What will I learn?

A Master of Science in Electrical Engineering degree will ground you in the mathematical, theoretical, and hands-on skills needed to solve real-world problems in electrical engineering and related fields. The MSEE program focuses on core topics such as engineering mathematics, advanced engineering computing, digital signal processing, network systems and security, and engineering economics. It also allows you to pursue select advanced specializations.

The Wireless Communication Specialization will educate you on electromagnetic field theory, communications standards and protocols, and wireless sensor networks. The Computer Engineering Specialization will explore computer architecture, system modeling and simulation, real-time systems, digital image processing, and information storage and retrieval.

Program Learning Outcomes

Integrate theoretical ideas and practical electrical engineering and computing skills to design and develop new applications in the engineering field.

Design and conduct engineering experiments or simulations for new product development.

Analyze engineering problems with both mathematical principles and scientific theories.

Evaluate the impact of evolving engineering systems on the global economy.

Design specifications and implement, analyze, and solve engineering problems.

Analyze advanced network systems to meet technological demands, ethical values, and legal standards.

Which department am I in?

College of Professional Studies

Study options

Full Time (54 quarter units)

Tuition fees
US$15,912.00 per year
USD $442 per quarter unit for Course level 500, 600 and 700

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

Start date

Expected August, October 2020


College of Professional Studies

11255 North Torrey Pines Road,



92037, United States

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Applicants must hold a bachelor’s degree or higher from a regionally accredited college or university where an overall grade point average of 2.5 or better was achieved, or where a grade point average of 2.75 or higher was achieved in the last 90 quarter units.

For international students

Four-year bachelor’s degree or equivalent with a minimum GPA or 2.5, or completion of National University’s Foreign Credential Bridge Program.

TOEFL score - 79 (IBT); IELTS score - 6, with no band lower than a 5; Pearson Test of English Academic (PTEA) – 58; International Test of English Proficiency (iTEP) – 5; Certificate of Proficiency in English with a C grade or higher; Certificate of Advanced English with a C grade or higher.

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About this uni

Degrees are WSCUC accredited, and graduates join a global network of over 150,000 talented alumni who are making a positive impact on the world.

  • Campuses in San Diego, Los Angeles and San Jose
  • Average student-to-faculty ratio of 17 to 1
  • Concentrated learning model, one-course-per-month
  • International and domestic students pay the same tuition rate