freshman, you join the program in your senior year. You must maintain a GPA of at least 3.00 overall and on accounting courses, and obtain an acceptable GMAT score.

For international students

Students admitted as regular, degree-seeking candidates must have graduated from an approved secondary school (high school) or have obtained a General Equivalency Diploma (GED) by the time of their matriculation.

Undergraduate students can use any of the following standardized tests to meet our English language requirement:

TOEFL - 79 IBT

IELTS - 6

PTE Academic - 53

STEP Eiken - Pre-1

iTEP – 4

Duolingo - 105 DET

Admission is on rolling basis.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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About Western New England University

Western New England (WNE) is an internationally renowned private institution which has been teaching students for over 100 years.

  • Located on a large campus in Massachusetts
  • Average class size of 18 students
  • 98% of students receive university financial support
  • Best National Universities 2021 (U.S News & World Report)