What will I learn?

The program must consist of 30 or more hours of credit including 21 or more hours of coursework for which a grade of A-F is given and nine or more credits of thesis research (EE 700).
Under the thesis option (all programs), the student is expected to complete a significant research project and submit a thesis, which adheres to EECS standards and the formatting requirements of the advisory committee and the Graduate School. The thesis work should be submitted for refereed publication prior to scheduling the final exam. It is the student’s responsibility to meet the deadlines specified by the Graduate School. All students on financial aid from WSU must choose the thesis option.

Student Learning Outcomes:

All graduates will be able to:

Students have general mastery of their field of study in Electrical Engineering.
Students have mastery of knowledge in a specialized area.
Students are able to conduct state-of-the-art research in a specialize area that makes a contribution to the knowledge base.
Students can effectively communicate their research in oral and written form.
Students are able to disseminate research results in archival literature.

Career Opportunities:

The success of our graduate students in industry and higher education reflects the excellence of the School of EECS and its programs. In industry, our graduate degree holders are presidents, CEOs, CIOs, vice presidents, directors, and division and department managers. Some have founded at least one company and initiated and promoted new technologies, operations and sales strategies. Others have excelled as senior designers, project managers, senior scientists, and lead engineers. In higher education, they are professors, deans, and research directors. Graduate degrees have enriched their lives and careers, while affecting positively the economy of the state and nation. All are excellent role models for their peers and our students.

Which department am I in?

Voiland College of Engineering and Architecture

Study options

Full Time (30 hours)

Tuition fees
US$27,038.00 per year

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

Application deadline

10 January 2022

Start date

10 January 2022, 22 August 2022

Venue

Tri-Cities Campus

2710 Crimson Way,

RICHLAND,

Washington,

99354, United States

Full Time (30 hours)

Tuition fees
US$27,066.00 per year

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

Application deadline

10 January 2022

Start date

10 January 2022, 22 August 2022

Venue

Washington State University

370 Lighty Student Services Building,

PULLMAN,

Washington,

99164, United States

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Minimum cumulative GPA of 3.2 (on a 4.0 scale) in B.S. degree

For international students

Prospective international students must have the equivalent of a U.S. bachelor’s degree from an approved institution. Usually this is a minimum of four years of study beyond grade 12.
A grade point average equivalent to a U.S. grade of “B” or better is required.

The minimum acceptable IELTS score is 7.

Minimum TOEFL Scores: Paper 580; Computer 237; Internet 93;

MELAB: 82

Deadlines:

Fall Semester: January 10

Spring Semester: July 1

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

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